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Awards to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Teaching Artists to Recognize Outstanding Work in Distres...

Deadline 08/19/18

Awards of $5,000 to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania teaching artists who are providing transformative arts experiences for youth in distressed and African American communities. The goal of this program is to promote justice in Pittsburgh by strengthening the field of art education and honoring those who have a demonstrated practi...

GrantWatch ID#: 183988

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Top Executives for Outstanding Work Over the...

Deadline 08/20/18

Awards to outstanding Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC c-suite executives in the Washington, DC area in recognition of their exceptional work over the past twelve to fourteen months. The nominee's company or organization must be headquartered in either Washington, DC; or Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, or Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181949

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

Deadline 08/20/18

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

Awards to Arizona PreK-12 Public Schools and Public Charter Schools for Educational Excellence

Deadline 01/11/19 Conference Date: 08/21/18

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 Maine Nonprofit Board Members to Recognize Innovation and Passion in Leadership

Deadline 08/24/18

Awards of $5,000 to Maine nonprofit board leaders 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 successful transition. Applications must provide detailed...

GrantWatch ID#: 184198

Awards to Virginia Teachers and Administrators for Outstanding Economic and Financial Educat...

Deadline 08/30/18

Awards to Virginia teachers and administrators to recognize outstanding contributions to financial and economic education. Educators will be recognized for outstanding units or lesson plans that have been used in the classroom within the last three years. Entries must demonstrate evidence of student learning. Award Cat...

GrantWatch ID#: 173664
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Educational Institutions for Outstanding Online and...

Deadline 08/30/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions to recognize outstanding strategies to improve the quality of online and digital learning. Nominations may be submitted for effective online education practices, which will be evaluated on the basis of effectiveness, accessibility, user satisfaction, and sca...

GrantWatch ID#: 183964

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Female Entrepreneurs to Support Outstanding Busines...

Deadline 08/31/18

Awards and In-kind support to USA, Canada, and International early stage female entrepreneurs with business initiatives that have significant growth potential. Projects may be related to any industry and must show notable sustainability, creativity, and social impact. Funding is intended to identify, support, and encourage...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419

Award to a USA, Canada or International Individual or Organization for Defending Human Rights

Deadline 08/31/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or organization to recognize and support ongoing human rights activism work. Nominations are accepted annually on behalf of those whose work has made a significant and positive impact to further or defend human rights. The ALBA Human Rights Project connects directly to...

GrantWatch ID#: 159801

Award to a Canada Academic for Outstanding Contributions in Research, Teaching, and Communit...

Deadline 08/31/18

Award of $1,000 to a Canada academic to recognize outstanding contributions through 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

Awards to Alabama Individuals for Outstanding Contributions to Emergency Dispatch and Public...

Deadline 08/31/18

Awards to Alabama individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to emergency dispatch and public safety services. Agencies are encouraged to nominate employees who through singular actions brought a life-saving incident to a safe and timely resolution; performed at peak efficiency, accurately processing large volumes ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172578

Award to a Colorado Physician in Recognition of Exceptional Volunteer Medical Services

Deadline 08/31/18

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 Artists and Writers Who Are Parents to Recognize Ar...

Deadline 08/31/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and writers who have children under the age of 18 to recognize creative excellence. This program evaluates artistic merit based on the strength of the applicant’s portfolio. The awards provide unrestricted cash funding, and recipients may use the funds...

GrantWatch ID#: 175490

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Outstanding Lesson Plans that Make Learning Fun

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of $100, grants of $200, and grants of $500 to USA and territories K-12 teachers to recognize and support outstanding lesson plans. The purpose of this award is to support teachers who are putting forth an extra effort to make learning fun. Teachers are invited to share their educational word search and lesson plan ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183789

Awards to Orlando, Florida Businesses, Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals for the Innovat...

Deadline 08/31/18

Awards to Orlando, Florida businesses, nonprofits, government organizations, and individuals in eligible counties to recognize innovation in utilizing technology to promote their businesses. Eligible nominees must work or have a physical presence in one of the following counties: Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake, Brevard or...

GrantWatch ID#: 184094

Awards to Alaska Organizations and Individuals for Outstanding Contributions to Arts and Hum...

Deadline 09/01/18

Awards to Alaska organizations and individuals to recognize significant contributions to the quality of arts and humanities within the State. Current award categories address humanities education, leadership, community service, arts education, Alaska Native arts, arts advocacy, and individual artists. Humanities Awards...

GrantWatch ID#: 175219

Awards to Ohio Individual Artists for Achievements in a Variety of Disciplines and Media

Deadline 09/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to Ohio individual artists to recognize outstanding achievements across a range of artistic disciplines. Applications will currently be considered in the disciplines of crafts, collaborative and performance arts, interdisciplinary arts, design arts and illustration, photography, media arts, and visual arts...

GrantWatch ID#: 178200

Awards to Hamilton, Ohio Teachers to Recognize Their Dedication to Teaching

Deadline 09/03/18

Awards of $1,000 to Hamilton, Ohio K-12 public and parochial educators to celebrate and recognize their 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 nomination cr...

GrantWatch ID#: 153647

Awards to East Bay, California Nonprofits, Individuals, and Businesses to Recognize Contribu...

Deadline 09/07/18

Awards to East Bay, California individuals, youth, service organizations, and businesses in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties to honor exemplary contributions to making the local community a more vibrant place. This award program was established to acknowledge businesses, leaders, and organizations who have given generousl...

GrantWatch ID#: 160591
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Educator in Recognition of Excellence in Teaching

Deadline 09/09/18

Award to recognize an exceptional USA, Canada, or International educator who has made an exceptional contribution to the teaching profession. This award is intended to highlight the importance of teaching, and demonstrate the fact that teachers throughout the world deserve to be recognized and celebrated. Applicants for...

GrantWatch ID#: 174812
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Awards to Wyoming Teachers and Community Members for Contributions to Foreign Language Instru...

Deadline 09/15/18

Award to Wyoming teachers and community members to recognize outstanding contributions to foreign language education within the state. Nominations are invited on behalf of exceptional new teachers, established teachers, as well as community members who have supported foreign language education. 2018 Friend of Foreign L...

GrantWatch ID#: 157663
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Mathematician for Contributions to Math Education

Deadline 09/15/18

An award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International mathematician, or a group of mathematicians, to recognize outstanding contributions to mathematics education. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have made a contribution of lasting value to the field. This award program aims to recognize: (a) Accomplishe...

GrantWatch ID#: 160647
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Award to a USA or Canada Higher Education Mathematics Department to Recognize an Outstanding...

Deadline 09/15/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada higher education mathematical sciences department in recognition of an outstanding program. Nominations are considered for a broad range of programs that add value to the mathematics community, either internally, or in relation to society at large. Examples might include a department ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160648
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Awards to Missouri Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, Groups, and Individuals for Environmen...

Deadline 09/15/18

Awards to Missouri nonprofit organizations, individuals, agencies, community groups, and businesses to recognize contributions to promoting environmental literacy. Nominators must provide evidence of contributions the candidate has made to the field of environmental education. Outstanding Service Award to an Individual...

GrantWatch ID#: 161079
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Awards to Oregon Schools and Student Groups for Exemplary Service Projects that Contribute to...

Deadline 09/15/18

Awards of $500 to Oregon K-12 schools and school-affiliated, student-led intiatives for projects that focus on world peace. Funding is awarded for intiatives in the areas of conflict resolution, mediation, peacemaking, promotion of human and civil rights, bullying and gang violence reduction in schools, and diversity and t...

GrantWatch ID#: 172955
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Award to Canadian Aboriginal for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Deadline 09/15/18

Award of $10,000 to a Canadian individual of Aboriginal descent for demonstrated initiative in the field of business. Funding is intended to reward a young resident of Métis, Inuit or First Nation ancestry for a business enterprise that will inspire advancement in the national economy. The National Youth Entrepreneurs...

GrantWatch ID#: 182263
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Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 09/15/18

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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Awards to Minnesota Emerging Music Composers to Recognize Artistic Talent and Career Potenti...

Deadline 09/16/18

Awards of $3,000 to Minnesota composers of a variety of music genres, including electronic, jazz, experimental, traditional, and world music, to support quality creative talent and career potential. The award is intended to recognize emerging artists who are starting their careers. Selection Criteria - Quality of music...

GrantWatch ID#: 181861
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Teachers to Enhance English Language Education

Deadline 09/19/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 English language arts teachers to support projects that enhance the quality of education. Proposals must address a specific question or problem to be studied and provide a clear timeline for execution. Proposals will be judged on such criteria as the strength of...

GrantWatch ID#: 160645
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Awards to Canada Authors for Newly Published Books that Address Contemporary Political Issues

Deadline 09/19/18

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 New Mexico Outstanding Women to Recognize Professional Achievement and Community Im...

Deadline 09/25/18

Awards to New Mexico women to recognize professional achievements, leadership ability, and contributions to the community. These awards are intended to honor women who have proven themselves as leaders in any of the State's organizations and industries. A candidate may be of any age or professional background, as long ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177668
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Awards to Texas Communities, Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals for Environmental Pr...

Deadline 09/28/18

Awards to Texas communities, organizations, businesses, and citizens to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental protection and preservation. Awards are made in the categories of education, civic and community, agriculture, individual, environmental educators, innovation operations and management, pollution pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 174840
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Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/30/18

Award to a Canada K-12 educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of geographic education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators who go above and beyond their job description to promote geographic literacy among their students. Criteria: The “Innovation in Geography Teaching” Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160802
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for a Significant Breakthrough in Cancer ...

Deadline 09/30/18

Award of $25,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize an original breakthrough or discovery in the field of cancer research. Candidates for this award have furthered cancer prevention, treatments, and early diagnosis. The discovery must have had a significant impact on the cancer field and made a dire...

GrantWatch ID#: 172204
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Award to a USA School or Youth Group for an Outstanding Garden Project

Deadline 09/30/18

Award of $500 to a USA school or youth group that includes children in grades K-12 for an established youth garden project. This award is intended to recognize the sustainability of exceptional youth garden programs that have shown success and have impacted the lives of the children and the community in which they live.

GrantWatch ID#: 173076
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Award to a USA or Canada Mathematician for Outstanding Contributions to K-16 Math Education

Deadline 10/01/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada pure or applied mathematician to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education for K-16 students. Nominations should cite the candidate’s past or current contributions to math education, which may include, but is not limited to: -Developing or assessing the K-16 ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 160652
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Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize Their Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 10/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, college, university, school, and community libraries. Awards are intended to recognize the librarian's investments in improving people's lives in their school, campus, and community. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be presented with a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273
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Award to a Nevada Teacher for Bringing Agricultural Education to the Classroom

Deadline 10/01/18

Award of $1,000 to a Nevada K-12 teacher to recognize exemplary efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts into the regular classroom curriculum. Nominees for this award enrich their students’ learning experience with knowledge of farming and agriculture. The winner of this award will receive a $1000 school supply...

GrantWatch ID#: 175762
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Applications should address at least four of the following criteria: -Success, size, and growth of the classics...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Awards to Alabama Nonprofit and For-Profit Executives in the Birmingham Area for Outstandin...

Deadline 10/05/18

Awards to Alabama business executives representing both nonprofit and for-profit organizations in the Birmingham area to recognize outstanding leadership achievements. Nominations are invited for top executives who have helped their companies achieve business success and growth. The criteria for consideration are stron...

GrantWatch ID#: 182257
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Awards to Iowa K-12 Teachers for Excellence in STEM Education

Deadline 10/09/18

Awards of $1,500 to Iowa K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers to recognize and support outstanding contributions to the quality of STEM education in the state. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers who are significantly contributing to their students’ lives by providing an excellent cur...

GrantWatch ID#: 164332
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Awards to USA Teen Artists for Career Development in a Range of Artistic Disciplines

Deadline 10/12/18

Awards of up to $10,000 and additional benefits to USA young artists (ages 15-18) to recognize and support achievement in the following disciplines: visual arts, dance, photography, voice, jazz, classical music, writing, theater, design arts, and cinematic arts. In addition to the cash awards, artists will receive training...

GrantWatch ID#: 157814
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Awards to USA Female Superintendents and Administrators for Outstanding Leadership in Educat...

Deadline 10/12/18

Awards of $1,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding leadership in the field of education. Awards will be given to female superintendents, administrators, and other women in school leadership positions. Nominations and applications are accepted for the following three award categories: -The Superintendent Award – a...

GrantWatch ID#: 159056
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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
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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

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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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

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

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