School and Library Grant Opportunities
Grants to Educators (NEA Foundation)
Deadline: October 15, 2017
The NEA Foundation supports new ideas and practices to strengthen teaching and learning. Their goal is to fund and share successful strategies to educate and prepare students for bright and rewarding futures. Funding preference will be given to projects that incorporate STEM and/or global learning.
Find out more and apply at: http://bit.ly/VzK2hN
English Literacy for New Immigrants
Deadline: October 31, 2017
Vernon Library Supplies will be giving away their 2017 operating profits to libraries and other non-profit organizations with programs designed to help new immigrants achieve English literacy and proficiency. Grants of up to $5,000 will be given out on December 1 for programs in 2018.
Find out more and apply at: http://bit.ly/2mj21uc
State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant
Deadline: October 31, 2017
State Farm grants focus on safety, education, and community development. Charitable funding is awarded to educational institutions and eligible nonprofit organizations. Grant amount requested must be $5,000 or more.
Find out more and apply at: http://bit.ly/1rkkWld
Deadline: November 3, 2017
Provides grants for the preparation and publication of popular or scholarly reading lists, indexes, and other bibliographical and library aids that will be useful to users of all types of libraries. Grants of up to $5,000 are awarded annually and are intended to cover preparation costs appropriate to the development of a useful product, including the cost of research, compilation, and production exclusive of printing.
To find out more or apply, visit their site at: http://bit.ly/2eLDMyV
EBSCO ALA Midwinter Meeting Sponsorship
Deadline: November 6, 2017
This award is designed to allow librarians to attend the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association. The grant provides up to $1,500 in reimbursed expenses. Applicants must be ALA members and currently work as a librarian.
For more information and to apply: http://bit.ly/2cLVotF
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation Grant
Deadline: November 10, 2017
The Foundation awards grants to support community-based non-profit organizations. They will consider requests to support museums, schools, programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped, and other community-based organizations and their programs. Grants typically range from $1,000 to $20,000.
For more information and to apply: http://bit.ly/2w4KLwZ
Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Program Grant
Deadline: November 15, 2017
This grant from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is designed to encourage reading programs for children in public libraries by providing $3,000 in financial assistance. Applicants must be members of ALCS and ALA.
For more information and to apply: http://bit.ly/1qu9aOB
AgriBank Rural Community Grant Fund
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Grants up to $50,000 will be available within the Rural Community Grant Fund to facilitate infrastructure improvement and/or development initiatives encompassing housing projects, health, safety and environmental programs, medical facilities, educational programs and more. Disbursements through this fund are designated for projects and programs in rural communities in western North Dakota.
For more information and to apply: http://bit.ly/2tqx0WJ
Baker & Taylor/YALSA Collection Development Grant
Deadline: December 1, 2017
The purpose of this award is to give $1,000 for collection development to public libraries who work directly with young adults (ages 12-18). Applicants must be members of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).
Find out more and apply here: http://bit.ly/2dfAzJ5
Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant
Deadline: December 1, 2017
This award, established by the Preservation and Reformatting Section of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), allows librarians with 5 or fewer years of experience in the libraries and archives preservation field to attend the ALA Annual Conference. The award is a $1,250 cash grant to be used toward registration fees, airfare, and lodging.
Find out more and apply here: http://bit.ly/2dFkhHK
Regional Stem Days for Students
Deadline: December 29, 2017
ND STEM is looking to encourage educational entities and business/industry partners to participate in STEM activities and projects for K-12 students. K-12 districts, Area Career and Technology Centers, REA’s, Universities, and other entities who directly impact K-12 education are eligible to apply. Grant requests may not exceed $4,000. Funds may be used for presenter travel and fees, activity supplies, transportation of students, and facility rental, but not to supplant state and local funds nor to fund existing programs.
Find out more and apply here: http://bit.ly/2hrh18d
Walmart Community Grant Program
Deadline: December 31, 2017
The Walmart Community Grant Program awards grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to eligible nonprofit organizations that operate on the local level and directly benefit the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding.
Find out more and apply at: http://bit.ly/2rsb7Uc
Deadline: ongoing (15th of each month)
The Cass-Clay Chapter of the Awesome Foundation awards a $1,000 grant each month to those who can demonstrate and deliver great projects to make the Cass-Clay area an even more awesome place to live. The grant cycle ends on the 15th of every month, with an award made the 15th of the following month.
Find out more and apply at: http://bit.ly/2g3yBcZ
Deadline: ongoing (1st of each month)
Every month Enslow Publishing selects a winner of their free books contest. The winner may choose $100 worth of Enslow titles. No purchase is necessary. Simply fill out the online form each month for a chance to win.
Find out more and apply at: http://bit.ly/2dQf0PA