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Arts and Culture

Knight Foundation Launches Contest to Fund the Best Ideas for the Arts in Philadelphia
Grants will be awarded to established arts institutions, independent artists, businesses, service organizations, and individuals who have ideas about the arts that will benefit Philadelphia and are able to match funds provided by the Knight Foundation….

Posted on September 17, 2010
Deadline: October 31, 2010

California Council for the Humanities Announces New Round of California Story Fund Grants
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to address the concerns of Californians, and other areas of importance through a humanities lens, including community engagement and public programming….

Posted on September 17, 2010
Deadline: November 15, 2010

New York Foundation for the Arts Invites Applications for Tri-State Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists
The 2011 Mentoring Program will pair approximately twenty emerging foreign-born artists with established artists from the 2010 NYFA Fellowship Program and the folk arts community in order to share ideas, advice, resources, and experiences….

Posted on September 17, 2010
Deadline: October 15, 2010

Children and Youth

got breakfast? Foundation Accepting Applications for School Breakfast Grant Program
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to public schools, nonprofit private schools, and nonprofits working to ensure that children start the school day with a nutritious breakfast in order to learn, grow, and develop through school-based breakfast progra

Posted on September 18, 2010
Deadline: November 15, 2010

Association of Performing Arts Presenters and MetLife Foundation Invite Entries for Final Year of Arts Access Awards
Two awards of $10,000 will be given to performing arts presenters in recognition of their innovation, leadership, and commitment to the integration of older adults, immigrants, people with disabilities, and underserved communities in the arts…..

Posted on September 14, 2010
Deadline: October 5, 2010

Education

California Community Foundation Invites Applications for FEDCO Teacher Grants
Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded to individual teachers or collaborations for projects that work to increase student academic achievement in one of four areas — language arts, math, science, or social studies….

Posted on September 15, 2010
Deadline: October 15, 2010

Nominations Invited for Award in School Library Humanities Programming
A $4,000 honorarium, to be presented at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, will be given to libraries that have conducted a successful humanities program or program series serving children in any combination of grades K through eight….

Posted on September 15, 2010
Deadline: December 15, 2010

Center for Financial Services Innovation Launches New Grant Fund to Promote Financial Capabilities Among Underserved Consumers
Grants of up to $300,000 will be awarded to nonprofits whose projects help consumers better manage their finances and achieve financial prosperity through behavioral changes that improve their credit scores and increase their savings….

Posted on September 15, 2010
Deadline: October 13, 2010

Environment

Oregon Governor’s Fund for the Environment Invites Proposals to Restore and Protect Rivers and Coastal Areas
Grants totaling $500,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, watershed councils, tribes, schools, and government agencies for projects that work to eliminate and/or reduce pollution and otherwise restore the quality of Oregon’s rivers….

Posted on September 16, 2010
Deadline: October 8, 2010 (Pre-proposals)

Chesapeake Bay Trust Invites Applications for Environmental Education Grant Program
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to education agencies, higher educational institutions, and nonprofits working to build and expand K-12 environmental education programs and increase student access to meaningful outdoor education experiences…..

Posted on September 16, 2010
Deadline: October 29, 2010

Northeast Utilities System Offers Grants to Fund Community Environmental Projects in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to protect or preserve the environment or teach others the value of improving the environment through organized cleanup, rehabilitation initiatives, wildlife preservation, or recycling programs.

Posted on September 16, 2010
Deadline: October 15, 2010

Ashoka’s Changemakers Announces Geotourism Challenge to Save Coastal and Freshwater Destinations
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to individuals and organizations working on innovative solutions for coastal, waterway, and island destinations that protect the environment and strengthen the heritage and livelihoods of local residents….

Posted on September 15, 2010
Deadline: December 1, 2010

Health

New York State Health Foundation Announces Excellence in Diabetes Care Grant Program
Grants of $2,500 will be awarded to primary care physicians working to improve the quality of care for people with diabetes and who have received recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Diabetes Recognition Program….

Posted on September 20, 2010
Deadline: Rolling

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leaders Program Announces Call for Nominations
Awards of up to $125,000 will be given to individuals affiliated with a nonprofit in recognition of their work to significantly improve health and healthcare in their community….

Posted on September 19, 2010
Deadline: October 22, 2010 (Brief Nominations)

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