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

Deadline 10/18/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 150659

Awards to Nova Scotia Artists to Recognize Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Practice

Deadline 07/26/19

Award of $7,000 and an award of $18,000 to Nova Scotia interpretive and creative artists who have made a significant contribution to the province’s cultural life. Artists may work in any medium, and should have attained professional status, recognition, and mastery in their field. One primary and one secondary recipient ...

GrantWatch ID#: 169431

Awards to Utah Artists and Students for Outstanding Original Design Projects

Deadline 07/26/19

Award of $3,000 and awards of $500 to a Utah professional or student designer for their original work in any design medium. Designers may submit up to five design projects and up to 20 images for selection in this juried competition. The submitted works will be reviewed and may be included in a gallery exhibition. The s...

GrantWatch ID#: 171920

Award to a Nova Scotia Artist or Group of Artists for Outstanding Work Reflecting Acadian Cul...

Deadline 07/26/19

Award of $5,000 to a Nova Scotia individual artist or group of artists to recognize excellence in artistic work that reflects Acadian values. Eligible artists may work in any artistic discipline. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of knowledge of arts practices, knowledge of the cultural sector, and representation o...

GrantWatch ID#: 181075

Opportunity for Denver, Colorado Small Businesses to Recognize Innovation in Entrepreneurial...

Deadline 07/29/19

Opportunity for Denver, Colorado small businesses to compete for a $10,000 prize to implement an innovative approaches that benefit their business, their clients, and associated markets. Eligible contest participants will demonstrate how they use technology to reshape their markets, how they have created a better way to se...

GrantWatch ID#: 186451

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Innovation in Multiple S...

Deadline 07/31/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International researcher or team of researchers for exceptional contributions to multiple sclerosis research. The goal of the award is to acknowledge scientists who have demonstrated outstanding originality and innovation through their work. A selection committee comprised of leaders in scien...

GrantWatch ID#: 139483

Awards to New Mexico Nonprofits, Businesses, and Individuals for Exceptional Conduct in Busi...

Deadline 07/31/19

Awards to recognize New Mexico businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals for exceptional business and ethical conduct. Awards are available in four different categories. Eligible nominees are those that set high ethical standards and encourage ethical behavior in the local community or statewide. This progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 172349

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

Deadline 07/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174284

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Humanities Education in Grades 6-12

Deadline 07/31/19

Award of $1,000 to a Vermont educator to recognize outstanding contributions to humanities education in grades 6 through 12. Examples of eligible humanities subjects include, but are not limited to, history, literature, language, and social studies. Nominations are invited on behalf of an educator who: -Inspires his or...

GrantWatch ID#: 181071
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Awards to West Virginia Nonprofits for Outstanding Contributions to Communities Within the S...

Deadline 07/31/19

Awards to West Virginia nonprofit organizations to recognize outstanding contributions within the nonprofit sector. Applications will be considered from organizations of any size, both new and well-established. Awards are based on the organization as a whole and not on one specific program. The West Virginia Nonprofit A...

GrantWatch ID#: 181987

Awards to Idaho Companies and Professionals to Recognize Innovation in Business, Careers, an...

Deadline 07/31/19

Awards to Idaho companies and professionals to recognize innovative strategies, business models, services, products, and career accomplishments. Awards will be made for innovative companies, innovative professionals, early-stage innovations, commercialized innovations, and consumer products. The Innovation Awards progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 183881

Awards to Denver, Colorado Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Agencies to Honor Excellent Health a...

Deadline 07/31/19

Awards to Denver, Colorado nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and government entities to honor exceptional health and wellness initiatives. The program is intended to recognize organizations that proactively promote their employees' health, create a healthy workplace, and make wellness a priority. Applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 186094

Award to a South Carolina Nonprofit to Honor Leadership and Commitment to Addressing Critica...

Deadline 07/31/19

Award to a South Carolina nonprofit organization for exemplary leadership and commitment in meeting critical issues in eligible communities. Nominations will be accepted from organizations that demonstrate community collaboration, creative alternative approaches toward a solution, persistent effort in finding a solution to...

GrantWatch ID#: 186333

Awards to Washington K-12 Teachers in Recognition of Exceptional Community, Environmental, an...

Deadline 08/01/19

Awards of $10,000 to Washington K-12 teachers in public or private schools to recognize efforts to inspire students through environmental and community stewardship projects. The awards program honors teachers who extend learning opportunities beyond the classroom. Candidates for the Patsy Collins Award should exhibit t...

GrantWatch ID#: 142502

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist to Recognize Contributions to Public Inter...

Deadline 08/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scientist or engineer with less than seven years' experience, who has demonstrated excellence in engaging the public in science activities. Eligible activities include public outreach, informal science education, public policy, science fairs and cafés, social and online m...

GrantWatch ID#: 160041

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Promoting Science Cooperation

Deadline 08/01/19

Award of $5,000 and additional benefits to a USA, Canada, or International individual or team to recognize outstanding contributions to science diplomacy. Nominations are invited on behalf of those working in the engineering, science, or foreign affairs communities. Eligible candidates are those who have furthered the role...

GrantWatch ID#: 160042

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist or Engineer for Promoting Science and Tec...

Deadline 08/01/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International engineer or scientist to recognize contributions to promote public understanding of - and engagement with - technology and science. Nominees will be evaluated based on activities such as public outreach and dialogue, informal science education, science festivals and cafés, public p...

GrantWatch ID#: 160043

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist or Engineer for Demonstrating Scientific ...

Deadline 08/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scientist or engineer to recognize efforts to promote scientific responsibility and freedom. Nominees may be honored for participation in public policy debates; activities to protect the public's safety, health, and welfare; or social responsibility toward the scientific a...

GrantWatch ID#: 160045

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Promoting Diversity in the Fields o...

Deadline 08/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the promotion and participation of underrepresented groups in engineering and science fields and careers. This may include African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic men, women of all ethnic and racial groups, and peopl...

GrantWatch ID#: 171301

Awards to Minnesota Emerging Music Composers to Recognize Past Achievements and Advance Thei...

Deadline 08/01/19

Awards of $3,000 to Minnesota composers to recognize past achievements and to support artistic projects that will further their careers. Recipients are emerging artists in the early stage of their career who compose in a variety of music genres, including jazz, electronic, experimental, improvised, traditional, and world...

GrantWatch ID#: 181861

Award to a Massachusetts Individual in an Eligible Area to Recognize Excellence in Organizat...

Deadline 08/01/19

Award of $15,000 to a Massachusetts individual in the Metrowest area for excellence in nonprofit leadership and strategic organizational management. The winning candidate will demonstrate personal integrity and ethics, implement innovative ideas, and build organizational capacity and expertise. The award provides a one...

GrantWatch ID#: 181908

Awards to Utah Individuals and Organizations for Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention and Tr...

Deadline 08/01/19

Awards to Utah individuals, organizations, coalitions, and programs to recognize contributions to the community in the areas of treating and educating the public about substance use disorders. Award recipients will have demonstrated excellence in providing services for substance abuse prevention, treatment, criminal justic...

GrantWatch ID#: 181955

Awards to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Business Executives in the Memphis Area to Ho...

Deadline 08/02/19

Awards to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee chief financial officers to recognize outstanding performances in financial management for a company with headquarters located in the Mid-South or Memphis area. Awards will be given for public and private companies, nonprofits, and lifetime achievement. A panel of independ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184051

Award to a Muscatine, Iowa Nonprofit to Recognize a Charitable Community Initiative that Enh...

Deadline 08/04/19

Award of $1,500 to a Muscatine, Iowa nonprofit organization to recognize a community initiative that addresses critical needs or enhances the quality of life for residents. The winning initiative will have benefited the residents of Muscatine County and must have utilized volunteer services. The program focuses on quality ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186326

Award to a USA Individual or Team for an Exceptional Program that Addresses Health Inequities

Deadline 08/09/19

Award to a USA individual or team of individuals to recognize the successful implementation of a program that utilizes systems change to address health inequities. Eligible programs should address one of the following areas: education, income, access to quality care, employment, housing, community environment, and public s...

GrantWatch ID#: 186295

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Early Stage Women Entrepreneurs to Encourage Outst...

Deadline 08/14/19

Awards and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International early stage women entrepreneurs with business initiatives that demonstrate significant growth potential. Projects must show notable sustainability, creativity, and social impact. Awards are intended to identify, encourage, and support projects related to any indu...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419

Award to Washington Author to Recognize Outstanding Literary Work in Fiction

Deadline 09/09/19 Conference Date: 08/14/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 186365
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Historical Musical Perf...

Deadline 08/15/19

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, or International scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical musical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or editions, as well as public performance, recordings or other projects. The award is...

GrantWatch ID#: 158738
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Awards to Phoenix, Arizona Private For-Profits for Outstanding Business Achievement and Cont...

Deadline 08/15/19

Awards to Phoenix, Arizona private companies to recognize outstanding achievement and contribution to the community. One winner will be selected in each of four categories to honor exceptional professional performance, commercial innovation, rapid growth, and support of the local nonprofit community. ACE is the premier ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186010
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Opportunity for Phoenix, Arizona Small Businesses to Participate in an Entrepreneurial Innov...

Deadline 08/15/19

Opportunity for Phoenix, Arizona small businesses to compete for a $10,000 prize to implement an innovative business idea. Eligible contest participants will demonstrate how they use technology to reshape their markets, how they have created a better way to serve existing customers, or how they have created a whole new pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 186393
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Awards to New York Community Health Centers and Service Programs for Excellence in Children'...

Deadline 08/16/19

Awards of up to $5,000 to New York community health centers and service programs to recognize excellence in children's dental health. Awards are intended to recognize and support efforts in education, access, and capacity building with respect to oral health care for children. The NYSDF Give Kids a Smile Award raises aware...

GrantWatch ID#: 173857
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Awards to New Hampshire Business and Nonprofit Leaders for Outstanding Innovation and Achiev...

Deadline 08/16/19

Awards to recognize New Hampshire business and nonprofit organization executives and owners for serving as outstanding examples in their fields. Funding is intended to recognize achievements of large (more than 100 employees) and small (fewer than 100 employees) companies. Large companies can choose to nominate a top execu...

GrantWatch ID#: 175633
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Awards to Montana Individuals and Companies in Park and Gallatin Counties to Recognize Outsta...

Deadline 08/16/19

Awards to Montana individuals and companies in Park and Gallatin Counties to recognize outstanding achievements. Funding is intended to acknowledge exceptional innovation, business performance, leadership, and contributions to economic development. The five award categories are as follows: - Innovator of the Year: A bus...

GrantWatch ID#: 186481
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Researcher for Advanced Work in the Study of Lupus

Deadline 08/16/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International researcher for advanced work in the study of lupus. The award is granted to a basic or clinical investigator who has a body of work over at least 15 years which advances the understanding of the diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, pathophysiology, or etiology of lupus.

GrantWatch ID#: 186497
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Physician to Recognize Achievements in the Study of ...

Deadline 08/16/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International physician to recognize achievements in lupus research. The award is granted to an Assistant or Associate Professor who is conducting original academic or clinical research in basic science, translation, or clinical care in the field of lupus.

GrantWatch ID#: 186498
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Awards to Iowa Nonprofits, National Service and Volunteer Programs, and Collaborations for Ou...

Deadline 08/19/19

Awards to Iowa nonprofits, national service and volunteer programs, professional philanthropic organizations, and collaborations to recognize outstanding contributions to the community. The awards acknowledge significant achievements and practices that address community needs and challenges. Additional points will be award...

GrantWatch ID#: 183212
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Award to a Tampa Bay, Florida Individual to Honor Outstanding Volunteer Work and Commitment t...

Deadline 08/23/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 161425
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Awards to Recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofits and Businesses in Eligi...

Deadline 08/23/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 181951

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

Deadline 08/23/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184230

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

Deadline 08/30/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184198
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Professor for Excellence in the Teaching of Standar...

Deadline 08/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 160154
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Award to a Canada Academic for Outstanding Contributions in Research, Teaching, and Communit...

Deadline 08/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 160345
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Award to a Colorado Physician in Recognition of Exceptional Volunteer Medical Services

Deadline 08/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 172793

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

Deadline 09/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 159984

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

Deadline 09/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 161535

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

Deadline 09/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 170786
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Awards to Ohio Individual Artists for Achievement in Music Composition, Choreography, Writin...

Deadline 09/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178200

Awards to Alabama Individuals for Enhancing Education for Gifted Students

Deadline 09/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 180615
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Awards to Hamilton, Ohio Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Teaching Profes...

Deadline 09/02/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 153647
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Woman for Outstanding Achievement and Ongoing Work i...

Deadline 09/02/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 163525