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139 Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students


Awards in recognition of nonprofit leadership, small business management, teacher excellence and student achievement.
Awards for outstanding individuals' impact on the community and the people they serve.

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Awards to Michigan Teachers to Recognize Dedication to Local Youth

Deadline 10/19/20

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to Michigan K-12 teachers in eligible locations 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 stud...

GrantWatch ID#: 150659

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

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International female entrepreneurs from any sector in recognition of their achievements and to provide support for greater business success. The award program identifies, encourages, and supports women-led or women-run businesses, providing the necessary financial, social, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419

Grant to a USA Nonprofit or Public Agency to Manage a Prize to Advance Health Initiatives

Deadline 07/31/20

Grant to a USA or territories nonprofit organization or public agency to lead and manage a prize to advance health initiatives. Funding is intended to promote health equity, a culture of healthy living, and transform neighborhoods, businesses, and schools to achieve health and wellness for all.

GrantWatch ID#: 188455

Awards to Utah Artists and Students for Outstanding Original Design Projects

Deadline 07/10/20

Awards to Utah professional and student designers for original work in any design medium. The award program honors outstanding contributions to the field of design. The submitted works will be reviewed and may be included in a gallery exhibition or posted in a virtual exhibit.

GrantWatch ID#: 171920

Awards to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Teachers for Excellence in Economic Education

Deadline 07/10/20

Awards to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut high school teachers in eligible counties to recognize outstanding contributions to economic education. The purpose of this award is to promote high school level economic education by honoring exceptional teachers who effectively deliver content both in and out of the classro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181136

Awards to Delaware Students to Recognize Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Projects

Deadline 07/10/20

Awards to Delaware students to recognize outstanding projects that have had a positive impact on the environment. Awards are intended to acknowledge students in grades 1 through 12 whose activities and initiatives have helped to advance the preservation, improvement, protection, and restoration of Delaware's natural resour...

GrantWatch ID#: 181408

Awards to Tennessee Female Business Leaders in Eligible Regions to Recognize Outstanding Lead...

Deadline 07/10/20

Awards to Tennessee female leaders in eligible regions to recognize outstanding leadership qualities in business and in the local community. The award is intended to acknowledge women in a range of sectors and industries who have achieved success through leadership in business and community contributions. Awards are given...

GrantWatch ID#: 187933

Awards to Tennessee Women to Recognize Their Impact on the Music and Entertainment Industry

Deadline 07/12/20

Awards to Tennessee women in eligible locations to recognize their significant impact on the local music and entertainment industry. The award program will honor both new and more seasoned professionals, including agents, songwriters, entertainment lawyers, and music venue executives. Nominees must perform a significant po...

GrantWatch ID#: 185589

Award to a Missouri Individual for Contributions to the Health of Vulnerable Populations

Deadline 07/13/20

Award of $2,500 to a Missouri individual from eligible locations to recognize outstanding contributions to the health of vulnerable populations, especially children. Criteria for the award include commitment, leadership, impact, and the creation of positive change in the local health care environment. Preference will be gi...

GrantWatch ID#: 183808

Awards to California Artists in Eligible Counties for Outstanding Work in Contemporary Visua...

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to California visual artists in eligible counties who have demonstrated a commitment to contemporary art. Awards are intended to recognize outstanding and innovative individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their careers. Eligible visual artists live and work i...

GrantWatch ID#: 153575

Award to a Nebraska PreK-12 Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Education

Deadline 07/15/20

Award to a Nebraska PreK-12 classroom teacher and $1,000 grants to award finalists to honor outstanding achievements and contributions to education. Key qualifications include the use of effective teaching methods and the ability to inspire and motivate students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn.

GrantWatch ID#: 158260

Awards to Canada Authors to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field of literature. The purpose of this program is to recognize literary excellence. Nominations are invited for newly published collections of short stories or novels. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the fiction genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 158724

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Weight-Related He...

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to honor substantial contributions in the field of obesity. Recipients may be honored for work that furthers the basic science, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Eligible award areas include, but are not limited to, public policy, research, patient ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158739

Award to a USA University or College Educator to Recognize Exceptional Contributions to Jour...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $500 to a USA university or college educator to recognize exceptional contributions to journalism education. This award program was designed to honor a higher education teacher that acts as an example for other educators through teaching excellence in the areas of journalism and mass communication history.

GrantWatch ID#: 161208

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

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Nova Scotia interpretive and creative artists for significant contributions to the province’s cultural life. The award is intended to honor artists who work in any medium, and have attained professional status, recognition, and mastery in their field. Nominated artists must be currently active in their artistic...

GrantWatch ID#: 169431
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International HR Scholar for Significant Contributions to Human R...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $50,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scholar with a significant body of work in the field of human resources. The purpose of this award is to recognize lifetime achievement in the field of human resources research. This award honors an individual for significant past and ongoing research contributions that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 169769

Award to a Nova Scotia Artist or Artist Group to Honor Contributions to the Local Acadian Cu...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a Nova Scotia artist or artistic group in recognition of creative work that honors the Acadian native culture. The prize is intended to honor local creative and interpretive artists working in any medium that produce unique artwork that reflect Acadian cultural values. Applicants must have been born in N...

GrantWatch ID#: 181075

Awards to Canada Authors for Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge exceptional contributions to the field of literature. Nominations are invited for newly published pieces which provide readers with unique and informed perspectives. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the nonfiction genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 181425

Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Innovative Technology Projects

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for innovative technology projects. Funding is intended for nonprofits that plan to use technology to further their mission and positively impact the community. Grant funds are intended for technology-related projects that will improve communities and change...

GrantWatch ID#: 172385

Awards to Arizona Businesses and Individuals in Eligible Regions to Recognize Community Servi...

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards to Arizona organizations, companies, and individuals in eligible regions to recognize and acknowledge outstanding contributions to the local community. The awards are intended to honor exceptional board members, corporate volunteers, and businesses that have made a significant and positive impact on the Phoenix comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 183818

Awards to Utah Companies and Individuals to Recognize Environmentally Sustainable Practices

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards to Utah companies, individuals, and communities to recognize exceptional efforts in advancing environmental sustainability. Recipients are honored for achievements such as reduced emissions and enhanced air quality. Eligible categories include, but are not limited to, social impact, development, water, air quality, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183888
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Awards to USA Educators in Multiple States for Educational Materials and Supplies for K-12 P...

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards of up to $2,500 to USA active and retired educators in multiple states for K-12 public school supplies and educational materials. Prize winners who do not currently work on a school campus can designate a recipient school to be gifted the award. The award is designed to offset the amount educators use from their own...

GrantWatch ID#: 189770

Award to a USA Emerging Journalist in New England States to Recognize their Entry to the Fie...

Deadline 07/17/20

Award of up to $2,000 to a Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or Connecticut emerging journalist to recognize their entry to the field of journalism. Eligible applicants include writers, reporters, copy editors, photographers, and page designers. Applicants must have less than five years’ experie...

GrantWatch ID#: 190854

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Teacher for Outstanding English Language Education

Deadline 07/19/20

Award of $1,000 and additional benefits to a USA, Canada, or International teacher to recognize their hard work and commitment to the instruction of English as a second language. Applicants for the award will be evaluated according to their demonstrated ability to:

GrantWatch ID#: 172529

Awards to Tennessee CEOs of Businesses and Organizations for Outstanding Career Achievements

Deadline 07/19/20

Awards to Tennessee CEOs of businesses, nonprofits, and institutions in eligible regions for outstanding achievements in their career. These awards are intended to recognize and honor leaders who inspire others, serve as shining examples of how businesses and organizations should be run, and hold their employees, products,...

GrantWatch ID#: 183669

Award to an Alabama Business in Eligible Locations for Innovations in Business

Deadline 07/23/20

Award of $10,000 to an Alabama business in eligible locations for innovations in business. The purpose of the program is to recognize a local business that is creating opportunities for its markets and clients. Innovations may include the use of technology, improving service to customers, and creating new services, product...

GrantWatch ID#: 190307
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Awards to Maryland Artists and Collaborative Groups to Honor Artistic Excellence and Promote...

Deadline 07/24/20

Awards to Maryland artists and collaborative groups to recognize and honor outstanding achievements in a range of artistic disciplines. Awards are intended to support artistic development and practice, and to further the endeavor of both individuals and groups. Applications will currently be accepted in the visual and medi...

GrantWatch ID#: 172649

Awards to Arkansas Business Executives to Recognize Outstanding Accomplishments

Deadline 07/24/20

Awards to Arkansas business executives to recognize outstanding accomplishments. Awards will be presented to business leaders in nine separate categories: small and large companies, nonprofits, small and large banks, public sector, education, and CFO and accounting lifetime achievement.

GrantWatch ID#: 183661
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Awards to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Business Executives to Honor Outstanding Lead...

Deadline 07/24/20

Awards to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee chief financial officers in eligible regions to recognize outstanding performance in financial management. Awards will be presented to leaders of public and private companies and nonprofits, and to honor lifetime achievement. The nominee's company must be headquartered in the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184051

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for the Advancement of Exemplary Academics in Scientific F...

Deadline 08/11/20 LOI Date: 07/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs for activities that further the professional advancement of researchers and educators. First-time applicants are advised that required registrations can take at least nine weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the career development of faculty members in the early ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

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

Deadline 07/27/20

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 172349
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Awards to Utah Businesses, Nonprofits, and Government Agencies that Lead with Integrity

Deadline 07/29/20

Awards to Utah businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to recognize best practices in ethical behaviors. Nominees will be evaluated according to the principles of integrity, trust, accountability, transparency, fairness, respect, and rule of law. The award honors those that represent the ideals of ethi...

GrantWatch ID#: 172725
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Accomplishments in Medical R...

Deadline 07/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International scientist or team of scientists to recognize outstanding medical research accomplishments. Researchers eligible for nominations may be from any public or private organization or institution, including commercial or government entities. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge o...

GrantWatch ID#: 139483
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Contributions to Remote ...

Deadline 07/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to remote education during the early phase of their career. Strong candidates are known for service to the profession, leadership activities, contributions to advancing the field, and scholarly publications. Nominees should be forty ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161334
NEW

Awards to USA Native Artists to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Any Artistic Discipline

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards of $7,500 to USA practicing Native artists to recognize outstanding commitment to the arts, demonstrated by work in any medium, from literary to visual to performing, in both contemporary and traditional forms. Nominations are invited on behalf of established artists with a documented affiliation of a United States ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183961

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Institutions and Programs to Honor Outstanding Onli...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions and programs in recognition of activities that increase access to online and digital learning. The award program allows recipients to engage in sharing information about successful digital education strategies, practices, and techniques.

GrantWatch ID#: 183964
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Awards to USA Educators and IHEs to Recognize Dedication to the Advancement of Digital Teach...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards to USA educators and institutions of higher education to recognize dedication to the advancement of digital teaching and learning. Awardees will have exhibited leadership, conducted original research, or contributed innovative ideas to the field of online education.

GrantWatch ID#: 183965
NEW

Awards to Nebraska and Iowa Professionals in Eligible Locations to Recognize Excellence in L...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards to Nebraska and Iowa professionals in eligible locations to recognize excellence in leadership and professional achievement. Nominees may be executives, entrepreneurs, small business owners, or professionals who have significantly impacted their organizations and communities. Qualified nominees must be under the age...

GrantWatch ID#: 190359

Opportunity for California Individuals and For-Profits in Eligible Locations to Participate ...

Deadline 07/31/20

Opportunity for California individuals, entrepreneurs, and for-profit organizations in eligible locations to participate in a competition to develop original business initiatives. Winners receive cash awards and mentoring services. Funding is intended to stimulate the local economy following destructive fires that affected...

GrantWatch ID#: 190500

Awards to New Brunswick Individuals to Encourage the Completion of Media Arts Projects

Deadline 08/01/20

Awards of cash and equipment to New Brunswick individuals to recognize talent and potential in media arts. Eligible recipients are early career scriptwriters, media artists, and filmmakers. The purpose of the award is to help local artists complete film and media arts projects. These projects will help awardees establish t...

GrantWatch ID#: 156461

Grant to a USA Author for Assistance in the Completion of a Partially-Written Novel

Deadline 08/01/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA author for assistance in the completion of a partially-written novel. Funding is intended for authors of children's or young adult fiction. Applicants must have previously published books. Judges will be looking for candidates whose work has not yet attracted a broad readership.

GrantWatch ID#: 190626
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Award to a Massachusetts Individual to Recognize Excellence in Organizational Management

Deadline 08/03/20

Award of $20,000 to a Massachusetts individual in an eligible community for excellence in nonprofit leadership and strategic organizational management. The winning candidate demonstrates personal integrity and ethics, implements innovative ideas, and builds organizational capacity and expertise. The cash award will be awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 181908
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Awards to California Artists and Cultural Practitioners to Recognize the Creation of Artwork...

Deadline 08/03/20

Awards of $500 to California artists and cultural practitioners in eligible locations to recognize the creation of artwork in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Awards are intended to compensate artists who have been producing and sharing artwork without pay during the pandemic. Eligible applicants are r...

GrantWatch ID#: 190958

Awards to USA Undergraduate Chemical Science Faculty to Recognize Exceptional Research and C...

Deadline 08/06/20

Awards of $75,000 to USA and territories undergraduate chemical science faculty at IHEs to recognize scholarly research and exceptional commitment to teaching. Awards are intended to provide an unrestricted research grant to full-time tenure-track professors in chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistr...

GrantWatch ID#: 167466
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Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofit CEOs to Honor Outstanding Leaders...

Deadline 08/07/20

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC chief executives of nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to honor excellence in leadership. Awards are intended to support professional development activities that benefit the recipients and their nonprofit staff. The award recognizes achievement in the areas of innovat...

GrantWatch ID#: 173136
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Awards to Oklahoma Nonprofits, Businesses, Educational Entities, Individuals, and Agencies to...

Deadline 08/07/20

Awards to Oklahoma nonprofits, for-profits, educational entities, individuals, and government agencies for outreach efforts and initiatives displaying and encouraging outstanding ethics and morality. There are two separate awards available, both focused on promoting ethical behavior in the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 182702

Awards to Maryland Young Professionals in Eligible Locations to Recognize Noteworthy Contrib...

Deadline 08/07/20

Awards to Maryland individuals in eligible locations to recognize noteworthy contributions. Awards are intended for young professionals who have contributed to their communities, nonprofit organizations, and companies. Awards are specifically intended for those who have achieved personal career success, started and grown b...

GrantWatch ID#: 186520

Award to a North Dakota Doctor to Recognize Volunteer Services

Deadline 08/07/20

Award of $10,000 to a North Dakota individual to acknowledge medical contributions to their community. Cash awards will be presented to a nonprofit health care organization chosen by the award recipient. The purpose of this program is to recognize a doctor for volunteer medical services. COPIC specifically looks to recogni...

GrantWatch ID#: 188578
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Awards to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Recognize Creative Sustainable Revenue Strate...

Deadline 08/14/20

Awards of up to $10,000 to Arizona, Minnesota, Colorado, and North Dakota nonprofit organizations to acknowledge outstanding efforts to create original and innovative ideas for sustainable revenue. Consideration will be given to organizations with impactful and creative initiatives that raise funds to further their organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 171359