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Arts and Culture
Aaron Copland Fund for Music Announces Updated Grant Guidelines for Recording Program. The Aaron Copland Fund for Music seeks to encourage and improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music.In general, grants will not exceed $20,000 each. Recordings must be released within two years of an award being paid.
Sundance Documentary Fund Announces Deadlines for Spring 2010 Grants Round. Supports international documentary films and videos focused on current and significant issues and movements in contemporary human rights, freedom of expression, social justice, and civil liberties.... Deadline: February 9.
Haitian Memorial Foundation Invites Pierre Toussaint Art and Essay Entries. Project budgets of up to $500,000 will be awarded to artists, sculptors, or high school students for their artwork, sculpture, or essays depicting a solid understanding and appreciation of Pierre Toussaint and his achievements.... Deadline: Various.
National Geographic All Roads Film Project Offers Seed Grants for Indigenous Storytellers. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to filmmakers for the development and production of a film or video that showcases indigenous or underrepresented minority-culture storytellers...Deadline: Quarterly.
Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies Invites Nominations for Disability Services Award. An award of $1,000 will be given in recognition of an innovative and well-organized project that successfully developed or expanded services for people with disabilities....Deadline: January 11.
Sprint Character Education Grant Program Seeks to Support Positive Development of Young People. Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to school districts and individual schools working to facilitate and encourage character education among K-12 students....
Nominations Sought for 2010 Centers for Disease Control Foundation Hero Award. The award will be given to an individual who has made a significant contribution to advancing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's mission of promoting public health and quality of life.... Deadline: March 15.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Clinical Research Fellowship for Medical Students. Selected medical students will receive a $27,000 stipend, health insurance, and supplementary research and training funds to conduct research and training at one of twelve host research-intensive medical schools....Deadline: January 6, 2010
Philanthropy and Voluntarism
Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation Accepting Applications for Hearst Fellowships. Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students of color who spend twelve to fifteen weeks at the Washington, D.C., office of the Aspen Institute supporting PSI's leadership initiatives, public programs, and convenings....
Deadline: December 15, 2009 ; March 15, 2010; and July 15, 2010
Starbucks Foundation Offers Support for Young Social Entrepreneurs. Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to provide young people between the ages of 6 and 24 with a continuum of service opportunities in social entrepreneurship....Deadline: Open
Miley Cyrus and Youth Service America Launch Global Grants Program for Young Volunteers. The partnership will work to encourage children and youth between the ages of 5 and 25 to do good works in their communities and will award grants of $500 to support projects that address critical issues....