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Awards to Jackson County, Michigan Teachers to Recognize Dedication to Local Youth

Deadline 10/18/19

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to Jackson County, Michigan K-12 teachers to recognize their hard work and dedication to local youth. Funding is intended for professional development or classroom use. The Foundation seeks to honor innovative educators who go above and beyond to make a difference in their students' ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150659

Award to Washington Author to Recognize Outstanding Literary Work in Fiction

Deadline 09/09/19

Award of $10,000 to Washington author to recognize outstanding literary work in fiction. Artists outside of King County and artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Panelists are asked to consider geographic diversity and review all applicants through a lens of racial equity. The panel selects the recipients base...

GrantWatch ID#: 186365

Award to a Tampa Bay, Florida Individual to Honor Outstanding Volunteer Work and Commitment t...

Deadline 08/23/19

Award of $50,000 to honor a Greater Tampa Bay area, Florida individual in recognition of extraordinary contributions to the community, a commitment to giving back, and a history of volunteerism. The award will be donated to benefit a local nonprofit charity of the recipient's choosing. Eligible nominees must live in on...

GrantWatch ID#: 161425

Awards to Recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofits and Businesses in Eligi...

Deadline 08/23/19

Awards to recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC nonprofit organizations and businesses in eligible areas that have come together to work on a specific project. This award program was designed to honor collaborations and partnerships between local businesses and nonprofits that demonstrate positive outcomes for b...

GrantWatch ID#: 181951

Scholarships to Tampa Bay Area, Florida Young Adults Who Are Making a Positive Impact on Thei...

Deadline 08/23/19

Scholarships of up to $25,000 to Tampa Bay, Florida teens and young adults between the ages of 13 to 25 to acknowledge young leaders who are implementing an initiative or idea that will benefit the greater community. An additional $25,000 or more will be granted to a local, community-based nonprofit organization recommende...

GrantWatch ID#: 184230

Awards to Canada Entrepreneurs to Recognize Successful Business Achievements Using an Online...

Deadline 08/25/19

Awards of $2,000 and awards of $3,000 to Canada individuals to recognize successful business achievements using an online sales and auction platform. The award winners will also receive quarterly business development consultations and an annual subscription upgrade.

GrantWatch ID#: 160129

Award to a Wyoming Individual to Honor Outstanding Community Involvement and Service in Chey...

Deadline 08/30/19

Award to a Wyoming individual who has exhibited outstanding and ongoing commitment to community service in Cheyenne. The award is intended to recognize an exceptional person who has demonstrated, over an extensive period, a spirit of helping the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 184090

Awards to Maine Nonprofit Board Members in Eligible Areas to Recognize Innovation and Passion...

Deadline 08/30/19

Awards of $5,000 to Maine nonprofit organization board leaders in communities served by the funding source to recognize outstanding leadership. Eligible nominees are those that demonstrate innovation, passion, and resourcefulness in board leadership, which has resulted in the organization's financial stability, growth, or ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184198

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Professor for Excellence in the Teaching of Standar...

Deadline 08/31/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International educator, professor, or teacher at an accredited university to recognize the outstanding use of industry standards in teaching. A $2,000 honorarium will also be awarded to the winner's university. The award is intended to encourage the use of standards in the curriculum or...

GrantWatch ID#: 160154

Award to a Canada Academic for Outstanding Contributions in Research, Teaching, and Communit...

Deadline 08/31/19

Award of $1,000 to a Canada academic to recognize outstanding contributions in research, teaching, and community service. The recipient of this annual award will be an individual whose actions have significantly contributed to their field of study, the lives of their students, their institution, and to the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 160345

Award to a Colorado Physician in Recognition of Exceptional Volunteer Medical Services

Deadline 08/31/19

One award to a Colorado physician who has provided volunteer medical services and contributions to the community, outside of his/her day-to-day life. The awardee will choose a Colorado health-related nonprofit to be awarded a $10,000 grant. Funding is intended to support the organization's ongoing efforts to deliver and/or...

GrantWatch ID#: 172793

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Groups, and Affiliated Societies to Ho...

Deadline 09/01/19

Awards of $250 and awards of $500 to USA, Canada, and International individuals, groups, organizations, and societies affiliated with the Funding Source to recognize outstanding achievements in the conservation of orchids. At least one of the $500 prizes will honor conservation efforts benefiting orchid species native to t...

GrantWatch ID#: 159984

Award to a Maryland Nonprofit for Community Service in Worcester, Somerset, and Wicomico Cou...

Deadline 09/01/19

Award to a Maryland nonprofit organization for outstanding community achievement benefiting area residents. The award is intended to honor one nonprofit organization in the tri-county area of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, comprised of Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Award Criteria: The criteria for t...

GrantWatch ID#: 161535

Awards to Mississippi Libraries for Efforts to Publicize Library Services and Events

Deadline 09/01/19

Awards to Mississippi libraries in recognition of outstanding public relations campaigns to publicize library services, events, or libraries in general. Applications are accepted from college and university, institutional, public, special, and school libraries. Entries will be accepted in an organized format relevant to th...

GrantWatch ID#: 170786

Awards to Ohio Individual Artists for Achievement in Music Composition, Choreography, Writin...

Deadline 09/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to Ohio individual artists to recognize exceptional achievement across a range of artistic disciplines. Applications will currently be considered in the disciplines of music composition, fiction and nonfiction, criticism, choreography, poetry, and playwriting and screenplays. The Individual Excellence A...

GrantWatch ID#: 178200

Awards to Alabama Individuals for Enhancing Education for Gifted Students

Deadline 09/01/19

Awards to Alabama teachers, educators, administrators, parents, and other individuals to recognize contributions to the quality of education available to gifted students. An award category is also designated for a gifted student to recognize community or school service. The purpose of this award is to honor those who have ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180615

Awards to Hamilton, Ohio Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Teaching Profes...

Deadline 09/02/19

Awards of $1,000 to Hamilton, Ohio K-12 public and parochial educators to celebrate and recognize outstanding dedication to the teaching profession. Each school may nominate one educator for the award. Funding is intended to recognize the efforts of all educators throughout Hamilton. Examples of support for the nominat...

GrantWatch ID#: 153647

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Woman for Outstanding Achievement and Ongoing Work i...

Deadline 09/02/19

Award of $20,000 to a USA, Canada, or International woman to acknowledge exceptional achievement in the area of human rights and to allow the recipient to continue her efforts. Funding is intended to recognize the recipient's accomplishments, which are often achieved at great personal risk, and to enhance her ability to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 163525

Awards to Greater Edmonton Area, Alberta Artists for Excellence and Contribution to the Loca...

Deadline 09/03/19

Awards of $15,000 to Greater Edmonton region, Alberta artists for excellence and contribution to the local arts community. Funding is intended to alleviate working and living expenses to allow exceptional artists time to concentrate on their artistic career and professional development. The Greater Edmonton region include...

GrantWatch ID#: 160319

Awards to Alaska Organizations and Individuals for Outstanding Contributions to Arts and Hum...

Deadline 09/03/19

Awards to Alaska organizations, institutions, and individuals to recognize significant contributions to the quality of arts and humanities within the State. Current award categories address humanities education, leadership, and community service; Alaska Native language and culture; and business leadership and individual a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175219

Awards to East Bay, California Nonprofits, Individuals, and Businesses to Recognize Contribut...

Deadline 09/04/19

Awards to East Bay, California individuals, youth, service organizations, and businesses in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties to honor exemplary contributions towards making the local community a more vibrant place. This award program was established to acknowledge businesses, leaders, and organizations who have given gene...

GrantWatch ID#: 160591

Awards to Arizona PreK-12 Public Schools and Public Charter Schools for Educational Excellence

Deadline 01/10/20 Conference Date: 09/04/19

Awards of $500 to Arizona PreK-12 district and charter public schools for educational excellence. Awards are intended to recognize schools that demonstrate sustained high achievement or significant improvement, as well as an exceptional ability to meet students' academic and non-academic needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 175507

Award to a Pennsylvania or New York Individual for Outstanding Service to the Valley Area Co...

Deadline 09/05/19

Award of $500 to a Pennsylvania or New York individual in the Valley Area for outstanding dedication and service to the local community. The monetary award will be given as a grant to a nonprofit of the recipient's choice. The Valley area consists of Athens and Sayre, Pennsylvania, and Waverly, New York.

GrantWatch ID#: 186506

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Top Executives for Outstanding Work Over the...

Deadline 09/06/19

Awards to outstanding Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC C-suite executives in the Washington, DC area in recognition of their exceptional work over the past twelve to fourteen months. The nominee's company or organization must be headquartered in either Washington, DC; or Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, or Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181949

Awards to Oregon Schools and Student Groups for Service Projects that Contribute to World Pe...

Deadline 09/10/19

Awards of $500 to Oregon elementary, middle, high school, and community college clubs for student-led initiatives that focus on world peace. Awards are intended to recognize the exceptional work of students in promoting peace and service projects in their schools and their communities, and to making the world a safer and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172955

Awards to Alabama Nonprofit and For-Profit Executives in the Birmingham Area for Outstanding...

Deadline 09/10/19

Awards to Alabama business executives representing both nonprofit and for-profit organizations in the Birmingham area to recognize outstanding leadership achievements. Nominations are invited for top executives who have helped their companies achieve business success and growth. The criteria for consideration are stron...

GrantWatch ID#: 182257

Awards to Canada Authors for Newly Published Books that Address Contemporary Political Issues

Deadline 09/11/19

Prizes of $2,500 and one prize of $25,000 to Canada authors for outstanding works of literary nonfiction that reflect a political topic of relevance to Canadian audiences. The purpose of these awards is to recognize books that have the potential to influence and shape thinking on contemporary Canadian political life. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 174284

Awards to Houston Area, Texas Science and Math Teachers for Dedication to Teaching

Deadline 09/13/19

Awards of $2,000 to Houston area, Texas science and math teachers to recognize demonstrated ability and dedication to teaching. Teachers may work in either discipline, and in public or private schools. One kindergarten to 5th grade teacher and one 6th to 12th grade teacher will receive the awards. The awards are intended t...

GrantWatch ID#: 145270
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Awards to Recognize Virginia Elementary and Secondary School Teachers for Excellence in Conse...

Deadline 09/13/19

Awards of $250 to recognize Virginia elementary and secondary school teachers for excellence in conservation education. Programs should demonstrate originality, scope, and concern in incorporating the conservation of natural resources into the curriculum. Elementary (grades K-5) and secondary (grades 6-12) educators ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168371
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Mathematician to Recognize Contributions to Math Ed...

Deadline 09/15/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International mathematician, or a group of mathematicians, to recognize outstanding contributions to mathematics education. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have made a contribution of lasting value to the field. Nominations should describe the significant contributions ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 160647
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Award to a USA or Canada Higher Education Mathematics Department to Recognize an Outstanding...

Deadline 09/15/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada higher education mathematical sciences department in recognition of an outstanding program. Nominations are considered for a broad range of programs that add value to the mathematics community, either internally, or in relation to society at large. Examples might include a department t...

GrantWatch ID#: 160648
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Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/15/19

Award to a Canada K-12 educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of geographic education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators who go above and beyond their job description to promote geographic literacy among their students.

GrantWatch ID#: 160802
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Outstanding Achievements in Science ...

Deadline 09/16/19

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding achievements in the fields of science and the arts. This award highlights artistic and scientific contributions that benefit the human race and brotherly relations among people of all races, colors, religions, nationalities, genders, and politica...

GrantWatch ID#: 173122
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop Innovative Epilepsy Therapie...

Deadline 09/16/19

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for the development of innovative technologies, therapies, or products to treat people with epilepsy. The award will support the development and commercialization of the winning concepts, technologies, or products. Examples Of novel concepts: - Drug or device treatm...

GrantWatch ID#: 177383
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Teachers to Enhance English Language Education

Deadline 09/19/19

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 English language arts teachers to support research projects that enhance the quality of education in the field. Proposals must address a specific question or problem to be studied and provide a clear timeline for execution. NCTE’s English Language Arts Tea...

GrantWatch ID#: 160645

Award to Canadian Aboriginal for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Deadline 09/19/19

Award of $10,000 to a Canadian individual of Aboriginal descent for demonstrated initiative in the field of business. Funding is intended to reward a young resident of Métis, Inuit or First Nation ancestry for a business enterprise that will inspire advancement in the national economy. The National Youth Entrepreneursh...

GrantWatch ID#: 182263
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Awards to USA Youth-Serving Groups to Recognize Child Abuse Prevention

Deadline 09/26/19

Awards to USA YMCAs, Nonprofit resident camps, Boys & Girls Clubs, and Jewish Community Centers to recognize effective child abuse prevention measures. Winners must exemplify excellence in innovation and leadership in practice around the critical topic of prevention of child sexual abuse.

GrantWatch ID#: 186524
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 09/27/19

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Grants and Awards to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for New Treatments and Thera...

Deadline 01/07/20 LOI Date: 09/28/19

Grants and awards to USA, Canada, and International researchers with an advanced degree (i.e., MD, PhD, MS, or PharmD), for scientific research projects that may result in new treatments for people with epilepsy. To start the application process, applicants must submit a letter of intent. Funding is intended to accelerate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180289
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Teaching

Deadline 09/29/19

Award to recognize an outstanding USA, Canada, or International teacher who has made an exceptional contribution to the teaching profession. This award is intended to highlight the importance of teaching, and demonstrate the fact that teachers across the globe deserve to be recognized and celebrated.

GrantWatch ID#: 174812
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for a Significant Breakthrough in Cancer ...

Deadline 09/30/19

Award of $25,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize an original breakthrough or discovery in the field of cancer research. Candidates for this award have furthered cancer prevention, treatments, and early diagnosis. The discovery must have had a significant impact on the cancer field and made a dire...

GrantWatch ID#: 172204
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Award to a USA IHE Faculty Member for Excellence in Teaching First-Year Teacher Seminars

Deadline 09/30/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA college or university faculty member for excellence and innovation in teaching first-year teacher seminars. This award is intended to honor a teacher who has inspired student success, learning, and development, and who has demonstrated great success in teaching first-year seminars.

GrantWatch ID#: 186673
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Nonprofit for Outstanding Contributions to Humanita...

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit organization to recognize outstanding efforts toward alleviating human suffering. The purpose of this award is to honor and advance the recipient organization’s efforts and call attention to the global need for humanitarian aid, thereby encouraging others to expand their...

GrantWatch ID#: 146363
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Grants and an Award to California K-12 Teachers for Classroom Projects that Promote Agricultu...

Deadline 10/01/19

Grants of up to $500 and one award of $1,000 to California K-12 educators to improve agricultural learning experiences in their classrooms. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of science, outreach, nutrition, and educational field trips. Projects must support the integration of agriculture studies into classroom ...

GrantWatch ID#: 149415
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Award to a USA or Canada Mathematician for Outstanding Contributions to K-16 Math Education

Deadline 10/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada pure or applied mathematician to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education for K-16 students. Nominees must have a Ph.D. and published research in pure or applied mathematics, as well as a record of outstanding contributions to mathematics education.

GrantWatch ID#: 160652
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Profession

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and achievements within the field. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians whose actions represent the highest service goals within the profession. These include the following: -Free access to information for all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734
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Award to a Derby Area, Kansas Individual, Organization, or Group to Recognize Outstanding Co...

Deadline 10/01/19

Award to a Derby area, Kansas individual, group of individuals, organization, or civic group to recognize an achievement or contribution to the local community. The award recipient will be honored for an exceptional act of generosity performed during the past year. In addition to receiving a personalized prize package, the...

GrantWatch ID#: 185946

Awards to Delaware Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals to Honor Wetland Protection and...

Deadline 10/02/19

Awards to Delaware organizations, businesses, students, teachers, classrooms, and citizens to recognize outstanding efforts to benefit the state’s wetland resources through education and outreach, assessment and monitoring, or protection and restoration. Nominations are invited for the following two categories: 1. Ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 181170
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Awards to New Mexico K-12 Teachers for Excellence in Teaching STEM Subjects

Deadline 10/04/19

Awards to New Mexico science teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 who have demonstrated excellence in teaching the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) to their students. These awards honor outstanding Informal Science Educators and K-12 science teachers at the New Mexico Academy of Science Annua...

GrantWatch ID#: 160046
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Awards to Iowa K-12 Teachers for Excellence in STEM Education

Deadline 10/04/19

Awards to Iowa K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers to recognize and support outstanding contributions to the quality of STEM education in the state. Nominations are accepted on behalf of teachers who are significantly impacting the lives of students by providing excellent curriculum, encouraging...

GrantWatch ID#: 164332