Library Awards and Grants by Date Added
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LEGO Children’s Fund
May 14, 2013
The LEGO Children’s Fund will provide quarterly grants for programs, either in part or in total, with a special interest paid to collaborative efforts and in providing matching funds to leverage new dollars into the receiving organization. We will give priority consideration to programs that both meet our goals and are supported in volunteer time and effort by our employees. The Foundation awards grants to qualified tax-exempt organizations (as determined under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code) including educational organizations as defined in USC 26 § 170 (C) with specific, identifiable needs primarily in these areas of support: early childhood education and development that is directly related to creativity; and technology and communication projects that advance learning opportunities.
June 10, 2013
The Project:Connect-Summer Youth Programming Competition supports single or multi-day participatory and hands-on learning experiences (labs, hackathons, pop-up events) to be held at U.S.-based organizations from July-September, 2013. Workshops or hackathons will support youth working with peers, mentors, and educators on learning and creating experiences toward a better web for all. Based on the principles of Connected Learning—learning that is equitable, social, and participatory—Project:Connect Summer Youth Programs will give young people hands-on experience creating, testing, and investigating ways to make using the web a better place to learn, connect, make, contribute, and share.
Maine Girls Collaborative Project
May 23, 2013
The Maine Girls Collaborative Project brings together organizations throughout Maine that are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
North Carolina Girls STEM Collaborative
June 05, 2013
The North Carolina Girls STEM Collaborative brings together organizations throughout North Carolina that are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Illinois Girls Collaborative Project
May 31, 2013
The Illinois Girls Collaborative Project (ILGCP) brings together organizations through Illinois that are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Build A Bear Workshop Literacy and Education Grants
October 31, 2013
We want to provide direct support for children in literacy and education programs such as summer reading programs, early childhood education programs and literacy programs for children with special needs.
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants
August 14, 2013
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities. Grants support the following formats: exhibitions at museums, libraries, and other venues; interpretations of historic places, sites, or regions; book/film discussion programs; living history presentations; other face-to-face programs at libraries, community centers, and other public venues; and interpretive websites. Implementation grants support final scholarly research and consultation, design development, production, and installation of a project for presentation to the public.
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants
August 14, 2013
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities. Grants support the following formats: exhibitions at museums, libraries, and other venues; interpretations of historic places, sites, or regions; book/film discussion programs; living history presentations; other face-to-face programs at libraries, community centers, and other public venues; and interpretive websites. Planning grants support the early stages of project development, including consultation with scholars, refinement of humanities themes, preliminary design, and audience evaluation.
Estela and Raul Mora Award
August 15, 2013
The Estela and Raul Mora Award is presented annually to the most exemplary program celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day).
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Grants for Youth with Disabilities
June 01, 2013
Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF) supports innovative projects that help youth with disabilities develop the leadership and employment skills they need to succeed, particularly for careers in science, technology, and the environment. MEAF will also consider projects to create tools that help break down barriers to employment and increase job opportunities for young people with disabilities entering the workforce, including returning veterans with disabilities.
Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Award
June 30, 2013
The Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Award recognizes and encourages the critical collaboration between the teacher and media specialist to promote learning and increase student achievement. The awards are given every two years. Three winners will receive: $2,500 (U.S.) cash award; Gale products (approximate value $500 U.S.); a one-year subscription to Library Media Connection; and Educator’s Professional Bookshelf (approximate value $500 U.S.) from Linworth Publishing.
American Honda Foundation Grants
The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative.
Brinker International Foundation Grants
Giving back to the communities where we live and work is one of Brinker International’s core values. With a diverse variety of local fundraising activities and corporate giving programs, Brinker and its restaurants contribute more than $3 million annually to a number of worthwhile charities.
Charles Lafitte Foundation Grants
The mission of the Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) is to provide for and support inventive and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to lead healthy, satisfying and enriched lives.
Office Depot Foundation Grants
The Office Depot Foundation’s funding focus includes making a difference in children’s lives, building communities, and disaster relief. The majority of grants issued are in the vicinity of $1,000 and are supported by in-kind donations when inventory allows.
Pepsi Refresh Project
The Pepsi Refresh Project makes available millions of dollars to be granted through an online, democratic voting process to help projects designed to improve communities. The grant program consists of four categories: arts and music; communities; education; and the Pepsi Challenge. Ideas should be feasible and able to be completed twelve months from the date you receive the first funds.
Poets & Writers Funding for Readings/Workshops
Each year, Poets & Writers Readings/Workshops program supports hundreds of writers participating in events in large cities and small towns throughout New York and California, as well as in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Seattle, New Orleans, Tucson, and Washington D.C
Praxair Foundation Library Links Grants
Library Links grants assist libraries in upgrading their technology, acquiring new materials. or initiating innovative programs. All proposals should describe projects that serve the needs of the community at large.
Rockwell Collins Charitable Corporation Grants
Rockwell Collins makes charitable contributions to a variety of nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world. We make grants available for programs and initiatives. Our giving priorities include education with an emphasis in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and arts and culture, with an emphasis in youth development.
Verizon Foundation Grants
The Verizon Foundation provides support to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations within the United States. The Foundation supports the following funding priorities: literacy, education, healthcare, and sustainability. The Verizon Foundation does not have a range for grant amounts. Many factors, including the specific program or project to be funded and the organization making the request, determine funding amounts.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports new ideas about how to engage children and youth in learning and new ways to bring together community-based systems that promote learning.
Wish You Well Foundation Grants
The Wish You Well Foundation supports family literacy in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs.