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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 Minnesota Individual Artists in Eligible Counties to Recognize Outstanding Artistic...

Deadline 01/31/19

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 Texas Communities in Recognition of Beautification Efforts and Environmental Achie...

Deadline 02/15/19

Awards to Texas communities for beautification and environmental achievement benefiting local residents. Award recipients are recognized for exceptional efforts in the areas of Public Awareness, Community Improvement and Beautification, Education, Community Leadership and Coordination, Litter Prevention and Cleanup, Solid ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184922

Awards to Orleans Parish, Louisiana Individuals, Companies, and Organizations to Honor Restor...

Deadline 01/24/19

Awards to Orleans Parish, Louisiana individuals, companies, and organizations to honor projects that exemplify rehabilitation, new construction, interior preservation, or restoration of historic districts. This award program is intended to promote historic preservation in the local area. Of particular interest are proje...

GrantWatch ID#: 177820

Award to a USA Medical School Faculty Member to Recognize Contributions to Healthcare

Deadline 01/25/19

Award of $10,000 to a USA medical school faculty member to recognize major contributions in improving health and the quality of healthcare for Americans. Eligible nominees must be able to demonstrate that their work has influenced public policy, improved the health of society, and helped redirect the medical profession and...

GrantWatch ID#: 167411

Grants and Awards to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Research that Leads to Ne...

Deadline 04/01/19 LOI Date: 01/28/19

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 could result in new treatments for people with epilepsy. To start the application process, applicants must submit a letter of intent. Funding is intended to accelerat...

GrantWatch ID#: 180289

Fellowships and Awards to Massachusetts Artists for the Creation of New and Outstanding Artwo...

Deadline 01/28/19

Fellowships of $15,000 and awards of $1,000 to Massachusetts artists to support the creation of outstanding, innovative artwork. Funding is intended for new works in the areas of photography, music composition, and video and film. Evaluations are based on two review criteria: artistic quality and creative ability. Submi...

GrantWatch ID#: 184977

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

Award to a Connecticut Teacher or Administrator to Honor Extraordinary Support of Gifted Stu...

Deadline 01/31/19

Award to a Connecticut teacher, superintendent, principal, or other administrator for outstanding contributions to the education of gifted and talented children. This award is intended to recognize an administrator or teacher who has been especially supportive, helpful, or innovative, and has made a positive difference in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160225

Award to an Idaho Writer for Excellence in Oratory and Literary Skills

Deadline 01/31/19

Award of $5,000 per year to an Idaho writer who demonstrates preeminence in the field and compelling public recitation skills. Recipients will participate in public readings and events throughout the State during their three-year residency. Writers will be judged based on their professional history, existing work, and a re...

GrantWatch ID#: 167570

Awards to USA Teachers and Professors for Notable Contributions to the Lives of Students

Deadline 01/31/19

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

Award to a Nevada or Arizona Educator, Administrator, or Volunteer for Outstanding Leadershi...

Deadline 01/31/19

Award to a Nevada or Arizona educator, administrator, or volunteer who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in improving the quality of K-12 STEM education. Nominees should have made meaningful contributions beyond a single classroom, for example, at a school or on a local or statewide level. Qualified nominees may i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177974

Award to a Texas School Administrator to Honor Outstanding Work in Supporting Library Servic...

Deadline 01/31/19

Award to a Texas school administrator to acknowledge his or her outstanding contribution to library-related services. Nominees should demonstrate how they have advanced various literary programs for both students and professionals. Additionally, nominees should demonstrate how they have advocated for the integration of tec...

GrantWatch ID#: 178458

Grants to USA Individual Fellows for Mentored Epilepsy Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of $15,000 to USA individuals to support epilepsy research projects taking place during their fellowship training. The purpose of this program is to facilitate mentored research projects and training experience for the recipients. Applicants must be either accepted into an epilepsy fellowship program or be enrolled ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184892

Award to a Massachusetts Public School or Adult Learning Teacher to Recognize Commitment to ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Award to a Massachusetts full-time teacher in a public school or adult learning center to recognize exemplary teaching. The awardee will receive writing, public speaking, and traveling opportunities and will also serve as a liaison and ambassador for state teachers. Beyond celebrating the individual, the program looks ...

GrantWatch ID#: 141288

Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/19

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Cultural or ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize exemplary cultural or thematic library programming that addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation. An eligible cultural/thematic program is one that features the humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Award to a USA K-12 Teacher to Acknowledge Excellence in Geoscience Education

Deadline 02/01/19

Award of $6,000 to a USA K-12 teacher to recognize exceptional leadership in geoscience education. Teachers that are eligible for nomination should have full-time teaching experience for at least three years and be currently teaching about natural resources for at least one unit per year. Teachers who include subjects rele...

GrantWatch ID#: 160694

Award to a Washington, DC Lawyer for Exemplary Legal Services to the Disadvantaged

Deadline 02/01/19

Award to a Washington, DC legal services lawyer to recognize outstanding representation of poor or disadvantaged clients through full-time work at a nonprofit. Nominations are encouraged for lawyers who have demonstrated both exemplary skills as a legal professional and compassion for their clients.

GrantWatch ID#: 176290

Awards to Recognize North Dakota Individuals and Organizations for Improving Health in Rural...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards to North Dakota individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding service to healthcare in rural areas of the state. Award categories are available for healthcare providers and administrators, legislators, educators, community members, programs, and organizations. Nominations will be accepted in the followi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177060

Awards to Alaska Educators to Recognize Inspiring and Dedicated Teaching

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards to Alaska teachers and educators to recognize outstanding efforts to inspire students and enhance the learning experience. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals whose work offers a model for teaching, learning, and leadership in schools and communities throughout the state. Now, additional unsung hero...

GrantWatch ID#: 177582

Awards to Mississippi Government Employees to Honor Excellence in Public Service

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards to Mississippi government employees to recognize outstanding dedication to and accomplishments in public service. Nominations will be considered on behalf of individuals and teams for work carried out within the last five years. This award was designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the management of admi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177672

Awards to Southeast Texas Teachers for Contributions to the Quality of Education

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $10,000 to Southeast Texas full-time teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to education in Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Jasper, Tyler, and Newton counties. The purpose of this awards program is to recognize and celebrate the exemplary contributions of teachers whose dedication and leadership inspires a sp...

GrantWatch ID#: 178296

Awards to Texas Teachers for Contributions to Education in Angelina, San Augustine, and Sabi...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $10,000 to East Texas full-time teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to education in Angelina, San Augustine, or Sabine counties. The purpose of this award is to recognize and celebrate exemplary contributions by teachers whose dedication and leadership inspires a spirit of learning in students of all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178297

Awards to Lubbock County, Texas Full-Time Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Education

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $10,000 to Lubbock County, Texas full-time classroom teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to education. This awards program acknowledges teachers who exemplify the exceptional qualities that inspire learning in students. Newton Excellence in Education candidates should exemplify the highest standard...

GrantWatch ID#: 178298

Award to a New York Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Service in Public Education

Deadline 02/01/19

Award to a New York PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to public education. This program seeks to honor and celebrate the exceptionally passionate and skilled educators serving students within the state. The selected recipient will go on to be considered in the national pool. The purpose of this program...

GrantWatch ID#: 178321
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Prize to a Georgia Student, Intern, or New Professional for a Historical Architecture Study-...

Deadline 02/01/19

Prize of $4,000 to a Georgia student, intern, or newly registered professional in the field of architecture or landscape architecture to participate in a study-travel program. Funding is intended for travel that focuses on historic architecture (built prior to 1926), historic landscapes, preservation of classic architectur...

GrantWatch ID#: 179057

Award to a USA Researcher for Outstanding Published Work on Healthcare Delivery, Financing, ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Award of $20,000 to a USA individual researcher to recognize outstanding published work that has furthered innovation in healthcare delivery, financing, as well as the implementation or organization of healthcare policy. The awardee will be selected according to the following criteria: -Originality and creativity of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 182917

Awards to USA Journalists for Outstanding Writing and Reporting on Healthcare Financing and ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $15,000 and $20,000 to USA journalists to recognize outstanding contributions to writing and reporting on healthcare delivery and financing, and the impact of healthcare policy. Entries will be judged on the quality of reporting, relevance, the impact on healthcare policy, and new insights offered. One award wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182918
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Award to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC Teacher to Recognize Exemplary Efforts in E...

Deadline 02/04/19

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington DC preK-12 teacher in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for extraordinary work within the teaching profession. The award is intended to recognize quality and creative instruction, acknowledge excellence in teaching, and to contribute in a substantive way to the impr...

GrantWatch ID#: 140335

Award to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC Principal of Grades PreK-12 to Recognize Ex...

Deadline 02/04/19

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC principal to acknowledge exemplary work within PreK-12 education in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. This award program is intended to recognize principals who demonstrate leadership and create an exceptional educational environment. Principal Award Nomine...

GrantWatch ID#: 182577
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Awards to USA Elementary, Middle, and High School Programs in Eligible Areas for Innovative ...

Deadline 02/04/19

Awards to USA elementary, middle and high school programs in eligible areas for innovative and exceptional science lab instruction. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding approaches in science lab instruction that utilize limited laboratory and school resources. This program also seeks to raise awareness and...

GrantWatch ID#: 184712

Awards to Clay County, Florida Nonprofits for Outstanding Services to the Local Community

Deadline 02/05/19

Awards ranging from $750 to $10,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations in the North Florida First Coast area to recognize outstanding contributions to community service in Clay County. Nominated organizations will be evaluated according to projects that have been developed, implemented, or completed within the 2018 calenda...

GrantWatch ID#: 178004
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Opportunities for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in Entrepreneurship...

Deadline 02/05/19

Opportunities for USA, Canada, and International startups to participate in an accelerator program in Boston, Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Texas; Israel; Mexico; and Switzerland. Application to the competition is open only to early-stage startups, but they may be from any industry. Selected startups will take part in four-...

GrantWatch ID#: 179723
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Award to a Florida Teacher or Educator for Outstanding Contributions to Education

Deadline 02/08/19

Award to a Florida teacher or educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education. Please note that participating districts and institutions must select their winning teacher through an internal application and review process advance of the state award deadline. Teacher of the Year candidates shall ...

GrantWatch ID#: 168395

Awards to New York Teachers for Contributions to PreK-6 Education

Deadline 02/08/19

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to New York PreK-6 teachers to honor outstanding contributions to elementary education. Award recipients are teachers who excel at engaging young children in the educational process while cultivating their strengths and fostering relationships among students, parents, teachers, and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 180431
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Awards to Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York High School Teachers in Eligible Regions ...

Deadline 02/09/19

Awards totaling up to $10,000 to Massachusetts, Connecticut, or New York private and public high school teachers in eligible areas for excellence in teaching and for serving as a formal or informal mentor to students. Eligible regions include the Northwest corner of Litchfield County, Connecticut, northeast Dutchess and Co...

GrantWatch ID#: 177930

Grants and In-Kind Awards to Colorado Arts Organizations and Individual Artists for Innovati...

Deadline 02/10/19

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $7,500 and in-kind awards of $500 to Colorado nonprofit and for-profit arts organizations, and to individual artists, for creative arts projects presented in El Paso and Teller Counties. Eligible applicants include art schools, galleries, and dance studios. Funding is intended for innovative p...

GrantWatch ID#: 152550
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Award to a Group of Canada Post-Secondary Educators for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching

Deadline 02/15/19

Award to a Canada group of post-secondary educators to recognize outstanding collaboration in teaching. Funding is intended to laud the efforts of a group working together on a teaching project for maximum impact on student learning. Tangible evidence of the group's accomplishments should be submitted with the application.

GrantWatch ID#: 145104
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Award to a USA K-12 Teacher in the Gulf Coast Area for Exemplary Teaching of Natural Resourc...

Deadline 02/15/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA K-12 teacher in the Gulf Coast area for outstanding contributions to earth science education. The selected teacher will be from a Gulf Coast state, including Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi or Texas. The award is intended to recognize excellence in teaching the science of natural resources...

GrantWatch ID#: 166886
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Award to a Collier County, Florida K-12 Educator to Recognize Lessons and Activities that Pro...

Deadline 02/15/19

Award to a Collier County, Florida K-12 teacher or educator to recognize the delivery of outstanding lessons promoting diversity and tolerance. Nominations will be considered for educators in any position, including but not limited to teachers, school librarians, guidance counselors, administrators, school psychologists, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 177428
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Award to a USA or Canada Fire and Life Safety Educator for Leadership in Promoting Safe Comm...

Deadline 02/15/19

Award to a USA or Canada fire and life safety educator to recognize leadership and efforts to increase community safety. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals working for local fire departments or fire marshal’s offices. Consideration will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria: -Use NFPA e...

GrantWatch ID#: 178600
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Grants to Central Louisiana Nonprofits, Churches, and Hospitals for Programs that Address Co...

Deadline 02/15/19

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,000 to Central Louisiana nonprofits, churches, and hospitals for programs that benefit local residents. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of arts and culture, literacy and education, environment or historic preservation, or community development. The Community Foundation assis...

GrantWatch ID#: 184018
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Journalists to Recognize Journalistic Work on Under...

Deadline 02/19/19

Awards of up to $12,500 to USA, Canada, and International journalists for a significant work of journalism in any medium on a public interest subject that has not been widely-reported. The awards are intended to underwrite the research and writing of a produced or published article which brings new understanding to an unde...

GrantWatch ID#: 151796

Awards to USA Curators and Curator Teams for New Thematic Art Exhibits

Deadline 02/28/19

Awards to USA curators or curatorial teams in partnership with an established nonprofit exhibition space, such as a traditional gallery or museum, or an alternative nonprofit venue for thematic contemporary art exhibitions. Funding is intended to provide support for exhibitions at the beginning stage of their development ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164141
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Significant Achievements in Wildlif...

Deadline 02/28/19

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for noteworthy contributions to the field of animal conservation. This award program is intended to recognize and reward conservationists who have promoted the sustainability of an animal species or group of species with significant long-term scientific impact. The In...

GrantWatch ID#: 176761
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Award to a Nova Scotia Health and Physical Educator for Contributing to the Development of Ph...

Deadline 03/01/19

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 Nova Scotia Provincial and Regional Elementary, Middle, or Secondary School Health ...

Deadline 03/01/19

Awards to Nova Scotia elementary, middle, or secondary health education and physical education teachers in eligible school boards for outstanding teaching achievements. Two levels of nominations are offered for each award category: regional nominations and provincial/regional nominations. Eligible School Boards: Annapolis ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158398
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Awards to USA Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise Educa...

Deadline 03/01/19

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