Deadline: June 24 (First-Round Applications). Grants between $5K and $50K to institutions around the world working to support libraries and early-to mid-career women scientists in the developing world. The program provides grants to libraries in the developing world to improve access to scientific, technical, and medical information. Priorities include professional librarian training and projects that demonstrate the link between research access, training, usage, and health impact. Info and app:
Deadline: June 1. Up to $50K in seed funding to help community and place-based organizations launch news and information projects that have an impact on issues they care about and ensure that residents are informed and engaged. Priority will be given to Open Government projects that improve the way people and their governments interact. Knight’s definition of Open Government is broad and includes data transparency to technology to increase citizen participation. Info and app:
Deadline: June 4. Grants up to $4K will be awarded to K-12 schools to help students and adults select and implement a series of activities that result in long-term changes in student nutrition and physical activity. Info and app:
Deadline: May 24 (References Due May 20). Two-year fellowships between $30K and $80K to qualified individuals who care deeply about their communities and have a vision for how it can be a better place for everyone who lives there. Info and app:
Deadline: June 30. Up to $10K in scripts and royalties to middle and high schools for three-minute videos created by students and staff that demonstrate why “the show must go on” on at their school. Info and app: http://www.pioneerdrama.com/Video_Contest_Home.asp
Deadline: June 1 & July 31. Twenty-five emerging directors and choreographers will receive paid opportunities to observe the work of master directors and choreographers as they create productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and at leading regional theaters across the country. Info and app:
Grants totaling $1.4M will support partnerships between artists and organizations working to create and pilot methods for reaching the public and developing interest in and access to jazz, theater, and contemporary dance. Full Press Release: “The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards $1.475 Million in Grants to Artists and Organizations Working Together to Build Demand for the Performing Arts.” 4/09/13.