Grant Opportunities

Sep 2, 2022

Graphic reads GRANT ALERT with image of megaphoneThe Pilcrow Foundation Children’s Book Project
DEADLINE: October 1, 2022
The Pilcrow Foundation provides new, quality, hardcover children’s books to rural public libraries across the United States. A library’s local sponsors can contribute from $200 to $400, which the Foundation matches on a 2-to-1 ratio. Thus, a library can receive up to $1,200 worth of children’s books. The Foundation provides a list of over 500 quality hardcover children’s books from which grant recipients can select books best suited for their communities. Application deadlines are April 1 and October 1, annually.

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Grants
DEADLINE: October 1, 2022

The WCTF can provide grant funding for all forms of arts and culture. Grant applications should address projects/events/activities that are not traditionally served by, do not qualify for, or are beyond the programs or resources of the State Historic Preservation Office, Wyoming Arts Council or Wyoming Humanities Council. All Cultural Trust Fund grant awards must be matched dollar for dollar. Applications must demonstrate a match based either on cash and/or in-kind donations.

Toshiba American Foundation Grants for Grades K-5
DEADLINE: October 1, 2022

Grants of to support innovative science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects for grades K-5 students. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to teachers to support efforts to bring an innovative project to life within their  classroom. Applications must be for project-based learning.

Public Engagement with Historical Records
DEADLINE: October 6, 2022
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The NHPRC is looking for collaborative projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt. Projects that center the voices and document the history of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are especially welcome.

Wyoming Humanities Crossroads Grants: Programming and Publication
DEADLINE: October 14, 2022
Grants support the larger multi-year thematic initiative of Wyoming Humanities. Nonprofit organizations will be encouraged to explore the idea of growth through change and create programming and project opportunities that dig deep into themes related to Wyoming’s identity, our sense of community, our connection to the land, unwavering persistence, and of course our ability to manage change.

Jason Reynolds / Simon & Schuster Travel Grant
DEADLINE: December 1, 2022
Annual travel grants provide up to $3000 (and not less than $1500) to cover actual expenses for five black/African American librarians selected by the American Library Association for travel, housing, registration, and cost of ticket to the Coretta Scott King (CSK) Awards Breakfast.

Wyoming Humanities Spark Grants
DEADLINE: First business day of each month
Spark Grants are available year-round to support public programs and events that draw upon the humanities to increase understanding of any aspect of the human experience. These grants, up to $2,000, are available for both program planning and implementation and require the involvement of a humanities scholar or expert. For questions regarding Wyoming Humanities grants, contact Chloé Flagg at

T-Mobile Hometown Grants
DEADLINE: Open on quarterly basis
The T-Mobile Hometown Grants program will help fund projects to build, rebuild, or refresh community spaces that help foster local connections in small towns. Towns of under 50,000 population may apply for up to $50,000.

Wish You Well Foundation Grants

Primary focus o is to support non-profit organizations in the United States that teach adults the literacy skills they need to communicate, grow, and thrive within their communities. Most requests range from $200 to $10,000. They do not fund youth programs.

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