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Historic Preservation and rehabilitation of land, homes, libraries, museums, film, art, cultural and religious resources. Historic preservation of historical buildings and preservation of historical landmarks.

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Fellowships to USA Scholars for Advanced Research

Deadline 04/08/20

Fellowships to USA individuals for extensive research projects. The fellowships are intended to support a range of projects and activities that display outstanding analytics and high-level writing skills. Applications must clearly express a project's value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Applications ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Grants to USA Universities, Museums, Laboratories, Nonprofits, and Agencies to Preserve Cult...

Deadline 02/24/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA universities, museums, laboratories, nonprofit organizations, preservation agencies, and park agencies for cultural preservation research activities. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended for innovative research that develops new tech...

GrantWatch ID#: 162712

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Promote the Use of Renewable Energy Tec...

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, colleges, and universities to promote the use of renewable energy technologies that are not yet commonly used in the state. Applicants must contact the Foundation before applying. Incentives will be determined on a case-by-case basis for the following c...

GrantWatch ID#: 151293

Grants to Illinois Environmental Nonprofits to Strengthen Organizational Capacity

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to Illinois nonprofit environmental and conservation organizations for organizational capacity building projects. Funding is intended for projects that increase the capacity of nonprofits that protect wildlife habitat and natural areas in Illinois. The objective of the grant program is to broaden an...

GrantWatch ID#: 151295

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Collaborative Planning Projects in Natu...

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for collaborative initiatives in conservation planning. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Consideration will be given to public and private collaborations that identify significant wildlife habitat and natural areas and develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 151297

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits and Agencies to Purchase Land for the Protection of Natural Ar...

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to purchase land for conservation and restoration purposes. For proposals involving larger purchases, wetlands, or multiple-parcel projects, interested applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Preference will be given to projects that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172383

Grants to Illinois K-12 Public Schools and Educational Nonprofits for Hands-On Wind Energy P...

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to Illinois K-12 public schools and nonprofit organizations providing educational services for hands-on wind energy programs. Funding is intended to teach students about math, science, technology, and the environment in an experiential way. Specifically, funding is provided to install 1-5 kW wind tu...

GrantWatch ID#: 177758

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, IHEs, and Agencies to Install Solar Thermal Energy Systems

Deadline 02/25/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, colleges, universities, and local government agencies to install solar thermal systems throughout the state. The Foundation has supported installations that provide clean energy to community centers, fire stations, schools, and other facilities.

GrantWatch ID#: 178011

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Archaeological Exp...

Deadline 04/27/20 Conference Date: 02/25/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that h...

GrantWatch ID#: 187197

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Multiple States to Enhance the Local Watershed

Deadline 04/02/20 Conference Date: 02/26/20

Grants to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to enhance habitats and improve water quality throughout the local watershed. Funding is intended for the rehabilitation and conservation of natural areas, corridors, and waterways t...

GrantWatch ID#: 179400

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Students for Compelling Videos on the Effects of Pop...

Deadline 02/27/20

Awards ranging from $250 to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International students in grades 6 through 12 for short videos that demonstrate environmental or human welfare issues caused by population growth. Videos must focus on one of the following three global issues: Sustaining Water Systems, Ensuring Economic Opportunities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177778

Grants to Illinois Agricultural Service Clubs for Community Betterment Projects

Deadline 02/28/20

Grants of $500 to Illinois agricultural service clubs and chapters in eligible counties to implement community improvement projects. Funding is intended to positively influence local communities and make them better places to live for local residents.

GrantWatch ID#: 168579

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Wildlife Protection Projects

Deadline 02/29/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for wildlife and plant protection initiatives. Priority will be given to species facing a high risk of extinction, especially endangered and critically endangered species, as well as species with limited information available. Priority will be given to p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186060

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and NGOs for Environmental Protection Pr...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants of up to $40,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and non-governmental organizations for environmental protection projects throughout the world. Funding is intended to support the implementation of an interactive online platform to manage and conserve the world's forest environments, combat deforestation,...

GrantWatch ID#: 151801

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen Communities, Promote Education, and Protect the Envir...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that strengthen local communities, promote education, and protect the environment. The Foundation seeks to improve the lives of a diverse spectrum of people in need of assistance through projects that enrich groups and organizations, and simultaneously ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 166044

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals to Protect and Maintain Outdoor Climbing...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, land trusts, and individuals for projects that enhance rock climbing accessibility. The purpose of funding is to conserve the national climbing environment. Applicants who have not been previously funded will be given priority.

GrantWatch ID#: 172915

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 03/02/20

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701

Grants to USA and Canada Scholars for Research on Native American Language and Ethnohistory

Deadline 03/02/20

Grants of up to $3,500 to USA and Canada postdoctoral scholars and graduate students to conduct research on Native American ethnohistory, history of studies, and linguistics in the continental US and Canada. Applicants are advised to initiate applications in advance of the deadline to allow time for the submission of lette...

GrantWatch ID#: 178514
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions for Re...

Deadline 03/04/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, government agencies, libraries, schools, and school districts in eligible regions for recycling and waste reduction initiatives. Funding may be used for source reduction activities, purchasing collection containers and recycling equipment, or promoting w...

GrantWatch ID#: 155247

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 03/06/20

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $20,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for projects within the focus areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health and human services, and animal welfare. Grants are available to im...

GrantWatch ID#: 168578
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits for Programs Related to Agriculture, Health, and Community Dev...

Deadline 04/10/20 LOI Date: 03/06/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit eligible communities. Funding is intended to support programming that promotes agriculture, health, and the development of local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation is especially interested in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173650

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/01/20 Conference Date: 03/09/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Opportunity for USA Young Adults to Gain Work Experience in Environmental Stewardship

Deadline 03/12/20

Opportunity for USA young adults to gain work experience in the field of environmental stewardship. The program provides training, networking, and leadership opportunities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of programs and projects related to the environment including energy conservation, environmental education,...

GrantWatch ID#: 187717
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Children, Animal Welfare, and Hum...

Deadline 03/14/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that focus on humanitarian support, the environment, children, arts, education, and animal welfare. Preference will be given to those organizations, individuals, and initiatives that will inspire others to get involved, stand the test of time, and will be a manifestation of the Foundat...

GrantWatch ID#: 164766
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Research Initiatives for Cat Conservation Programs

Deadline 03/15/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International research initiatives for cat conservation programs. Funding is intended for on-site conservation programs with a focus on small wild cats. Preference will be given to projects in the areas of field conservation and research activities, including equipment, transport...

GrantWatch ID#: 178833
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Post-Graduate Biology Students for Cat Conservation ...

Deadline 03/15/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International biology students pursuing an MSc., Ph.D., or equivalent degree for felid conservation. Funding is intended for on-site conservation efforts focusing on wild species of cats, with a particular focus on threatened species. This funding program was created to help deve...

GrantWatch ID#: 178834

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Language Preservat...

Deadline 03/15/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and institutions for linguistic fieldwork, language revitalization projects, and archival projects. Funding is intended for projects that address languages in danger of extinction. Projects most likely to be funded are those which serve both the native co...

GrantWatch ID#: 180305

Grants to Local USA Conservation Organizations to Preserve Fisheries

Deadline 07/01/20 Conference Date: 03/15/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA chapters and councils of the funding source organization for projects that address the needs of native and wild salmon, steelhead, and trout. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support wildlife restoration and conservation of cold...

GrantWatch ID#: 145964

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance and Restore Wildlife Habitat in Eligible Ar...

Deadline 03/16/20

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government entities to enhance or restore wetlands, forests, prairies, and habitats for game, fish, and wildlife in Minnesota. Funding is intended to support projects on public lands or waters or lands protected by a permanent conservation easement.

GrantWatch ID#: 184191
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Public Entities for the Restoration of Historical Works

Deadline 04/24/20 LOI Date: 03/20/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA nonprofit institutions and public entities to restore and sustain film of historical or cultural value. Funding is intended for lab work preventing film deterioration. Films must have been created in the United States or by U.S. citizens living abroad. Eligible films should not be protected b...

GrantWatch ID#: 185026

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental Protection Projects

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for environmental protection projects. Interested applicants are required to contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to support activities that protect clean drinking water resources and enhance the use of clean energy systems and related infrastructure throughout ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177028

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Enhance Access to Historical and Cultural Col...

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants to Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and South Carolina nonprofit organizations to improve public access to collections that highlight the unique culture, heritage, and history of the Chicago and Lowcountry regions. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. All projects must be regionally focused and lead...

GrantWatch ID#: 178954
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Wildlife Protection and Domestic Animal Welfare Programs

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofits for a broad range of animal protection programs, projects, and activities of national interest. Funding is intended to support comprehensive, creative, solution-based models that help to reduce suffering, that lead to systemic change, and that promote a more compassionate society.

GrantWatch ID#: 179468
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Grants to Illinois Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Programs Related to Nutrition, Children...

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 03/27/20

Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to benefit local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of environmental stewardship, nutrition, and the positive development of children in the Chicago Region.

GrantWatch ID#: 180276
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Grants to Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies for Land Resources Stewar...

Deadline 03/27/20

Grants to Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana nonprofit organizations and government agencies for landscape-scale stewardship and preservation activities throughout the Chicago region. Funding is intended for projects and general operating support. Eligible areas include Walworth and Kenosha Counties in Wisconsin; McHenry, La...

GrantWatch ID#: 181406
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Nutrition, Environment, and Community Benefit

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area, or to address eligible global concerns. Focus areas include nutrition and agriculture, water resources and habitat conservation, and protection and enhancement o...

GrantWatch ID#: 176800
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Conservation Projects in Eligible States

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits, municipalities, and schools for projects related to conservation in eligible states. Proposals are requested for new initiatives as well as expansions of existing programs. Applicants must be located within the service area of the Funding Source. Applicants from the following stat...

GrantWatch ID#: 179602
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States to Promote the Humane Treatment of Animals

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, museums, wildlife centers, zoos, and educational institutions in eligible states for programs that promote animal welfare. Grant applicants are asked to contact program staff and to submit a letter of inquiry. Eligible regions include Ohio and portions of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146158

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Holocaust-Related Film Production...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for the development, production, and post-production of Holocaust-related films. Films should have an educational value and a broad distribution potential. Proposed films will be judged on historical accuracy, creativity, feasibility, and vision. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174360

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Health, Human Services, Education, and Cultu...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to meet the needs of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for community development, human services, veteran and military support, education, cultural affairs and diversity, and health. The funding source currently operate...

GrantWatch ID#: 174764

Grants to USA Senior Visual Artists for Artwork Presentation and Preservation

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA visual artists over the age of 60 for artwork preservation and historical documentation. Funding is intended to help artists initiate new work or a special project, create a website, acquire studio space, catalog their art or their history, publish a catalog, archive and store their work, or show th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180189
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Grants to USA Educators at Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Professional Agri...

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants of up to $90,000 to USA educators representing nonprofit groups, conservation agencies, and extension agencies in eligible states for professional education in agriculture. Eligible programs must be located in one of the following states: Ohio, Nebraska, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas...

GrantWatch ID#: 185267
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Grants to USA Residents and Graduate Students at IHEs for Projects in Agricultural Sustainab...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA veterinary residents and graduate students at IHEs in eligible states for projects addressing sustainability in agriculture. Eligible states include Ohio, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

GrantWatch ID#: 185594
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Grants to USA Native Tribes, Villages, Organizations, and Museums to Preserve Native America...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of to USA Indian tribes, Native villages and organizations, and museums for the preservation of Native American culture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the expenses associated with the packaging, transportation, contamination removal, re...

GrantWatch ID#: 164780
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058

Fellowship to a College Graduate in the USA for a Paid Conservation Position

Deadline 04/15/20

Fellowship to a college graduate in the USA to gain professional experience working towards conservation goals alongside leaders and colleagues in an eligible city. The Fellowship offers a paid position for the period of one-year with a competitive starting salary and full benefits package working alongside staff based in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185470
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International students and professionals for designing an energy efficient library in a pre-selected location in California. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition is to promote net-zero energy building projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173777
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Training Programs in Maintenance and Restoration of Collector V...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for hands-on educational programs that teach young people about vehicle and boat restoration. Priority will be given to programs that focus on high school and college-age students. Funding is intended to teach the specialized skills and knowledge needed to maintain vintage cars, trucks...

GrantWatch ID#: 178548
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Animal Rescue Proj...

Deadline 05/22/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to rescue animal species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. Applicants must submit a project outline prior to applying. Funding is intended for start-up projects, workshop attendance, and consultations, with a focus on ex situ a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181000
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607