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Opportunity for USA Businesses to Pitch Commercial Problem-Solving Ideas to a Business Network

Deadline 04/23/18

Opportunity for USA startups to pitch visionary ideas related to global commerce to a vast network of business people. Participants in the challenge will respond to one or more questions that global businesses must address in today's digital age. Focus areas include: customer loyalty and conversion, digital payments, and t...

GrantWatch ID#: 159127

Awards to Nevada Folk and Traditional Artists to Recognize Excellence in Cultural Preservati...

Deadline 04/27/18

Awards of $3,500 to Nevada folk and traditional artists who are masters of their trades and demonstrate excellence in practice and teaching to preserve the heritage of their families and communities. A community can be any group that shares the same tribal heritage, ethnicity, religious belief, national origin, occupation...

GrantWatch ID#: 177839

Awards to New Mexico Businesses to Recognize Success and Rapid Growth of Revenue

Deadline 04/27/18

Awards to New Mexico businesses and other for-profits for exceptional success and growth in a short amount of time. Applicants must represent locally-owned businesses. Awards will be publicized online and in print, and a ceremony will be held in the Fall of 2018 to celebrate the recipients.

GrantWatch ID#: 179039

Awards to Denver, Colorado Women for Excellence and Innovation in Business and Entrepreneurs...

Deadline 04/27/18

Awards to Colorado women for outstanding achievements in business in the Denver metropolitan area. Award winners will be selected based on the criteria of entrepreneurship, community leadership, innovation, and professional accomplishment. Recognition is offered in the categories of lifetime achievement and small or large ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182776

Award to a USA Nonprofit for Excellence in Innovation and Highly Effective Programming

Deadline 04/30/18

Award to a USA nonprofit organization that demonstrates excellence in innovation. The award is intended to honor organizations that utilize innovative practices to improve their performance. The judges will also consider the amount of promise an organization shows to further leverage the discipline of innovation based on w...

GrantWatch ID#: 171667

Awards to New Mexico Elementary School Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Teaching Efforts

Deadline 04/30/18

Awards valued at $5,500 to outstanding New Mexico elementary school teachers to recognize excellence in teaching. Nominations are currently being accepted on behalf of Kindergarten through 5th-grade teachers. Award recipients will receive a cash prize of $1,500, assorted gifts from New Mexico businesses, and $4,000 toward...

GrantWatch ID#: 178480

Award to a South Carolina K-12 Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Agricultural Education

Deadline 04/30/18

Award of $500 and additional benefits to a South Carolina K-12 teacher to recognize the outstanding integration of agricultural principles in the regular curriculum. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers who have implemented a lesson, unit, or project about the importance of fiber or food industries in the previous...

GrantWatch ID#: 178764

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Humanities Education in Grades 6-12

Deadline 04/30/18

Award of $1,000 to a Vermont educator to recognize outstanding contributions to humanities education in grades 6 through 12. Examples of eligible humanities subjects include, but are not limited to, history, literature, language, and social studies. Nominations are invited on behalf of an educator who: -Inspires his or...

GrantWatch ID#: 181071

Awards to USA Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Public Education

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards to USA public school educators who are members of the funding source association to recognize and reward excellence in teaching. This prestigious award program promotes advocacy for the profession and honors public education and the dedicated members of the sponsoring association. Criteria for national awards includ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151602

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Museums for Outstanding Exhibits on a Wide Range of...

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International museums to recognize excellence in museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, engineering, and industry to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed and produced, should raise pertinent historical issues. Artifacts and im...

GrantWatch ID#: 161386

Awards to USA and Canada Educators in Eligible Regions to Recognize Published Works that Prep...

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards to USA and Canada language arts educators in eligible regions to acknowledge published research-based works that promote the development of English Language Arts teachers. Eligible works may be from any educational level, scope, or setting. Studies eligible for consideration are those published between January 1, 20...

GrantWatch ID#: 166852

Awards to USA Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise Educa...

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards of $7,500 and one award of $15,000 to recognize outstanding USA K-12 and college educators who have brought creativity and passion to their classrooms as they teach students about entrepreneurship and the free enterprise system. These awards will be given to teachers at the elementary, junior high school, high scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177419

Fellowships to North Dakota Practicing Artists for Career Development Activities

Deadline 05/01/18

Fellowships of $3,500 to North Dakota professional artists to support artistic and career advancement. Applications are invited from artists demonstrating outstanding artistic ability and talent seeking to further their career and strengthen their artistic skills. Eligible disciplines include dance, literature, music, thea...

GrantWatch ID#: 179373
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Awards to New York Early-Career and Student Composers for Concert Music Compositions

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards of $750 and $1,000 to New York early-career and student-age composers (up to age 30). Awards are intended to recognize and encourage promising New York State composers for compositions of concert music for one to seven performers, in any combination of instruments, electronic or digital instruments, and/or solo voic...

GrantWatch ID#: 179713

Awards to Georgia Family Farms for Contributions to Agricultural Heritage

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards to Georgia active family farms to recognize contributions to the preservation of the state’s agricultural history. Applications are invited from family farms that have been in operation for over a century. Farms may receive special recognition in the following award categories: Centennial Heritage Farm Award: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180435
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Award to a Massachusetts Individual for Contributions to the Towns of Cheshire, Savoy, or Ad...

Deadline 05/01/18

Award to a Massachusetts individual to recognize outstanding commitment and contributions to the communities of Cheshire, Savoy, or Adams through either volunteer or paid work. The selected awardee will designate a nonprofit to receive a cash award on their behalf. The Margery and William Barrett Public Service Award i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180790

Prizes to USA and International Youth Teams for Innovative Projects that Improve Personal He...

Deadline 05/01/18

Prizes starting at $100 to USA and international youth teams ages 4-18 to help solve a real life problem. Students will enter a competition and present innovative ideas on improving personal health through wellness and healing. This annual competition inspires youth from around the world to use creativity, kindness, and c...

GrantWatch ID#: 180979

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Educators in Multiple States for Contributions to Earth Scienc...

Deadline 05/01/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers and educators in multiple states and provinces to recognize outstanding contributions to earth sciences education. Nominations are invited on behalf of exemplary teachers who have made positive contributions to pre-college education. The Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Awards pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180980

Award to a Colorado Teacher for Excellence in World Language Advocacy and Instruction

Deadline 05/01/18

Award to a Colorado teacher to recognize outstanding dedication to foreign language education. This award seeks to elevate teachers who are dedicated to the instruction and advocacy of foreign languages and to promote a greater public profile of the foreign language teaching profession. This program also recognizes best pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180981
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Awards to Alaska Individuals and Organizations for Significant Contributions to Environmenta...

Deadline 05/04/18

Awards to Alaska organizations and individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental stewardship. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have furthered the goals of the conservation movement within the state. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: -Life...

GrantWatch ID#: 170662
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Awards to New Mexico Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Outstanding Contributions to Local ...

Deadline 05/04/18

Awards to New Mexico nonprofit organizations to recognize outstanding philanthropic work in the counties of Santa Fe, Mora, Los Alamos, San Miguel, Rio Arriba, and Taos. Nominations are encouraged for nonprofits demonstrating exemplary contributions to their local communities. Award Categories: Courageous Innovatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 181098

Awards to California Individuals for Outstanding Leadership in Addressing Significant State ...

Deadline 05/05/18

Awards to California individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors. The purpose of this program is to support and recognize individuals who have worked on innovative solutions to address critical issues within the state. Nominees may work in any field, such as health, educatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 180103

Awards to Delaware Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to PreK-12 Education

Deadline 05/11/18

Awards to Delaware PreK-12 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of classroom education. Please note that school districts and charter schools must conduct an internal nomination and review process for the district-level awards; district-level winners will then be nominated for the state-level awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 170755

Awards to New Mexico Nonprofit and For-Profit Business Executives for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 05/11/18

Awards to New Mexico nonprofits and for-profit executives to recognize outstanding business leadership. This program seeks to recognize the achievements and contributions of dynamic individuals who have excelled in the business or nonprofit sectors. Nominees will be evaluated on their professional achievement, contribution...

GrantWatch ID#: 178574

Awards to Vermont Teen Writers for a Short Composition on Civil Rights for American Citizens

Deadline 05/11/18

Awards of $500 and $1,500 to Vermont teen writers between the ages of 13 to 19 for a short speech on the topic of correcting the lack of equal rights for American citizens. This award is intended for compositions that reflect the young writers' own original thinking and writing. Winning essays will answer the following ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179679

Awards to Illinois Organizations, Groups, and Individuals for Library Service Excellence

Deadline 05/15/18

Awards of $1,000 to Illinois libraries, library consortiums, non-library institutions, groups, and individuals for superior librarianship. The winner is chosen among the nominees for consistent contribution and service to the library over the years, service that serves as a model for similar programs and activities, and th...

GrantWatch ID#: 143107
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Award to a Wisconsin First-Year Teacher for Outstanding English Language Arts Education

Deadline 05/15/18

Award to a Wisconsin first-year teacher to recognize outstanding education in the English language arts discipline. Nominations are invited for teachers who demonstrate a commitment to the profession, excellent contributions in language arts education, and good relationships with other staff members and the community. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157964
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to Postsecondary Histo...

Deadline 05/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding service to history education at a college or university. Nominations will be considered on behalf of individuals affiliated with two-year, four-year, and graduate schools and programs. The selected individual will be recognized for outstanding adv...

GrantWatch ID#: 180732
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International History Teacher for Graduate Mentorship

Deadline 05/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual history teacher to recognize outstanding mentorship at a graduate level. Nominations are accepted on behalf of individuals affiliated with both two-year and four-year institutions. The purpose of this award is to recognize history teachers who have successfully taught, in...

GrantWatch ID#: 180733

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International New Media Projects for the Use of Digital Technolog...

Deadline 05/15/18

Prizes of $4,000 to USA, Canada, and International new media projects that combine digital technology and history. The nonresidential prize will be awarded for innovative projects that are open to the public and reflect critical, rigorous, and thoughtful engagement. Recipients will expected to use the prize funds for the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180734

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Diversity in the H...

Deadline 05/15/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and academic institutions to recognize sustained efforts and initiatives to recruit and retain underrepresented ethnic and racial groups in the historical professions. Awardees will receive a certificate of recognition that specially honors their efforts to secure and su...

GrantWatch ID#: 180735

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group Advancing the Public's Understa...

Deadline 05/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group for contributions to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Nominations are accepted for a broad range of contributions to the field. This could include, for example, work as an administrator for a public history agency or group (such as a hist...

GrantWatch ID#: 180736
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Group for Contributions to History Education in Gra...

Deadline 05/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International group to recognize outstanding contributions to K-12 history education. Nominations are invited on behalf of a group which has contributed to elementary, middle, and secondary history education including specific initiatives and career contributions.

GrantWatch ID#: 180737

Award to a USA Playwright for Writing a Dramatic Work That is Challenging, Passionate, and F...

Deadline 05/15/18

Award of $45,000 to a USA playwright in recognition of an unproduced new play that is unique, truthful, and fearless. Applications are encouraged from playwrights of color, first-time playwrights, and playwrights of diverse gender identifications. Funding is intended for unproduced plays that are not mainstream and that de...

GrantWatch ID#: 180988

Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/18/18 Conference Date: 05/15/18

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Awards to Canada Authors for Recently Published Literary Nonfiction Books

Deadline 05/16/18

Award of $60,000 and awards of $5,000 to Canada authors for producing outstanding literary nonfiction books published between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. Nominations must be made by the book publisher. All titles must be in English, though translations are acceptable, as well as books originally published in ot...

GrantWatch ID#: 181425
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Teens and Young Adults for Environmental Advocacy

Deadline 05/20/18

Awards of $3,000 to USA, USA Territories, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Islands youth (ages 13 to 22) to recognize outstanding environmental leadership and advocacy. Applicants are judged based on the significance of their projects, as well as their leadership role in its creation and implementation. In addition to the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155875
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Awards to Minnesota Nonprofits and Foundations to Recognize Excellence in the Nonprofit Sect...

Deadline 05/21/18

Awards to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for outstanding efforts that contribute to a better quality of life in the region. These awards will be given in various categories for work related to community solutions, advocacy strategies, anti-prejudice activities, and responsive philanthropic initiatives. Award categor...

GrantWatch ID#: 143447
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Award to an Oklahoma PreK-12 Teacher for Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching Profession

Deadline 05/23/18

Award to an Oklahoma PreK-12 teacher for outstanding contributions to the teaching profession. Nominees should be skillful teachers dedicated to providing quality classroom education. Strong candidates have the respect and admiration of colleagues, as well as the following qualities: 1. Is an expert in his or her field ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180476

Awards to Recognize the Founders of USA Nonprofit Organizations that Serve Women and Children

Deadline 05/24/18

Awards starting at $25,000 to recognize the founders of USA nonprofit social impact organizations that serve low and middle-income women and children. The organization's mission must have a primary objective related to improving health, education, esteem, or related to social reform. These Awards are intended to recogni...

GrantWatch ID#: 181511
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Award to a Nova Scotia Health and Physical Educator for Impacting the Development of Physical...

Deadline 05/29/18

Award to a Nova Scotia health and physical education teacher, supervisor, or administrator for the outstanding development of physical and health education. Nominations should describe how the nominee has shown leadership at the school, regional, board, or provincial levels and how this has impacted others.

GrantWatch ID#: 158397
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Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Women to Recognize Excellence in Business L...

Deadline 05/29/18

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia women to recognize outstanding leadership in businesses and contributions to the community. The purpose of this award is to honor the most influential businesswomen in the Washington area. Nominations are invited on behalf of women representing every profession and industry....

GrantWatch ID#: 179230
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Award to a Nebraska Physician to Recognize Volunteer Health Service to the Community

Deadline 05/30/18

Award of $10,000 to a Nebraska volunteer physician to recognize outstanding contributions to health care. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding physicians who have gone outside the scope of their practice to serve the community. The cash award will be gifted to a health-related nonprofit of the recipient’s cho...

GrantWatch ID#: 179674

Award to a North Carolina School Administrator for Contributions to Library Media Programs

Deadline 05/31/18

Award to a North Carolina administrator to recognize exemplary contributions to enhancing school library media programs. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have made sustained contributions to the implementation of an outstanding school library media program.

GrantWatch ID#: 145016

Award to a Southern USA Artist for Outstanding Artistic Work that Represents the South

Deadline 05/31/18

Award of $10,000 to an artist who was raised in, works in, or currently resides in a Southern USA State in recognition of his or her work that has contributed to a new understanding of art in the South. The prize recognizes the highest level of artistic achievement in any media. Artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150678
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Awards to Monterey County, California Nonprofits and Individuals to Recognize Outstanding De...

Deadline 05/31/18

Awards to Monterey County, California nonprofits and individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to the arts and to making the community better for local residents through the arts. Nominees may be professionals, volunteers, educators, philanthropists, or nonprofit organizations. All nominees receive a certifica...

GrantWatch ID#: 154552
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Award to a Montana K-12 Teacher for Excellence in Earth Science Education

Deadline 05/31/18

Award of $1,000 to a Montana K-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of earth science education. The selected recipient will be eligible for consideration for higher cash awards in the regional and national award pool. Applications are invited from exceptional teachers that promote and teach ear...

GrantWatch ID#: 174261

Awards to Nebraska Groups and Individuals for Acts of Kindness and Contributions to Communit...

Deadline 05/31/18

Awards to Nebraska individuals and groups for acts of kindness and good deeds that benefit local residents. Previous recipients have organized a food and clothing donation drive following a tornado, harvested crops for sick neighbors, and tilled a garden for an elderly friend. Award winners will be recognized at their loc...

GrantWatch ID#: 180589
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Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Pickup Trucks to Better Their Community

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of $2,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that use and rely on pickup trucks to assist with their operations and better their community. Eligible applicants are volunteers and employees for charities that use Chevrolet Silverados, Ford F-150s, Dodge Rams, or GMC Sierras. The person who nominates the selected charity...

GrantWatch ID#: 182915
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Awards to Alabama Individuals and Nonprofits for Outstanding Conservation Efforts

Deadline 05/31/18

Awards to Alabama individuals, groups, and organizations for outstanding conservation efforts. The award program is intended to increase knowledge and awareness of conservation of natural resources, such as air, water, wildlife, soil, and forests, and to recognize those who excel in conservation efforts. Awards are give...

GrantWatch ID#: 183462