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

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards of $500 to Arizona PreK-12 district and charter public schools that demonstrate educational excellence. Winning schools will demonstrate sustained high achievement or significant improvement, as well as an exceptional ability to meet students' academic and non-academic needs. The A+ School of Excellence™ Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175507

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 01/28/19

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International architects, urban planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, and students for designing an energy efficient recreation center on a California university campus. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Awards to USA and Canada Middle and High Schools for Outstanding Science Lab Instruction

Deadline 02/04/19

Awards to USA and Canada middle and high schools to recognize innovative science education programs for students in grades 6-12. The purpose of this program is to support outstanding approaches in science lab instruction that utilize limited laboratory and school resources. This program also seeks to raise awareness and ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 156676

Awards to USA Jewish Youth for Outstanding Leadership in Volunteer Service

Deadline 12/18/18

Awards of $36,000 to USA Jewish teenagers for outstanding leadership in community service. Awards will recognize teens who have demonstrated initiative in the creation of new projects or the expansion of existing projects that embody the concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world). The Diller Family Foundation knows th...

GrantWatch ID#: 177330

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 12/20/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees may include, but are not limited to, public official...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania Educators for Outstanding Work in Education

Deadline 12/21/18

Awards to Delaware County, Pennsylvania educators to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education. Award recipients will receive $1,000 for their school, a commemorative plaque, as well as $500 towards classroom expenses. Eligible nominees may be classroom teachers, librarians, therapists, and specialist...

GrantWatch ID#: 177100

Awards to Utah K-12 Educators who Demonstrate Outstanding Dedication to Students in the Gran...

Deadline 12/21/18

Awards of $1,000 to Utah K-12 educators in the Granite School District to recognize dedication to their students and their academic achievement. The purpose of this award is to honor educators who ensure their students are prepared for 21st-century challenges. Strong candidates have a track record of improving student achi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177634
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Training Program or Sport Psychologist for Importan...

Deadline 12/31/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International training program or sport psychologist for consistent and meaningful contributions to training and education in the field of excercise and sport psychology. This award may also be used to acknowledge a singular contribution to the field. The Awards Committee will consider a wide...

GrantWatch ID#: 159523
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards with an honorarium of $3,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Awards to USA Teachers and Professors for Notable Contributions to the Lives of Students

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA teachers and professors who have made a significant positive impact on the lives of their students. Nominations are invited from the general public on behalf of K-12 teachers and college professors who have inspired them and helped them grow to become who they are today. About the Award: T...

GrantWatch ID#: 177611
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Award to an Oklahoma PreK-12 Teacher for Promoting Agricultural Literacy in the Classroom

Deadline 12/31/18

Award valued at $2,000 to an Oklahoma PreK-12 teacher to recognize the outstanding integration of agricultural concepts into the classroom setting. The purpose of this award is to promote the development of agricultural literacy and direct statewide attention to the critical role of teaching. The purpose of Ag in the C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177962

Grants and Awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 Schools and School Nurses for Health...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants and awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 schools and school nurses for health-related projects, resources, or professional development. Please note that schools and nurses from Chester, Bucks, Delaware, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties are ineligible. Prospective applicants may apply for a grant or...

GrantWatch ID#: 179540

Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Pickup Trucks to Better Their Community

Deadline 12/31/18

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

Award to a New Mexico Science Educator of Grades 6-12 to Recognize Excellence in Teaching Ab...

Deadline 12/31/18

Award to a New Mexico grade 6-12 science teacher to recognize inspiring and effective teaching on the topic of plants, native plants, and plant science. The award should be used to further the effectiveness of teaching about plants. The award recipient will also receive a book about native New Mexico plants and a related c...

GrantWatch ID#: 184503
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Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Summer Training and...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for summer training, enrichment programs, and research related to STEM topics. Funding is intended to further the educational development and pursuits of the recipients, and to discover talented new STEM scholars across the globe. Examples of approved...

GrantWatch ID#: 184705
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Awards to New Hampshire Elementary, Middle, and High Schools for Exemplary Practices in Educa...

Deadline 01/04/19

Awards of $2,000 to New Hampshire public elementary, K-8, middle, and high schools to honor exemplary practices and excellence. Before applying, applicants must submit a very brief "Intent to Apply" form. The winning school at each level will receive, in addition to the cash award, state-wide recognition, a school banner, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157611
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Award to a USA Teacher from a Northeastern State for Outstanding Language Teaching

Deadline 01/04/19

Award to a USA foreign language teacher from a Northeastern state to recognize outstanding achievements in the profession. The purpose of the award program is to promote the language teaching profession and to raise awareness of the importance of language learning among the media, policymakers, and the general public. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 170941
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Awards to Maryland PreK-5 Teachers in Montgomery County for Dedication to Excellence in Educ...

Deadline 01/04/19

Awards of $2,500 to recognize Maryland PreK-5 teachers in Montgomery County who have demonstrated a sincere dedication to the teaching profession. Nominees must share their enthusiasm for learning with students, encourage them to set high goals, and foster relationships with colleagues, parents, and community members. In a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178623

Awards to Alaska Educators and Paraeducators for Promoting Inclusion and Supporting Students...

Deadline 01/04/19

Award to an Alaska educator or team of educators to recognize outstanding efforts in promoting inclusive education for children with disabilities. An additional award will be given to a paraeducator to acknowledge exemplary classroom support for students receiving special education services. The Governor’s Council on ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182565
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Awards to New Jersey Teachers and Educational Professionals for Contributions to PreK-12 Edu...

Deadline 01/04/19

Awards to New Jersey teachers and educational services professionals to recognize outstanding contributions to preK-12 education within the state. This program highlights student achievement, innovation in education, the rewards of teaching, and crucial services outside the classroom that promote student success. This prog...

GrantWatch ID#: 182651

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Professional for Leadership in Jewish Philant...

Deadline 01/08/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International young professional to recognize outstanding leadership in Jewish philanthropy. Nominations are invited on behalf of foundation professionals ages 40 and under. The cash award may be used for professional development or charitable contributions. The award was created an...

GrantWatch ID#: 178631
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Awards to Minnesota Individual Artists in Eligible Counties to Recognize Outstanding Artistic...

Deadline 01/31/19 Conference Date: 01/08/19

Awards of $3,500 to Minnesota individual artists in eligible counties to recognize outstanding work. Funding is intended to support outstanding artists in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright Counties engaging in a range of art mediums and disciplines, such as painting, photography, sculpture, playwriting, dance, and mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 182999

Awards to USA Businesses and Individuals to Recognize Achievements in Operating or Supportin...

Deadline 01/09/19

Awards to USA and territories small businesses, entrepreneurs, community members, firms, and contractors to recognize outstanding achievements in operating or supporting small businesses. The purpose of this program is to recognize the role small businesses play in driving innovations, creating 21st-century jobs, and incre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178025

Awards to Tampa Bay, Florida Individuals to Honor Outstanding Volunteer Work and Commitment t...

Deadline 01/11/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 161425

Awards to North Dakota Organizations, Individuals, Schools, and For-Profits to Honor Contrib...

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards to North Dakota individuals, teachers, schools, organizations, and private businesses to recognize outstanding dedication to the arts. Nominations are encouraged for those who have expanded arts opportunities to new audiences in the state, provided quality arts experiences, promoted appreciation for local cultural h...

GrantWatch ID#: 177683

Awards to Mississippi K-12 Teachers and Administrators for Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards to Mississippi K-12 classroom teachers and administrators to recognize outstanding contributions to public education. Districts are invited to nominate one teacher and one administrator for the state title. Consideration will be given to teachers that inspire students, are active in the community, and possess leader...

GrantWatch ID#: 179095

Scholarships to Tampa Bay Area, Florida Young Adults and Teens Who Are Making a Positive Imp...

Deadline 01/11/19

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 K-12 Teachers and Groups of Teachers for Exceptional Achievements in Educat...

Deadline 01/14/19

Awards of up to $5,000 to Canada kindergarten, elementary, and secondary teachers and groups of teachers from any discipline to honor exceptional achievements in education, as well as excellence in STEM education. Two separate awards will be given in this program: The Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence: Th...

GrantWatch ID#: 144481
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Awards to Canada Early Childhood Educators and Teams of Educators for Teaching Excellence

Deadline 01/14/19

Awards of $1,000 and $5,000 to Canada early childhood educators or teams of educators for excellence in education and dedication and commitment to the profession and to the development of young children. Nominees are also judged by their outstanding ability to support and engage the development of the children in their car...

GrantWatch ID#: 152902

Awards to Israel Immigrants for Contributing to the Development of the State

Deadline 01/14/19

Awards to Anglo immigrants to Israel whose contributions have helped better Israel in a meaningful way, and who encapsulate the spirit of modern-day Zionism by contributing towards developing the State of Israel. Awards are intended to recognize the achievements of outstanding anglo olim in the following fields: community ...

GrantWatch ID#: 157483

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Undergraduate Educator in Computer Science or Engine...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $10,000 plus travel expenses to a USA, Canada, or International professor of computing education at an undergraduate IHE for excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to educators who have been teaching for ten years or less. Nominees will be evaluated based on meeting one or more of the following crite...

GrantWatch ID#: 165835

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the development, support, and advancement of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors: -Contributions to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Awards to New Mexico Individuals and Organizations to Recognize Contributions to the Field o...

Deadline 01/15/19

Awards to New Mexico students, authors, avocational and professional historians, and organizations to recognize outstanding contributions to the discipline of history. Nominations will be considered in a broad range of categories to honor exemplary contributions, services, and book publications. Award Categories: The...

GrantWatch ID#: 178095
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Prizes to Canada Journalists for Excellent Reporting that Addresses Social or Economic Injus...

Deadline 01/15/19

Prizes of $5,000 to Canada journalists to acknowledge outstanding journalism that contributes to human welfare. Prizes are specifically intended for investigative reporting that highlights economic or social injustice and inspires solutions. Entries may include reporting from magazines, newspapers, online, as well as telev...

GrantWatch ID#: 182553
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Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofit Cultural Institutions and Artists in Eligible Counties for C...

Deadline 01/15/19

Grants to Pittsburgh area, Pennsylvania nonprofit cultural institutions and professional artists to support local artists in eligible counties. Funding is intended for creative development, artist residencies, artistic achievements, career advancement, and financial support, based on the belief that artists are essential t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182983

Awards to International Women Entrepreneurs for Bringing Outstanding Innovations to Market

Deadline 01/16/19

Awards to International women entrepreneurs who have brought outstanding innovations to the marketplace. Eligible entrepreneurs are located in the European Union, or one of the following Horizon 2020 countries: Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160966

Awards to USA Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors for Excellence in Essay Writing on the Theme...

Deadline 01/18/19

Awards ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities for excellence in essay writing on the theme of ethics. Essay topics may be about anything that explores an ethical problem, question, issue, or concern. Suggested Essay Topics: Articulate wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177575
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Awards to Alaska Young Professionals for Career Achievements and Community Contributions

Deadline 01/18/19

Awards to Alaska young professionals to recognize career achievements and contributions to their community. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals under 40 years of age who reside in Alaska year-round. Candidates must display both professional excellence and commitment to the broader community.

GrantWatch ID#: 178302
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Awards to Oklahoma Parents, Teachers, and Administrators for Contributions to the Field of G...

Deadline 01/18/19

Awards to Oklahoma individuals for exceptional service in the field of gifted education. Nominations are made in recognition of teachers, parents, administrators, consultants, and any others who have endeavored on behalf of gifted and talented students across the State.

GrantWatch ID#: 178610
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Award to Honor a Utah Individual for Utilizing Technology to Enhance Education

Deadline 01/18/19

Award to an outstanding Utah individual for implementation of technology to enhance education. The award is intended to recognize and honor a principal, school or district technology staff member, superintendent, technology trainer, or any individual (with the exception of a PK-12 classroom teacher) who has demonstrated ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 178649
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Award to Honor a Utah Teacher for Utilizing Technology to Improve Education

Deadline 01/18/19

Award to a Utah PreK-12 classroom teacher for the implementation of technology to enhance education within the school setting. Award recipients will receive recognition and honor for demonstrating the impact of their work on the educational community, improved student learning, enhanced quality of education, and the succes...

GrantWatch ID#: 178738
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Award to Honor a Utah Educator for Utilizing Technology to Enhance Education

Deadline 01/18/19

Award to a Utah educator to recognize outstanding, innovative use of technology in the field of education. This award will recognize and honor an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated exceptional skill, knowledge, creativity, and leadership in promoting the application of information technology to enhance tea...

GrantWatch ID#: 178739
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Awards to Southern Nevada Public School Teachers to Recognize Excellence in the Teaching Pro...

Deadline 01/18/19

Awards of $5,000 to Southern Nevada public school teachers to recognize and honor outstanding educators. Awards are intended to acknowledge teachers who inspire others by going beyond the call of duty and make a significant difference in their students' lives. Students, alumni, colleagues, parents, PTA members, and com...

GrantWatch ID#: 182570
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Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Businesses in Eligible Counties to Recogniz...

Deadline 01/18/19

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia businesses in eligible counties for outstanding efforts to promote a meaningful and enjoyable work environment for employees. Nominees must be based in Washington, DC; Alexandria and Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties in Virginia; or Montgomery and Prin...

GrantWatch ID#: 182727
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/20/19

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746

Grants to Massachusetts K-12 Teachers for Contributions to STEM Education

Deadline 01/21/19

Grants to Massachusetts private or public K-12 schools to honor outstanding STEM teachers. The winner's school receives a grant in the amount of $5,000 to use for purposes related to STEM, while the winning teacher receives pregame passes and tickets to a Patriots home game and is invited to serve on the Governor's Stem Ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 170064

Awards to USA Child Care Teachers to Recognize Excellent Instruction and to Foster Innovativ...

Deadline 01/21/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $2,000 to USA child care teachers to recognize excellence in providing quality care and for the implementation of projects that enhance classroom learning. Each award winner will receive $500 for the teacher's personal use and $500 to implement the child care project. Recipients will be ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177427
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Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Storytelling and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/19

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize outstanding commentary or investigative journalism that serve the common good. Prize winners should exemplify extraordinary storytelling skill, reportorial excellence, and social justice impact. The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must hav...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619