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Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.   36 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Illinois.

Grants to USA Two-Year Postsecondary Schools to Enhance Humanities Programming

Deadline: 01/12/17

Grants to USA two-year colleges to enhance humanities curricula and prepare students for a future as engaged citizens. The preliminary application component is due by November 1. This program supports community colleges throughout the country in fac... GrantWatch ID#: 174339

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Underserved or Minority Children's Educational Programming

Deadline: 04/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for new programs, or the assessment of existing programs that promote disadvantaged children's educational success. December 1, 2016 is the deadline for the initial application. Funding is specifically geared to... GrantWatch ID#: 176854

Grants to USA Schools to Diversify, Expand, and Upgrade Library Collections

Deadline: 12/12/16

Grants of up to $7,000 to underserved USA schools and territories to provide funds to the neediest educational institutions, so they can expand, revamp and update the book and print collections in their libraries. Funding is intended to enhance scho... GrantWatch ID#: 176911

Awards to Recognize a USA or Canada Individual Emerging Children's Author and Illustrator

Deadline: 12/15/16

Awards of $1,000 to both a USA or Canada individual children's author and illustrator to recognize and encourage early talent in the field. Preference will be given to authors and illustrators of books that have not already received awards. Books sh... GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Education, Culture, and Faith-Based Activites

Deadline: 12/15/16

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and certain faith-based organizations for a broad range of charitable activities. Request categories include youth activities, hospitals, rehabilitation and welfare, education, literature, science, civic enhance... GrantWatch ID#: 176355

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Library and Archive Fields

Deadline: 06/09/17
LOI Date: 02/01/17
Conference Date: 12/15/16

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools for projects that will address challenges, and advance practices, within the library and archive fields. Information sessions will take place December 15th and January 9th. L... GrantWatch ID#: 147018

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Libraries Through Employees' Education

Deadline: 06/09/17
LOI Date: 02/01/17
Conference Date: 12/15/16

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools to enhance libraries through graduate education, professional development, and continuing education for employees. Information conferences will be held December 15 and Januar... GrantWatch ID#: 162207

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Grants to Atlanta, Georgia and USA Nonprofits for Jewish Women's Social Change Initiatives

Deadline: 02/28/17
LOI Date: 12/31/16

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for social change initiatives benefiting Jewish women and girls. Programs based in Atlanta, Georgia may receive multiyear funding. A letter of inquiry is due December 31, 2016. Funding is intended for, but not l... GrantWatch ID#: 176953

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Economic Self-Sufficiency

Deadline: 12/31/16

Grants averaging $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to benefit communities, primarily in the areas of economic development and economic self-sufficiency through education. The funding source focuses grantmaking largely... GrantWatch ID#: 171226

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Grants to USA Libraries in Multiple States for Summer-Term Programs for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline: 01/01/17

Grants of $1,000 to USA public libraries and school libraries in multiple states to enhance summer education programs aimed at disadvantaged youth. Eligible programs work with teens who speak English as a second language, are academically at-risk, o... GrantWatch ID#: 176605

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Awards to USA School Libraries for Outstanding Literacy Programs that Motivate Students and Staff

Deadline: 01/01/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programs that empower staff and students to effectively use ideas and information. Programs should have a connection to the school curriculum. The winning programs will encourage use... GrantWatch ID#: 176903

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Holocaust Research

Deadline: 01/03/17

Fellowships of up to $20,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International PhD candidates for research related to the Holocaust. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. This fellowship supports advanced scholarship regarding the Jews w... GrantWatch ID#: 177429

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Humanities Events and Exhibits

Deadline: 01/11/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects that engage public audiences with the humanities. Applicants are encouraged to consult with program staff prior to applying. Applicants are encouraged to provide new i... GrantWatch ID#: 177745

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline: 01/12/17

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including, but not limited ... GrantWatch ID#: 177586

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits for Environment, Workforce, and Health and Wellness Programs

Deadline: 03/01/17
LOI Date: 01/13/17

Grants to Chicago, Illinois organizations for projects in the areas of environmental sustainability, educational opportunities, social and cultural initiatives for underserved schools and communities, health and wellness, and access to jobs for yout... GrantWatch ID#: 175935

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Grants to Illinois Public Libraries to Build and Refurbish New and Existing Facilities

Deadline: 01/13/17

Grants starting at $2,500 to Illinois public libraries for renovation and construction projects that will improve public library facilities. Eligible types of requests include renovations for improved access to people with disabilities, refurbishmen... GrantWatch ID#: 176126

Grants to Illinois Public Libraries for Critical Funding to Provide Basic Services

Deadline: 01/15/17

Grants to Illinois public libraries with limited funding sources to provide basic library services to their communities. The purpose of this grant is to provide an additional funding source to local libraries that have a small tax-base. This program... GrantWatch ID#: 177567

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Fellowships to USA Individuals to Conduct Scholarly Research in New York City

Deadline: 01/15/17

Fellowships providing a weekly stipend of $1,000 to USA scholars from throughout the country to conduct on-site research at a library in New York City. Applications will be considered for independent, graduate level, and post-doctoral research. Plea... GrantWatch ID#: 177669

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Grants to USA and Israel Scientists for Collaborative Agricultural Sciences Workshops

Deadline: 01/16/17

Grants to USA and Israel scientists affiliated with nonprofit research organizations to hold workshops that identify new areas of agricultural sciences research. Workshops are intended to promote collaboration between sciences from both countries. A... GrantWatch ID#: 177470

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline: 01/18/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campu... GrantWatch ID#: 176635

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Awards to USA and Canada Public Libraries to Recognize Outstanding Programs and Services

Deadline: 01/24/17

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA and Canada public libraries to recognize outstanding efforts in community engagement and outreach. The purpose of the awards is to highlight the value libraries offer to communities through partnerships, communications... GrantWatch ID#: 177380

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Schools, and Libraries for Youth Literacy Programming

Deadline: 01/26/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public libraries, IHEs, schools, and education agencies to provide youth with a unique, month-long reading experience. Organizations that are ... GrantWatch ID#: 176614

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits and Agencies to Improve the Integration of Healthcare Resources

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, and government agencies for projects that improve healthcare outcomes through the development of patient-centered strategies. Eligible projects include workforce training, information dissemination, and evaluat... GrantWatch ID#: 176850

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Grant to a USA School Librarian to Encourage Reading and Literacy for Children in Grades K-9

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grant of $2,500 to a USA school librarian to design and implement a reading and literacy program for children in grades K-9. Priority will be given to programs that motivate struggling readers. The program must be innovative and encourage reading in... GrantWatch ID#: 176902

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One Grant to a USA Librarian or Library Professional to Attend a Continuing Education Event

Deadline: 02/15/17

One grant of up to $1,000 to a USA librarian or library professional to attend a continuing education event or professional development conference offered by the funding source or by another eligible association (see below). Funding is intended to ... GrantWatch ID#: 174858

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Wireless Technology Innovations to Improve Social Welfare

Deadline: 03/06/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and IHE-based organizations to address social issues around the world through wireless technology innovations. Proposals must involve a multidisciplinary approach to addressing critical global issues such as education, commu... GrantWatch ID#: 177554

Grants to USA Youth to Support Volunteer Service Projects and Events

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA youth (up to age 19) for youth-initiated and youth-led activities addressing issues in the areas of environment, democracy and equality, health, and community. Funds will support ongoing volunteer programs and events with... GrantWatch ID#: 154295

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment, Community Enrichment and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio,... GrantWatch ID#: 152127

Grants to USA and Israel Nonprofits for Urban Affairs, Jewish Life, Biomedical Research and Education Programs

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofits for a diverse range of projects in the areas of: urban affairs, strengthening Jewish heritage and Israel, biomedical research, and education through access to information. Organizations are invited to submit a let... GrantWatch ID#: 150874

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Capital Projects to Help Serve the Jewish and General Communities

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services that benefit the Jewish community as well as the general community-at-large. Funding will be provided to eligible nonprofits for capital projects (i.e., the purchase, construct... GrantWatch ID#: 174981

Capital Funding to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Better Serve the Jewish and General Communities

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Maryland, Hawaii, Northeast Pennsylvania, and/or the Greater Chicago Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services that benefit the Jewish community as well as the general community at-large. Funding will be pr... GrantWatch ID#: 174980

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Better Serve the Jewish and General Communities

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Maryland, Hawaii, Northeast Pennsylvania, and/or the Greater Chicago Area, Illinois nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services that benefit the Jewish community as well as the general community at-large. Funding will be pr... GrantWatch ID#: 174983

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Women's Health, Youth, Hunger Relief, and Minorities

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs to enhance the quality of life for residents of communities where the funding source conducts business. A wide variety of programs may be funded including K-12 education, hunger relief, breast... GrantWatch ID#: 171993

Grants to Peoria Area, Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Urgent Funding Needs

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and local, county, state, and federal government agencies for programs and projects that benefit individuals living within a fifty-mile radius of the City of Peoria (excluding Knox and McLea... GrantWatch ID#: 165666

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Crowdfunding Opportunities for USA, Canada, International Nonprofits, Individuals and Businesses

Deadline: Ongoing

Crowdfunding opportunities starting at $500 and without limit to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, public agencies, businesses, and individuals to help raise additional funds for projects, programs, and activities in a wide range of areas. ... GrantWatch ID#: 173609

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Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois Nonprofits for Small Projects on a Short Timeline

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Wisconsin and Illinois nonprofits in Beloit, Brodhead, Clinton, Orfordville, Rockton, Roscoe and South Beloit for immediate funding in the areas of education; health and human services; youth, family and aging; ... GrantWatch ID#: 161906

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