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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

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/17/19 LOI Date: 11/01/18

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Awards to Washington Artists to Create New and Inventive Works in All Disciplines

Deadline 11/12/18

Awards of $25,000 to Washington artists to recognize innovation in any artistic discipline. Applicants who wish to apply as a team must contact program staff prior to applying. This unrestricted award is given to artists who are experimenting with new ideas, originating new work, pushing boundaries, and taking risks in the...

GrantWatch ID#: 173568

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Nonprofit for Outstanding Contributions to Humanita...

Deadline 10/25/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit organization to recognize outstanding contributions to alleviation of 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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146363

Awards to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Recognize Work with Alzheimer's and Dementia...

Deadline 10/26/18

Awards of $20,000 to recognize USA nonprofits, agencies, and IHEs for projects or programs completed in 2017 and/or 2018 that benefited people with Alzheimer's, related dementias, and/or their family or informal caregivers. Awards are given in three distinct categories, including creativity, diversity, and public policy. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160329

Awards to Arkansas For-Profits, Nonprofits, and Business Executives for Business Leadership ...

Deadline 10/26/18

Awards to Arkansas for-profit businesses, business executives, and nonprofit organizations to recognize excellence in business and contributions to the community. Nominations are invited on behalf of for-profit businesses, organizations, and individuals under the following award categories: Awards: Category I (1-30...

GrantWatch ID#: 183660

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

Deadline 01/28/19 Conference Date: 10/27/18

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 Texas Programs for Addressing Critical Public Health Priorities

Deadline 10/31/18

Awards of $2,500 and $5,000 to Texas local and statewide programs that address critical public health priorities and enable physicians to foster a healthy future for state residents. This award has recognized efforts addressing a range of issues, such as cancer prevention, health care, and childhood obesity. Establishe...

GrantWatch ID#: 182117

Award to a USA Individual for Encouraging Underrepresented Students to Pursue Chemistry and ...

Deadline 11/01/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual representing any professional setting to recognize outstanding efforts to encourage underrepresented students to pursue careers in the chemical sciences and engineering. In addition to a cash prize, the winner will designate an academic institution to receive a grant of $10,000 to furthe...

GrantWatch ID#: 155138

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/18

Award of $500 to a USA, Canada, or International individual, IHE, nonprofit organization, or corporate entity for efforts to make history engaging to audiences outside of academia. Applicants will be nominated based on long-term contributions and achievements in the public history movement. The award recipient will rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

Award to a Montana Individual, Nonprofit, Agency, or IHE for Contributions to Behavioral Hea...

Deadline 11/01/18

Award of $10,000 to a Montana individual, nonprofit, university, local or state agency, or tribal government for outstanding innovation, leadership, and progress in behavioral health as well as general health care in the state. Funding is intended to honor contributions made by Mignon Waterman towards strengthening the sys...

GrantWatch ID#: 182216

Awards to Arkansas Municipalities for Innovative Volunteer Service Addressing Community Needs

Deadline 11/02/18

Awards to Arkansas municipalities in recognition of outstanding community-wide volunteer efforts. This award program is intended to honor communities as a whole, rather than individual volunteers. Winners have addressed vital communal needs, overcome obstacles and crises, and taken innovative approaches to solving problems...

GrantWatch ID#: 174776

Awards to South Carolina Individuals, Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Schools for Con...

Deadline 11/08/18

Awards to South Carolina individuals, nonprofits, for-profits, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to recognize contributions to arts within the state. Nominations will be considered in a broad range of categories, including arts in education, arts organizations, government agencies, businesses and foundations, individu...

GrantWatch ID#: 153205
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Award to an Individual Arts Leader in an Eligible State for Outstanding Leadership in the Ar...

Deadline 11/08/18

Award of $2,500 to an individual arts leader for exceptional leadership in an arts related field. Nominees will have demonstrated noteworthy dedication to arts expression, thereby impacting the industry in one of the Foundation's areas of jurisdiction: Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, Pen...

GrantWatch ID#: 184527

Awards to Sussex County, Delaware Individuals, Organizations, and For-Profits for Enhancing ...

Deadline 11/09/18

Awards to Sussex County, Delaware individuals, organizations, businesses, and events to recognize outstanding contributions to the local tourism industry during the past year. Awards will be issued in the categories of existing events, new events, attractions, and collaborative efforts to promote tourism. Award Categor...

GrantWatch ID#: 176155
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Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/17/18 Conference Date: 11/14/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 science teacher for positively impacting his or her school, community, and students through outstanding classroom education. Special projects may be referred to in the nomination or application, but should not be the primary focus. The recipient and the two finalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Awards to Florida Public and Private School Teachers to Promote Agricultural Literacy in the ...

Deadline 11/15/18

Awards of up to $500 to Florida public and private school teachers who integrate agriculturalal lessons into their curriculum. There are four categories of awards: elementary school, middle school, high school, and middle school agriscience. From there, the funding source will pick on overall winner. The overall winner w...

GrantWatch ID#: 149407
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Grants to Central Louisiana Nonprofits, Churches, and Hospitals for Programs that Address Co...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,000 to Central Louisiana nonprofits, churches, and hospitals for programs that benefit local residents. Programs may fall in the areas of arts and culture, literacy and education, environment or historic preservation, or community development. The Community Foundation assists donors and n...

GrantWatch ID#: 184018
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Awards to Yukon Individuals for Personal Dedication to Natural Resource Conservation and Man...

Deadline 11/17/18

Awards of $1,000 to Yukon individuals to recognize outstanding dedication to the management and conservation of natural resources within the province. The purpose of this award is to promote public appreciation for, and awareness of, the personal dedication necessary to conserve and manage Yukon’s natural resources. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174156
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Awards to Canada Authors for Newly Published Books that Address Contemporary Political Issues

Deadline 11/28/18

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

Deadline 12/21/18 Conference Date: 11/28/18

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
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/18

Grant of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional development conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archive preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Confere...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in Teaching Psychology

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International psychologist to recognize their significant contributions to the field of psychology, while also demonstrating achievement related to the teaching of psychology. Nominees should demonstrate outstanding performance in professional development and classroom teaching. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521
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Awards to USA and Canada College English Teachers for Outstanding Language Learning Programs

Deadline 12/01/18

Awards to USA, territories, and Canada English teachers at two-year colleges to recognize outstanding programs to improve language learning for students of diverse backgrounds and interests, enabling them to achieve their career, personal, and educational goals. These awards recognize teachers who work together with commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628
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Award to a USA or Canada Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Individual for an Exceptional History Pro...

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada nonprofit organization, business, group, or individual in recognition of an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, exhibits, written works, and public programming c...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Notable Contributions in Electronic C...

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to acknowledge outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field. C...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
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Award to a South Dakota High School or Middle School Teacher for Excellence in Math Education

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $1,000 to a South Dakota high school or middle school teacher to recognize outstanding efforts in mathematics education. The cash award will help further the recipient’s efforts through the purchase of equipment or the attendance of professional conferences and workshops. Daktronics, in conjunction with the S...

GrantWatch ID#: 177644
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Awards to Utah Teachers to Recognize Significant Positive Impact on Students

Deadline 12/06/18

Awards of $1,500 to Utah public school teachers to recognize exceptional efforts in the classroom that have made a positive significant impact on one or more students. Winners will be featured in a video documentary and honored an annual banquet and awards ceremony. To apply, applicants must briefly describe how the edu...

GrantWatch ID#: 150048
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Awards to Texas K-12 Teachers for Contributions to Humanities Education

Deadline 12/07/18

Awards of $5,000 to Texas K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to 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,...

GrantWatch ID#: 138494
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Awards to New Mexico Youth for Excellence in Performing a Piano or String Instrument Concerto

Deadline 12/07/18

Awards to recognize New Mexico youth for outstanding performances of piano or string instrument concertos. Applicants must be between 10 and 21 years old. 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
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Awards to Recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Businesses that are Majority-Owned...

Deadline 12/07/18

Awards to recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC businesses that are majority-owned by a family and are based in one of the below-listed eligible counties. This award program is intended to honor and recognize businesses in the region that have multiple generations involved in the operations of the company and/or...

GrantWatch ID#: 181950
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Award to a Virginia PreK-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence Incorporating Agriculture Educat...

Deadline 12/10/18

Award of $500 to a Virginia PreK through 12th-grade teacher who has successfully integrated agriculture education into the daily curriculum. Teachers must use agricultural information and materials in their classroom in order to help students learn the importance of agriculture while also mastering key educational standard...

GrantWatch ID#: 176072
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Awards to USA Organizations and Individuals to Recognize Innovations in Architecture in Urba...

Deadline 12/12/18

Awards of $10,000 and $50,000 to USA organizations and individuals to recognize innovative architectural designs that contribute to the quality of urban life in the contiguous United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, and Oakland, CA). The purpose of this award program is to support innovative ideas within the built environ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169245
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Award to a New Hampshire Early-Career Teacher for Achievements in Mathematics Education

Deadline 12/14/18

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 exemplify the following criteria: -Commitment to good mathematics -Confidence that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175513
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop Innovative Epilepsy Therapie...

Deadline 12/14/18

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 winner’s product. Examples of concepts eligible for awards include: -Drug or device treatment t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177383
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Awards to USA Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors for Excellence in Essay Writing on the Theme...

Deadline 12/14/18

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

Awards to New Hampshire Women for Outstanding Achievements in Business as Role Models and Le...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to New Hampshire women to recognize their success and achievements in their profession, either in the business or nonprofit sector. Award recipients will have excelled as role models and leaders, and will demonstrate a strong sense of self and a success-driven work ethic, as well as extraordinary accomplishments. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182605
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Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 12/15/18

Award to a Pennsylvania PreK-12 teacher 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
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Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 12/15/18

Awards of $250 and $100 to USA Muslim young adults, ages 18-29, to recognize artistic achievements that reflect on Muslim identity and diversity. The award is intended to change perceptions and build awareness of Muslim societies through direct experiences with artists and their work. This competition provides opportun...

GrantWatch ID#: 182671
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Award to a USA Active Police Officer to Recognize Advocacy Efforts for the Safety of Police C...

Deadline 12/15/18

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
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers for Professional Development O...

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards of $1,800 to USA and territories, and Canada K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. Funding is intended to increase the talent pool for diverse science teachers in order to be more prepared for future workforce challenges. This award prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392
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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

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
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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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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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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Children's Advocacy, Medical Research, Education, and Arts Prog...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, children's advocacy, medical research and initiatives, and the arts. Priority is given to proposals that involve specific projects with distinct goals, and grants that will have a notable impact and make a material difference. Diverse in scope...

GrantWatch ID#: 155284
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Awards to Boise, Idaho Nonprofits, Businesses, and Individuals for Efforts in Environmental ...

Deadline Ongoing

Awards to Boise, Idaho nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individuals to recognize efforts to promote economic and environmental sustainability. These awards will be issued to those who are effectively lessening their environmental impact. Qualifying entities are committed to protecting and preserving natural resourc...

GrantWatch ID#: 156951

Awards to New York City Public High School Math and Science Teachers for Excellence in Inspi...

Deadline Ongoing

Awards of $5,000 to New York City outstanding math and science teachers in the public school system. Nominees should achieve superb results and inspire young people to pursue careers in science and mathematics. In addition to the teacher's award, the school's math or science department will receive $2,500. Among the cri...

GrantWatch ID#: 160011
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Grants to USA Garden Clubs, and Plant Societies for Educational Programs on Wildflowers and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA state and individual garden clubs, and plant societies for educational programs on wildflowers and native flora. Organizations may collaborate with agencies and other organizations to co-sponsor a forum. Transportation departments or state highways need publicity and support for their plantin...

GrantWatch ID#: 165072