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90 Literacy & Libraries Grants for Kentucky

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Grants to USA PreK-12 Teachers for Innovative Classroom Projects Related to Agriculture

Deadline 09/30/20

Grants to USA PreK-12 teachers to enhance student understanding of agriculture by incorporating agricultural lessons into the core curriculum. Funding is intended for materials necessary for projects related to agriculture, gardening, and other related topics. Teachers...

GrantWatch ID#: 160271

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for R...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and writers in the social sciences, humanities, or arts for a three to nine-month residency. Successful applicants will be afforded access to world-class library collections, where they may engage in in...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Community Benefit Programs

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in locations where the funding source has a business presence for community benefit programs. Focus areas include culture and the arts, education, health and social services, and civil activities. Special consideration will be give...

GrantWatch ID#: 162237

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research in any area of knowledge. Funding is intended to support laboratory research expenses, fieldwork costs, travel to archives and libraries, and the purchase of m...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Southern States to Host Traditional Arts ...

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA nonprofits, educational organizations, and government agencies in multiple southern states to host artists and scholars specializing in traditional art forms. Funding is intended to support projects that include a public performance or exh...

GrantWatch ID#: 166032

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

Deadline 10/01/20

In-kind grants of new children's books to USA public and tribal libraries in rural areas. The purpose of the project is to increase access to quality children's books. Recipients will be able to choose the most appropriate books for their community from a list of over ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178554

Grants to USA Nonprofit, Governmental, and School Libraries to Improve Library and Archive S...

Deadline 03/26/21 LOI Date: 10/02/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to improve library and archive services. Applicants must submit a preliminary proposal prior to the full application and are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA Nonprofit Institutions and Agencies for Professional Development of Library an...

Deadline 03/26/21 LOI Date: 10/02/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and state and local government agencies to enhance libraries through the professional development and training of library employees. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application and should re...

GrantWatch ID#: 162207

Grants to Kentucky High Schools to Participate in a Poetry Reading Competition

Deadline 10/02/20

Grants to Kentucky high schools to participate in a nationwide poetry reading competition. Participating schools will receive the opportunity to work with professional teaching artists. Teaching artists will hold interactive workshops to help high school students prepa...

GrantWatch ID#: 162350

Grants to Kentucky Women for Education, Training, and Career Development

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants to Kentucky women to support educational and training opportunities that will prepare them to succeed in future careers. Funding is intended to foster greater self-sufficiency, equity, and advancement for women pursuing or planning a career in the state's workfo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178862

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction of Cla...

Deadline 10/15/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Grants to Kentucky Museums, Nonprofits, Libraries, Schools, and Agencies for the Planning an...

Deadline 10/15/20

Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Kentucky agencies, schools, libraries, nonprofit organizations, and museums for the planning and implementation of projects. Eligible activities may include organizational strategic planning, social media, websites, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186797
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Grants to Kentucky County Farm Bureaus to Increase Agricultural Literacy for Children and Ad...

Deadline 10/16/20

Grants of up to $500 to Kentucky County Farm Bureaus for education programs. Funding is intended for programs that serve students in grades PreK-12 or adults. The goal of funding is to expand literacy of agricultural topics for the target group. Priority is given to ap...

GrantWatch ID#: 174916

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Theater Organizations and Publishers for the Transl...

Deadline 10/21/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International literary publishers and theater organizations for the translation of Canadian dramatic or literary works. Applicants must be registered in the online portal prior in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177981

Grants to USA Artists for Urgent Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Deadline 10/21/20

Grants of $5,000 to USA individual artists for urgent financial support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Funding is intended to assist artists who are experiencing severe financial setbacks due to the pandemic. Practicing artists must be able to demonst...

GrantWatch ID#: 188958

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools to Support Coronavirus-Related Issues and O...

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issues, human services, disaster relief, and the environmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational, Scientific, Cultural, and Charitable Programs

Deadline 10/31/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for a broad range of charitable initiatives, as well as projects that advance education, culture, and science. Applicants must submit an application 4 to 6 weeks in advance of the deadline. Examples of previously supported organiza...

GrantWatch ID#: 179340

Fellowships to USA Mid-Career Authors and Scholars to Complete Projects Related to Creative ...

Deadline 11/01/20

Fellowships of $35,000 to USA and territories early mid-career authors and scholars for independent projects in creative nonfiction and history. Fellowships are intended to provide time to complete independent works, and are frequently used to supplement sabbatical lea...

GrantWatch ID#: 162919

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Individuals to Research, Archive, and Preserve Music

Deadline 11/01/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals for music-related research and preservation projects. Funding is intended to help safeguard public and private collections of music and other recorded sounds th...

GrantWatch ID#: 181543

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Individuals for Bibliographical and L...

Deadline 11/02/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, libraries, and organizations to compile scholarly library resource lists serving United States library patrons. Examples of lists include indexes, reading lists, webliographies and other guides to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 174274
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Awards to USA Libraries and Museums for their Contributions to Local Communities

Deadline 11/02/20

Awards to USA and Territories libraries and museums for their contributions to local communities. Selected institutions demonstrate extraordinary approaches to serving their constituents; they exceed expected levels of community outreach. These organizations have estab...

GrantWatch ID#: 182179

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 11/09/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, school, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize librarians for going above and beyond their role as librarian and improving lives in their communities. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Grants to USA Writers to Write Nonfiction Humanities Books for a General Audience

Deadline 12/16/20 Conference Date: 11/09/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA writers to write nonfiction books that foster engagement with the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registration may take at least two weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support well-researched books in any area of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177811
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/20

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603
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Grants to USA Museums for Capacity Building Activities

Deadline 11/16/20

Grants to USA and territories museums, and government agencies and nonprofit organizations applying on behalf of museums to increase their capacity to serve the public. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is in...

GrantWatch ID#: 148060
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Enhance Museum Services

Deadline 11/16/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for initiatives to enhance museum services. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for activities related to information access, liter...

GrantWatch ID#: 162641

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Capacity Building and Professional Development at ...

Deadline 11/16/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and agencies for initiatives to benefit African American museums. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to expand institutional capacity as well a...

GrantWatch ID#: 162642

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Housing Authorities to Achieve Economic Independence f...

Deadline 11/19/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and resident associations, tribes, and housing authorities to help public and indigenous housing residents achieve economic stability and independence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to co...

GrantWatch ID#: 183861

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archives preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs require...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Institutions to Advance and Promote Foreign Studies

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and institutions to foster increased foreign studies. Funding is intended to support innovative or existing programs and to support programs at small institutions and institutions without an existing program. Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 162188

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field. The purpose of this program is to recognize an early-career librarian who demonstrates outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributio...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/20

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the monetary prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes si...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve Educational Outcomes for Underserved or Minority Children

Deadline 04/01/21 LOI Date: 12/01/20

Grants to USA and territories 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 prior to the application deadline. Funding is intende...

GrantWatch ID#: 176854
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Public Schools, and Colleges ...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public schools and colleges for projects and programs that foster the growth of bluegrass music. Funding is intended for cultural, educational, organizational dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 176895
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and IHEs for the Translation and Pre...

Deadline 12/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the translation and preparation of humanities texts. The program encourages applications for long-term and short-term editorial projects, as well as projects that are at a plan...

GrantWatch ID#: 151063
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Adv...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian to recognize achievements in advancing library services. Eligible nominees are employed by an IHE library or a nonprofit consortium. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have contributed significantly...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge contributions to the field of library services. The purpose of the award program is to honor librarians for their remarkable achievements in librarianship or library development. Contributions ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries in Recognition of Outstanding and Collaborative Libra...

Deadline 12/04/20

Awards to USA and Canada academic libraries in recognition of the collaborative efforts of personnel to serve their communities in creative and innovative ways. The award is intended to honor the staff who display leadership in programming and work together to uphold t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174849
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Award to a USA Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Instruction in a Research or College ...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award to a USA librarian to recognize the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a research or college library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque. Nominees will have achieved a subs...

GrantWatch ID#: 174850
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Information Li...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or team to recognize exemplary programs about information literacy. Eligible nominees carried out projects in research libraries or academic libraries within the past two years. Projects nominated for the awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Grants to USA Publishers at Nonprofits or IHEs to Support Digital Publishing of Books Relate...

Deadline 12/15/20

Grants of $5,500 to USA publishers at nonprofit organizations or IHEs to support digital publishing of books on humanities-related subjects. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The goal of this competitive...

GrantWatch ID#: 190874
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Poetry in American Culture

Deadline 02/15/21 LOI Date: 12/31/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofits for activities that perpetuate the art of poetry in American culture and expand awareness of the positive effects of poetry on society. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to applying. Funds may be requested for po...

GrantWatch ID#: 146023
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Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/20

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Information ...

Deadline 01/15/21

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the fields of information literacy and library instruction. Nominations should be based on formal or informal research on the topic, the cre...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/21

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Artists to Participate in a Residency Program...

Deadline 01/18/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International artists, writers, and composers to participate in a residency program. The purpose of the program is to provide artists with a tranquil environment in which to pursue their goals. Artists will be given accommodation at the...

GrantWatch ID#: 176635

Award to a USA or Canada Library in Recognition of Staff Development Program

Deadline 02/01/21

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library to recognize achievements in the area of professional development. The award honors an institution that offers a workforce development program designed to enhance staff abilities and increase the effectiveness in reaching obje...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Grants to USA Journalists for Expenses Associated with Groundbreaking Reporting

Deadline 02/08/21

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA journalists to cover costs incurred while researching and writing groundbreaking stories. Prior to submitting an application, applicants must obtain a commitment letter for publication of the proposed story in a US media outlet. Funding i...

GrantWatch ID#: 178022

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 03/01/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, and colleges and universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subject...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317