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Award to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Achievemen...

Deadline 01/27/20

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington DC PreK-12 teacher in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for outstanding 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 improv...

GrantWatch ID#: 140335

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

Deadline 01/27/20

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC principal to acknowledge exceptional contributions to PreK-12 education in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The award is intended to recognize principals who demonstrate leadership and create an outstanding educational environment. The goal of the program is t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182577

Awards to USA Child Care Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Early Child Care Education and ...

Deadline 01/29/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $2,000 to USA child care teachers to recognize excellence in providing early childhood education and to fund projects that enhance classroom learning. Each award winner receives $500 for the teacher's discretionary use, and $500 to implement the child care project. Recipients will be honor...

GrantWatch ID#: 177427

Awards to USA Journalists for Excellence in Public Service Journalism

Deadline 01/30/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize outstanding commentary or investigative journalism that serves the common good. Nominees should demonstrate strong storytelling skills, reportorial excellence, and social justice impact. The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must have been i...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

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

Deadline 02/07/20 Conference Date: 01/30/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 178644

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Classical Music Composer to Honor Exceptional Achie...

Deadline 01/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International classical music composer for exceptional achievement in overall work, distinctive creativity, and career attainment. The prize will include an orchestra performance in addition to a cash award. The award recipient will participate in a residency of two to three weeks at a music scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

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

Deadline 01/31/20

Award of $5,000 per year to an Idaho writer to recognize and honor excellence in the field of literature. Writers will be judged based on their originality, oral reading, mastery of the medium, professional achievement, and community engagement. Recipients will participate in readings, craft workshops, and related events d...

GrantWatch ID#: 167570

Awards to Delaware Individuals and Institutions for Contributions to Libraries and Lifelong L...

Deadline 01/31/20

Awards to Delaware individuals and institutions for outstanding contributions to the library field, supporting library activities and programs, encouraging lifelong learning and serving library patrons and the community. Awardees can be library employees, trustees, community members, or libraries and institutions.

GrantWatch ID#: 175052

Awards to Recognize North Dakota Individuals and Organizations for Improvement of Health in ...

Deadline 01/31/20

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 177060

Award to a Louisiana PreK-12 Teacher for Integrating Agricultural Learning in the Classroom

Deadline 01/31/20

Award to a Louisiana PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding efforts to integrate agricultural themes into the general curricula. The purpose of this award is to highlight a teacher who is instilling the importance of agriculture in his or her students. Innovative, interdisciplinary, and integrated programs are encourage...

GrantWatch ID#: 179093

Awards to Oklahoma Individual Educators and Teams to Recognize Excellence in Online Education

Deadline 01/31/20

Awards to Oklahoma groups and individuals from Oklahoma IHEs to acknowledge excellence in online and blended education in the state. The awards are intended to recognize the achievements of teams and individuals who succeed in strengthening the quality of online education through innovative methods evidenced by measurable ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182696

Grants to USA Individual Fellows for Mentored Epilepsy Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA individuals to support mentored epilepsy research projects taking place during their fellowship training. Funding is intended for research on drug therapies with either translational, clinical, or basic scientific methods. Funding is also intended to support a limited research project or for the co...

GrantWatch ID#: 184892

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations to Acknowledge Outstan...

Deadline 01/31/20

Awards of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to acknowledge outstanding achievements in education. Awards are intended to recognize those that do exceptional work to enhance student learning through technology. Nominations may be submitted by nominees or by those who know someone who is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187682

Awards to USA Health and Mental Health Organizations for Contributions to Mental Health Care ...

Deadline 02/01/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA health and mental health organizations and programs to recognize outstanding efforts to improve the quality of mental health care for minorities. The purpose of the award program is to acknowledge excellence and innovation in the field of minority mental health services.

GrantWatch ID#: 152301

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

Deadline 02/01/20

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

Award to a USA Library to Recognize Exemplary Community Programming

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA public, special, academic, or school library to recognize exemplary community programming. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge a program that is open to the public, addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation.

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Holocaust Research and Writing

Deadline 02/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada or International individual for scholarly research and writing on the Holocaust. Only books containing new research on the Holocaust, or its antecedents and aftermath, will be considered. Research accuracy, methodology, scholarship, literary merit, originality, and importance of the research topic ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921

Awards to Quebec Business Leaders to Recognize their Contributions to the Community

Deadline 02/02/20

Awards to Québec leaders between the ages of 18 and 40 to reward their achievements and contributions to the business community. Candidates may represent businesses from all economic sectors. Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony. Eligible candidates must be residents of Québec.

GrantWatch ID#: 187559

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

Deadline 02/03/20

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, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in a...

Deadline 02/03/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Award to a USA Investigator for Excellence in Health Care Research

Deadline 02/03/20

Award of $20,000 to a USA investigator to recognize excellent research in the field of health care. The purpose of this program is to honor outstanding research articles that were published in 2019. Entries will be judged based on creativity, impact, and relevance to the award subject areas. All research articles must addr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182917

Awards to USA Reporters for Excellent Reporting on Health Care

Deadline 02/03/20

Awards to USA journalists to recognize outstanding reporting on health care. Entries will be judged on the quality of reporting, the relevance and impact on health care policy, and new insights offered. Awards will recognize individual articles or series related to the financing and delivery of health care or health care p...

GrantWatch ID#: 182918

Awards to Florida Nonprofits for Outstanding Services to the Local Community in Eligible Reg...

Deadline 02/04/20

Awards to Florida nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to recognize outstanding contributions to community service. Nominated organizations will be evaluated according to projects that have been developed, implemented, or completed within the 2019 calendar year. Organizations must be based in the North Florida Firs...

GrantWatch ID#: 178004

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

Deadline 02/07/20

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 02/07/20

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 178298
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Prize to a Georgia Intern, New Professional, or Student for a Historical Architecture Study-...

Deadline 02/07/20

Prize of up to $4,000 to a Georgia intern, newly registered professional, or student 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 archi...

GrantWatch ID#: 179057

Awards to Phoenix, Arizona Business Executives for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 02/07/20

Awards to Arizona business executives in the Phoenix metro area for outstanding leadership. Nominees should be innovative, committed to quality and workplace diversity, have integrity, and contribute to the local community. Nominees should be serving at their current workplace for at least a year prior to the nomination.

GrantWatch ID#: 187446
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Awards to Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York High School Teachers in Eligible Regions ...

Deadline 02/09/20

Awards to Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York private and public high school teachers in eligible regions to recognize excellence in teaching. The award is also intended to acknowledges the service and contribution of the teacher as a mentor or coach to students. Eligible regions include the Northwest corner of Litchf...

GrantWatch ID#: 177930

Awards to California K-12 Teachers of Jewish Education in Eligible Regions to Recognize Exemp...

Deadline 02/10/20

Awards to California K-12 educators and classroom teachers of Jewish education in eligible regions to acknowledge those who have displayed excellence in teaching and have had a significant impact on community youth. The awards are intended to honor educators in various areas, including day school, early childhood, congrega...

GrantWatch ID#: 144367

Awards to Ontario Emerging Artists in Eligible Regions to Recognize Artistic Achievements

Deadline 02/10/20

Awards to recognize Ontario emerging artists in eligible regions with at least three years of professional practice in the arts. These awards are intended to honor and recognize the achievements of artists who are founding careers in the arts and are working towards becoming recognized professional artists while engaging w...

GrantWatch ID#: 153852

Award to an Ontario Resident for Contributions to the Arts in Eligible Regions

Deadline 02/10/20

Award of $5,000 to an Ontario resident to recognize contributions to arts and culture in eligible regions. The purpose of the program is commend individuals who have contributed to cultural enrichment in the region. Applicants from equity-seeking and Indigenous communities are encouraged to self-identify.

GrantWatch ID#: 153854

Awards to Ontario Established Professional Artists to Recognize and Support Artistic Achievem...

Deadline 02/10/20

Award of $5,000 and awards of $1,000 to Ontario professional artist to acknowledge and support art contributions to the local community. The awards are intended to honor artists in any discipline who have emerged past the beginning stage of their careers and are recognized as professional artists. The award was established...

GrantWatch ID#: 153855

Award to a Florida Teacher or Educator for Outstanding Contributions to Education

Deadline 02/10/20

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

Competition for USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects th...

Deadline 02/10/20

Competition for USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals for projects that address environmental issues. Winning submissions will receive a $25,000 prize. Eligible projects either eliminate, reduce, or increase the uptake of greenhouse gas emissions in the oceans and the atmosphere.

GrantWatch ID#: 187547
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Awards to USA and Canada Middle and High Schools to Recognize Outstanding Science Lab Instru...

Deadline 02/12/20

Awards to USA and Canada middle and high schools to recognize innovative science education programs for students. Awards are intended to provide support to school science programs that have demonstrated their ability to provide quality education utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. This program also seeks to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156676

Award to a USA Individual or Nonprofit for Efforts that Promote an Appreciation of Reading

Deadline 02/13/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA individual or nonprofit organization to recognize the development of an innovative method of promoting and sustaining a lifelong love of reading among local community members. Prize money will be awarded to programs that engage new audiences and inspire readers from a wide range of backgrounds. In...

GrantWatch ID#: 178958
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Award to an Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Texas Health Information Individual

Deadline 02/14/20

Award to an Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Texas health information individual. Funding is intended to allow attendance at conferences, seminars, training sessions, and other opportunities in areas of outreach programming targeting underserved populations, connecting with Native American or indigenous commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 187208

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

Deadline 02/15/20

Awards of up to $500 to Florida public and private school teachers who integrate agriculture-based lessons into their curriculum. Awards are intended to recognize outstanding teachers for the agriculture lessons and projects they conduct with their students. Four categories of awards are available: elementary school, middl...

GrantWatch ID#: 149407

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

Deadline 02/15/20

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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Awards to Texas Libraries for Creative Advertising Programs

Deadline 02/15/20

Awards of $1,000 to Texas libraries to recognize innovative advertising programs to improve their visibility in the community. The award is intended to acknowledge a school library and any other type of library, such as a public, academic, or special library, which have implemented creative projects to enhance their visibi...

GrantWatch ID#: 187932
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Grants to Iowa Community Youth Groups to Promote Farm Safety and Health Education

Deadline 02/17/20

Grants of $500 to Iowa youth groups and organizations for projects related to farm safety and health education. Funding is intended to support youth-led projects with a focus on preventing illnesses and injuries caused by exposure to farm hazards. The goal of the program is to enhance the health and safety of Iowa’s agri...

GrantWatch ID#: 168686

Awards to USA K-12 Science Teachers in Eligible States for Excellent Science Lab Instruction

Deadline 02/19/20

Awards to USA K-12 science teachers in eligible regions for excellence and innovation in science lab instruction. Applicants must work in eligible regions of the following states: Alabama, California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington. Recognition includes a lab makeover support package valued at $10,000 for ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184712
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Awards to Texas Communities in Recognition of Beautification Efforts and Environmental Achie...

Deadline 02/20/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184922

Award to a Maryland High School Student in an Eligible County Interested in Studying the Arts

Deadline 02/21/20

Award of $3,000 to a Maryland high school student in an eligible county who would like to study the arts. The purpose of the program is to motivate youth to pursue a career in the arts. The applicant must demonstrate knowledge in some of the following arts specialties; photography, painting, media, drawing, ceramics, print...

GrantWatch ID#: 187792
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Awards to Virginia Teachers in Eligible Regions for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of...

Deadline 02/24/20

Awards of up to $12,000 to Virginia teachers in eligible regions to recognize outstanding achievements in the field of education. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge dedicated and inspiring K-12 public school educators. Award funds are intended to support professional development activities. Eligible applicants a...

GrantWatch ID#: 168266
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Students for Compelling Videos on the Effects of Pop...

Deadline 02/27/20

Awards ranging from $250 to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International students in grades 6 through 12 for short videos that demonstrate environmental or human welfare issues caused by population growth. Videos must focus on one of the following three global issues: Sustaining Water Systems, Ensuring Economic Opportunities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177778
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Award to a Canada Individual to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Treatment

Deadline 02/28/20

Award of $50,000 to a Canada individual to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of cancer treatment, therapies, and patient care. This award is intended for an individual with an academic appointment who has made an impact on the clinical application of scientific discovery in the fight against cancer.

GrantWatch ID#: 149294

Awards to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia K-8 Teachers for Outstanding Science Educatio...

Deadline 02/28/20

Awards of $1,000 to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia K-8 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to the teaching of science. Nominations will be accepted on behalf of teachers within Allegheny and surrounding counties in the funding source’s membership area.

GrantWatch ID#: 179014

Awards to Canada Scientists and Physicians to Recognize Outstanding Work in the Field of Bra...

Deadline 02/28/20

Awards of $50,000 to Canada scientists and physicians to recognize outstanding work to treat, cure, or ameliorate brain or heart disorders. This award is issued with the expectation that the recipients will continue to make contributions to the field, since this is not a lifetime achievement award.

GrantWatch ID#: 180291

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

Deadline 02/28/20

Awards 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 encouraging relationships among students, teachers, parents, and administrators.

GrantWatch ID#: 180431