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Illinois Literacy Grants:  37 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Illinois.

Literary grants for nonprofits, schools and libraries, early literacy grants, health literacy, financial literacy and literacy grants for teachers.

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Academics, Writers, and Scholars for Research in New York City

Deadline: 09/29/17

Fellowships providing a stipend of $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International academics, creative writers, and independent scholars to carry out projects drawing from New York City Public Library’s research division. The division’s collections co... GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Journalism and Public Media Projects that Focus on Important Political and Social I...

Deadline: 09/29/17

Grants to USA nonprofits for public interest media projects that increases awareness about important social, environmental, and political issues. The ultimate goal of these grants is to promote a better informed American citizenry. As such, fundin... GrantWatch ID#: 179466

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International Individuals in the Journalism, Nonfiction, and Documentary Fields

Deadline: 09/30/17

Residencies for USA, Canada, and International documentarians, journalists, and nonfiction writers working at the professional level about important issues. The fundng source places particular emphasis on topics relating to the most critical and cu... GrantWatch ID#: 172527

Grants to USA Youth Volunteers for Community Service Projects

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants of $500 to USA youth for volunteer projects that positively impact their communities. Youth must begin the application process by September 15. Applicants are encouraged to use activities they enjoy, such as arts, reading, learning, sports, a... GrantWatch ID#: 174878

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Women, Children, and the Community of Champaign-Urbana

Deadline: 09/30/17

Grants to Illinois nonprofits for community benefit projects in the Champaign-Urbana area. Funding is specifically intended for projects in the areas of families, women, child welfare and protection, shelter, health, hunger prevention, literacy, sch... GrantWatch ID#: 179110

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Crisis Relief, Economic Empowerment, and Arts Programming

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in communities where the funding source's facilities are located, for programs in the areas of economic empowerment, crisis relief, and professional performing arts and museums. Grant Categories: Economic... GrantWatch ID#: 152533

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In-Kind Book Donations to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers to Incorporate Agricultural Lessons in the Curriculum

Deadline: 10/01/17

Grants in the form of in-kind book donations valued at up to $250 to Illinois PreK-12 teachers to incorporate agricultural topics in the curriculum. Projects should focus on integrating agriculture into a variety of curriculum areas. Applications s... GrantWatch ID#: 174703

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In-Kind Grants of New Children's Books to USA Public and Tribal Libraries in Rural Areas

Deadline: 10/01/17

In-kind grants worth up to $1,200 to USA public libraries and tribal libraries in rural areas to help acquire new children's books. The Foundation will provide grantees with brand new, high quality, hardcover children's books. Recipients will be abl... GrantWatch ID#: 178554

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, Social Science Scholars for Research Residencies

Deadline: 10/02/17

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International established scholars and writers in the arts, humanities, and social sciences for a three to nine-month residency. This opportunity will provide access to a world-class library and collection... GrantWatch ID#: 161651

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Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Research in Science, Humanities, or Any Other Discipline

Deadline: 10/02/17

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars for research in the sciences, humanities, or any other area of knowledge. The Funding Source is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help c... GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Awards to USA and Territories Libraries and Museums for Outstanding Contributions and Outreach to Local Communit...

Deadline: 10/02/17

Awards to USA and territories libraries and museums to recognize outstanding contributions to community cohesion and wellbeing. This year's awards are intended to recognize programs that serve at-risk children and families, veterans and military fam... GrantWatch ID#: 182179

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Colleges to Promote Higher Education, Educational Films and Television, and Religiou...

Deadline: 11/01/17
LOI Date: 10/15/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and private colleges and universities for programs and projects that focus on promoting private higher education, educational television and media, and/or religious diversity and leadership. LOIs are due by Octo... GrantWatch ID#: 158587

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Grants to USA Writers, Activists, and Researchers for Work to Advance Left-Wing Causes

Deadline: 10/15/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA leftist activists, researchers, and writers for work that advances critical issues in the study of the world, its people, their communities, cultures, and economies, as well as their interaction with the environment. Pr... GrantWatch ID#: 173329

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Science, Culture, and Other Charitable Initiatives

Deadline: 10/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. An LOI must be submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supp... GrantWatch ID#: 179340

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Japanese Studies

Deadline: 11/01/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions for proposals that aim to continue, sustain, and improve the existence of Japanese Studies programs at their institutions. Funding from this program is intended to achieve ... GrantWatch ID#: 162188

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Basic Needs, At-Risk Youth Education, and Domestic Violence Programs

Deadline: 11/17/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for financial assistance to provide children and families with basic provisions, including food, shelter, and physical fitness programs, to support those fleeing from domestic abuse, and to support education and... GrantWatch ID#: 172551

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Grants to USA K-5 Teachers at Low-Income Schools for Educational Arts-Based Projects

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants of up to $450 to USA elementary school teachers that serve disadvantaged students for projects that incorporate an arts and inquiry-based approach to learning. Projects should emphasize a holistic methodology that will address all learners th... GrantWatch ID#: 161847

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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline: 04/01/18
LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for the development of new programs or the assessment of existing programs that promote educational success for disadvantaged children. Initial proposals are due by December 1. Applications are invited for the f... GrantWatch ID#: 176854

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Economic Literacy Projects for Youth and the General Public

Deadline: 02/15/18

Grants starting at $3,500 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that will raise national awareness of the need for economic education. Funding is intended for programs that engage youth and the general public in economic education or create a ... GrantWatch ID#: 173515

Awards to USA Public Libraries and Schools for Outstanding Community Programs that Encourage Reading

Deadline: 04/15/18

Awards of up to $10,000 and in-kind donations of books to USA public libraries and schools to recognize outstanding work in implementing creative community-based programs. The Foundation is seeking to reward programs that encourage locals to engage ... GrantWatch ID#: 174835

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

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA and Israel nonprofit organizations for activities in the areas of urban affairs, Jewish life, biomedical research, and education. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry in order to receive an invitation to apply. The Foundation wel... GrantWatch ID#: 150874

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

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and public municipalities in multiple states for programs in education, the environment, entrepreneurship, and community enrichment. Eligible locations can be found in the following states: Alabama, Ar... GrantWatch ID#: 152127

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

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development, Human Services, Education, and Environment

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofits in communities where the funding source does business for programs that benefit low- and moderate-income communities in the areas of education, human services, the environment, affordable housing, and community economic deve... GrantWatch ID#: 161525

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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Grants to USA School Libraries in Multiple States to Recover from Natural Disasters

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to USA public school libraries in multiple states that have been affected by a natural disaster. Funding is available to help libraries in PreK-12 schools replace and restore collections, equipment, and media. ... GrantWatch ID#: 162395

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In-Kind Grants of Books to USA Nonprofits that Serve Low-Income or Underserved Children

Deadline: Ongoing

In-kind grants of books to USA nonprofit organizations that assist underserved or low-income children. This program is intended to provide books to organizations in need of a small library, or that need to add to or rebuild a library. Books may also... GrantWatch ID#: 164232

Grants to USA Organizations in Multiple States for Literary Events Such as Readings and Workshops

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA organizations including colleges, hospitals, correctional facilities, museums, places of worship and libraries in multiple states to support writers' fees for literary events, such as readings and workshops. Priorit... GrantWatch ID#: 164347

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

In-Kind Grants of Children's Books to USA Rural Libraries Affected by Natural Disasters

Deadline: Ongoing

In-kind grants valued at $800 to USA libraries serving rural communities for assistance recovering from natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Qualifying libraries will receive a collection of quality, new, hardcover childrenâ€... GrantWatch ID#: 165910

Grants to Chicago, Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Environment, and Human Services

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Chicago, Illinois nonprofits, tribal and government agencies for programs in the areas of arts and culture, community development, human services, education, and the environment. Priority is given to programs that support low- and moderate... GrantWatch ID#: 173203

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Raise Money on UHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, and Disaster Relief throughout t...

Deadline: Ongoing

UHelp is used to raise money while applying for grants. The 30-day crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contributors to forward your campaign to their "c... GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants and Loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Rural Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Facilities

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants and loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and Tribes located in rural areas to support the development of community facilities. Facilities must offer an essential service and support orderly d... GrantWatch ID#: 174366

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

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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

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programming and Operating Support to Better Serve the Jewish and...

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to Maryland, Hawaii, Northeast Pennsylvania, and 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 provided f... GrantWatch ID#: 174983

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies to Revitalize Communities through Arts and Culture

Deadline: Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, colleges, universities, libraries, health clinics, and artist collaboratives to revitalize communities by injecting arts and culture into a broad range of local settings. Proposed projects... GrantWatch ID#: 178444

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