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

Deadline 01/10/20

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

Awards to Washington Artists to Create New and Inventive Works in a Range of Disciplines

Deadline 12/09/19

Awards of $25,000 to Washington artists to recognize innovation in a range of artistic disciplines. Applicants who wish to apply as a team must contact program staff prior to applying. Eligible disciplines are media, literary, multidisciplinary, performing, and visual. The award is given to artists who are experimenting wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 173568

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Perform...

Deadline 12/16/19

Awards of $5,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works across a broad range of creative disciplines. Funding is intended to support emerging artists who create exceptional works in the media, literary, visual, and performing arts disciplines. Work samples must be from work created in the last...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

Competition for New Mexico Youth for Excellence in Performing a Piano or String Instrument Co...

Deadline 12/07/19

Competition for New Mexico youth ages 10 to 21, to recognize outstanding performances of piano or string instrument concertos. Applicants must choose one movement from an approved repertoire list to present. Cash awards will be given in each division for first, second, and third-place winners.

GrantWatch ID#: 177272

Awards to Utah Teachers to Recognize Significant Positive Impact on Students

Deadline 12/08/19

Awards of $1,500 to Utah public school teachers to recognize exceptional efforts in the classroom. Awards will be given to teachers that have made a positive significant impact on an individual student or group or students. Winners will be honored at an annual banquet and awards ceremony, and will be featured in a speciall...

GrantWatch ID#: 150048

Awards to Texas K-12 and College Educators for Outstanding Contributions to History Education

Deadline 12/08/19

Awards of $5,000 to a full-time Texas K-12 teacher and a college-level educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of history education. Nominations are invited on behalf of worthy individuals who teach full time at the kindergarten, elementary, secondary, or higher education levels. Anyone may submit a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175643

Awards to Texas Educators, Schools, Principals, Districts, and Boards to Recognize Excellence...

Deadline 12/09/19

Awards to Texas school principals, teachers, schools, districts, and school boards to recognize excellence in education and dedication to students and their communities. Awards are intended to acknowledge outstanding educators and inspire others to follow in their footsteps. An awards event will culminate with the announce...

GrantWatch ID#: 147616

Award to a Virginia PreK-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellent Agricultural Education in the Clas...

Deadline 12/09/19

Award of $500 to a Virginia PreK through 12th-grade teacher to recognize the innovative integration of agricultural education into the daily curriculum of core subject areas. Teachers must use agricultural information and materials in their classroom in order to help students learn the importance of agriculture while also ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176072

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, to Honor Leadership, Volunteerism, and Scho...

Deadline 12/09/19

Awards of $10,000 to USA young military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize exceptional volunteerism, scholarship, extracurricular involvement, and leadership in the face of challenging military family life. One award will be presented to a nominee who has designed a creative and bold solution to address a local, regio...

GrantWatch ID#: 176359

Awards to Alaska Individuals, Organizations, Institutions, Youth, and Businesses to Recogniz...

Deadline 12/10/19

Awards to Alaska individuals, organizations, institutions, businesses, teams, and youth to recognize outstanding contributions to ocean sciences, resource management, and education related to the oceans and marine life in the state. Funding is intended to acknowledge those who are committed to protecting Alaska's oceans.

GrantWatch ID#: 182712

Awards to Texas K-12 Teachers for Excellence in Humanities Education

Deadline 12/13/19

Awards of $5,000 to Texas K-12 teachers to recognize excellence in humanities education. Additional funds of $500 will be awarded for instructional materials. Eligible disciplines include history, language arts, foreign languages, and social studies. Nominations may be submitted for teachers of drama, music, and art if the...

GrantWatch ID#: 138494

Opportunity for USA Middle and High School Student Teams to Participate in an Aerospace Desi...

Deadline 12/13/19

Prizes to USA student teams that are sponsored by schools, nonprofits, and youth organizations for successfully competing in an aerospace STEM competition. Teams may be comprised of students enrolled in grades 6 through 12. Competing teams will design innovative rockets to be presented at an aerospace demonstration.

GrantWatch ID#: 159787

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals for Breast Disease Pa...

Deadline 12/13/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals to promote research, medical care, and education for breast disease patients. In addition, awards of $1,000 are offered to USA and Canada breast surgeons practicing humanistic medicine to attend the American Society of Breast Surgeons An...

GrantWatch ID#: 176962

Awards to Utah K-12 Educators in Eligible School Districts to Recognize Outstanding Dedicatio...

Deadline 12/13/19

Awards of $1,000 to Utah K-12 educators in eligible school districts to recognize dedication to their students and their academic achievement. The award is intended to honor educators who ensure their students are prepared for 21st-century challenges. Strong candidates have a track record of improving student achievement, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177634
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Fellowships and Awards to Michigan Artists in Eligible Areas for Career-Advancing Activities

Deadline 01/16/20 Conference Date: 12/14/19

Fellowships of $25,000 and awards of $5,000 to Michigan emerging and established individual artists to support professional development activities. Funding is intended for activities related to the fields of film, music, and live arts. Applications are accepted from artists residing in the Detroit area counties of Macomb,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166667

Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 12/15/19

Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of public education. Nominations are invited on behalf of exceptional teachers who inspire students to learn, play an active role in their community and school, and have the admiration and respect of students, colleagues, and pare...

GrantWatch ID#: 144240

Award to a Manitoba Arts and Cultural Professional or Artist for Artistic Excellence

Deadline 12/15/19

Award of $30,000 to a Manitoba arts and cultural professional or professional artist to recognize high levels of artistic contribution and achievement. Eligible artists may be established or emerging career professionals. Arts and cultural professionals may include editors, administrators, technicians, producers, and cultu...

GrantWatch ID#: 153829

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Exceptional Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline 12/15/19

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to recognize exceptional commitment to the care of historic sites, structures, and collections. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections preservation through research, interpretation, education, scholarship, and public outreach.

GrantWatch ID#: 161163
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Leadership in Museum Educat...

Deadline 12/15/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional leadership in promoting the capacity and educational responsibility of museums. Qualified nominees may be curators, museum directors, exhibit designers, researchers, government officials, school administrators, foundation staff, corporations, or training p...

GrantWatch ID#: 161380

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Fie...

Deadline 12/15/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to the field of neuroscience. Nominators must be individuals associated with hospitals, medicals schools, universities, or research institutes, and have a background in neuroscience. The recipient of the Scolnick Prize will present a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175244

Award to a New Hampshire Early-Career Teacher for Achievements in Mathematics Education

Deadline 12/15/19

Award including a cash prize of $250 to a New Hampshire early-career teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to mathematics education. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers within the first five years of their career who demonstrate exceptional teaching qualities.

GrantWatch ID#: 175513

Award to a New Hampshire Teacher to Honor Excellence in Mathematics Education

Deadline 12/15/19

Award to a New Hampshire teacher to recognize outstanding mathematics education at any grade level, PreK-16. The purpose of this award is to highlight innovation and creativity in teaching math disciplines to all students. Nominees should be involved in professional groups and organizations to advance math education.

GrantWatch ID#: 176141
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global Humanit...

Deadline 02/11/20 LOI Date: 12/16/19

Prizes ranging from $300 to $1,800 to USA, Canada, and International individuals or teams of two to three people ages 13-24 to present innovative solutions to one of nine global challenges, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and submit original ideas. Finalists will be asked to write a one-minute c...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282
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Award to an Alaska Established Artist to Recognize Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Contrib...

Deadline 12/16/19

Award of $40,000 to an Alaska established artist to recognize artistic accomplishments and cultural contributions to the State. Eligible artists will have a large and independent body of work, years of experience in creating art and contributing to arts and culture in Alaska.

GrantWatch ID#: 182522
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Professional for Leadership in Jewish Philanth...

Deadline 12/17/19

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 178631
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Awards to USA Jewish Youth for Outstanding Leadership in Volunteer Service

Deadline 12/18/19

Awards to USA Jewish teenagers between the ages of 13 and 19 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).

GrantWatch ID#: 177330

Networking and Publicity Opportunity for Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofits i...

Deadline 02/07/20 Conference Date: 12/19/19

Opportunity for Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland nonprofits in eligible counties to be recognized as a top philanthropic organization in the region. Applying organizations will be selected based on diversity across types of programs, fields of interest (nature, culture, human services, education, and their respective...

GrantWatch ID#: 178644

Awards to Maryland Artists in the Baltimore Region to Recognize Artistic Excellence

Deadline 12/20/19

Awards of $10,000 and an award of $40,000 to Maryland artists in the Baltimore region who demonstrate excellence in their discipline. Prizes are awarded to one artist per discipline: performing arts, literary arts, inter-disciplinary arts, music, visual arts, and film/video. Portfolios are judged in three areas: mastery of...

GrantWatch ID#: 158550

Awards to Pennsylvania and Delaware K-12 Educators to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Teachi...

Deadline 12/20/19

Awards of $2,000 to Pennsylvania and Delaware certified K-12 educators to recognize exceptional contributions to classroom teaching in eligible counties. Nominees must teach in New Castle County, Delaware; or Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, or Chester Counties in Pennsylvania.

GrantWatch ID#: 177100

Awards to New Mexico Young Professionals for Outstanding Leadership and Achievement

Deadline 12/20/19

Awards to New Mexico young professionals (under 40 years of age) to recognize outstanding leadership and contributions to the broader community. Nominees will be considered on the basis of leadership skills, community contributions, and professional achievement. Evaluation of nominees will be performed by a panel of leader...

GrantWatch ID#: 177674
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Awards to California Artists in Eligible Areas to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Contributio...

Deadline 12/20/19

Awards of $5,000 to California artists in eligible areas to honor outstanding visual, performance, or literary contributions. The goal of the award program is to recognize artists who have positively affected the community and demonstrated a dedication to advancing their art forms. Eligible applicants must reside in the Sa...

GrantWatch ID#: 179936

Awards to USA Libraries and Nonprofits to Provide Access to Health Technology and Resources ...

Deadline 12/20/19

Awards to USA public libraries and community organizations to provide access to consumer health resources and health technology to communities in the Greater Midwest Region. Funding is intended to support populations that are underrepresented in biomedical research.

GrantWatch ID#: 187345
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Contest for USA Employees at Eligible IHEs to Increase Campus Sustainability

Deadline 12/20/19

Competition for USA employees at eligible IHEs to develop projects that increase sustainability in college campuses. Prize money is intended for the implementation of the project, and winners may receive up to $10,000. Support is given to initiatives that create positive social, economic, or environmental impacts on campus...

GrantWatch ID#: 187481

Award to a USA Active Police Officer to Recognize Advocacy Efforts for the Safety of Police C...

Deadline 12/21/19

Award of $2,500 to a USA active police officer working to promote community kinship and police canine safety awareness in their local neighborhoods. Nominees should work to positively change the lives of canines in the community, promote nonviolent resolutions to community animal complaints, and work to reunite lost dogs.

GrantWatch ID#: 184171

Awards to Chester County, Pennsylvania K-12 Educators for Excellence in Teaching

Deadline 12/31/19

Awards to Chester County, Pennsylvania K-12 public and private school teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to education. This award acknowledges teachers who go beyond the call of duty to support students, encourage full potential, and make a difference in the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 144596
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Innovation in Land Development and P...

Deadline 12/31/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, group, or organization to recognize significant contributions to the planning and development of the built environment. Nominees may come from any discipline and include, but are not limited to, public officials, developers, academics, writers, journalists, researchers, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781

Award to a Utah K-12 Teacher for Excellence in Earth Sciences Education

Deadline 12/31/19

Award of $1,500 to a Utah K-12 teacher to recognize exceptional teaching of the earth sciences. Funding is intended to honor teachers who excel in educating students about natural resources. Teachers who demonstrate the use of the inquiry approach will be given special consideration, as will teachers who include subjects r...

GrantWatch ID#: 181386
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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Eart...

Deadline 12/31/19

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions in the field of Earth Sciences. The program recognizes an individual for significant achievements in the field through the development of new modes of analysis or new knowledge.

GrantWatch ID#: 182435
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Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Eligible American-Made Pickup Trucks to Serve their Communi...

Deadline 12/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 182915
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Award to a New Mexico Science Educator of Grades 6-12 to Recognize Excellence in Teaching Ab...

Deadline 12/31/19

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 ecology. 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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Award to a Maryland Principal in Montgomery County for Outstanding Dedication to Education

Deadline 01/03/20

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland school principal in Montgomery County for outstanding service to students and teachers and for striving to create an exceptional educational environment. Nominees must encourage innovation and creativity, involve the community, and demonstrate leadership.

GrantWatch ID#: 178622
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Awards to Maryland PreK-5 Teachers in Montgomery County for Dedication to Excellence in Educ...

Deadline 01/03/20

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 and attain high goals, and foster relationships with colleagues, parents, and community me...

GrantWatch ID#: 178623

Awards to Alaska Educators for Inclusion and Support of Students with Disabilities

Deadline 01/03/20

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 acknowledge exemplary classroom support for students receiving special education services. The award is intended to honor educators who work...

GrantWatch ID#: 182565

Awards to Eligible Arizona Businesswomen for Leadership and Professional Achievements

Deadline 01/08/20

Awards to Phoenix, Arizona businesswomen to recognize community leadership, professional achievements, and significant career milestones. Awards are intended to acknowledge local women whose efforts make a difference in the community and in the workplace. The award recognizes women from every industry and profession — wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 187447
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Opportunity to USA Teams of Youth Affiliated with a Tribe to Participate in a Competition fo...

Deadline 01/08/20

Opportunity to USA teams of youth, between 14 and 24 years old, affiliated with a state- or federally recognized tribe to participate in a competition for business funding. The competition is intended to replicate the actual process that entrepreneurs who are looking for start-up funding undergo. The judges will decide whi...

GrantWatch ID#: 187525

Grants to South Dakota Teachers and Educators for Robotics Education Programs

Deadline 01/09/20

Grants of up to $13,000 to South Dakota teachers and educators to advance robotics education. Funding is intended to support the formation of new robotics teams, the implementation of new programs, and the expansion and improvement of classroom curriculum and programming. Preference will be given to new programs, as well a...

GrantWatch ID#: 157317
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Awards to Virginia Artists in Eligible Areas to Recognize Artistic Achievements

Deadline 01/09/20

Awards of $5,000 to Virginia artists in eligible areas to recognize excellent artistic accomplishments. Eligible artists work in choreography, writing, dance, film, music, theater, or visual arts. The purpose of the program is to encourage and support the professional working artists who contribute to the quality of life i...

GrantWatch ID#: 165367
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Awards to Minnesota Individual Artists in Eligible Counties to Recognize Outstanding Artistic...

Deadline 01/09/20

Awards of $5,000 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

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

Deadline 01/10/20

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

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for African Americans

Deadline 01/10/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations for programs that improve the quality of life for African Americans in the state, particularly in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, and Bucks counties. Examples of proposals that will be considered include:

GrantWatch ID#: 176833