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

Deadline 02/28/18

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

Awards to Virginia K-12 Teachers in the Richmond Area for Outstanding Achievements in Educat...

Deadline 02/26/18

Awards ranging from $4,000 to $12,000 to Virginia K-12 public school teachers in the Richmond area for exceptional instruction and inspiring students. Funding is intended for professional development activities by teachers working in Richmond and the Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, and Henrico. Recipients will be req...

GrantWatch ID#: 168266

Award to a Gibson County, Indiana Public School Educator for Improving the Math or Lang...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award to a Gibson County, Indiana public school teacher, assistant, teacher’s aid, or tutor for his or her outstanding dedication to improving students' mathematics or language arts skills and knowledge. The award must be used to expand or enhance the educator’s know...

GrantWatch ID#: 151333

Grants to USA Investigators for Research in Food and Sustainable Agriculture

Deadline 02/28/18

Grants to USA investigators and faculty members at eligible institutions for continued food and sustainable agriculture research. Funding is intended to help noteworthy individuals advance research and their careers in the above fields. Applicants may be nominated by IHEs, research institutions, nonprofit organizations, or...

GrantWatch ID#: 167764

Awards to USA PreK-12 Educators and School Staff for Innovative and Inspiring Teaching Methods

Deadline 02/28/18

Awards to USA PreK-12 classroom teachers, school staff, and homeschool educators who demonstrate innovative educational methods. These awards are intended to recognize teachers who inspire their students to challenge the rules and take risks, who demonstrate how to be collaborative and empathetic, and teach the value of le...

GrantWatch ID#: 177403

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees could include, but are not limited to, public offici...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Improving PreK-12 Learning through T...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in technology implementation efforts within schools. Please note that this award is designated for individuals who are not PreK-12 teachers, but are otherwise involved in PreK-12 education. Award judges will use the followi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178141

Award to a USA, Canada, or International PreK-12 Teacher for Use of Technology to Enhance Le...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International preK-12 teacher to recognize the outstanding implementation of technology as a means to enhance learning. This award will be given to an individual who can demonstrate successful lessons and a passion for teaching. Award judges will use the following selection c...

GrantWatch ID#: 178179

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Educator for Using Technology to Enhance Lear...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International educator (age 35 or younger) to recognize outstanding work to enhance education through the implementation of technology. The selected recipient will have made a notable impact on education, and actively shares ideas and uses his or her professional learning network ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178180

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Policy for the Use of Tech...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding commitment to promoting the use of technology in education. The selected recipient will have demonstrated policy advocacy at the international, regional, state, or local level. Nominations are encouraged for those who are passionat...

GrantWatch ID#: 178181

Award to a USA, Canada, or International School System for the Use of Technology to Enhance ...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International school system to recognize the outstanding use of technology to enhance education. Nominees can be organizations such as school boards, educational organizations, school districts, and secretariat of education. This award category has two areas of focus: - Widesp...

GrantWatch ID#: 178182

Award to a USA, Canada, or International PreK-2 Teacher for Innovative Uses of Technology in...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International preK-2 teacher to recognize efforts to enhance education by bringing technology into the classroom. The selected awardee will have demonstrated a passion for education and active engagement of students in innovative learning projects. Award judges will use the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178183

Awards to Kansas and Missouri Teachers for Outstanding STEM Education in Greater Kansas City

Deadline 02/28/18

Awards of $500 to Kansas and Missouri teachers in the Greater Kansas City area to recognize outstanding STEM education in grade 4 through 12 classrooms. The purpose of this award is to honor teachers who are leaders in STEM education and excel at motivating students in scientific exploration. Teacher Qualifications: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178787

Awards to North Carolina and South Carolina PreK-12 Teachers in Eligible Counties for Creati...

Deadline 02/28/18

Awards of $1,500 to North Carolina and South Carolina preK-12 public school teachers in eligible counties to recognize distinguished and creative contributions to art, history, and science education. Nominations will be accepted for teachers in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, and Union Counties in North Ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 178938

Awards to USA K-12 Public School Teachers for Excellence in Environmental Education

Deadline 03/01/18

Awards to USA and territories K-12 public school teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental education. Applications are invited from teachers who use innovative approaches to teaching environmental concepts, or who use the environment as an educational tool. The White House Council on Environmenta...

GrantWatch ID#: 138628

Award to USA or Canada Individual for Contributions to High School Astronomy Education

Deadline 03/01/18

Award of $500 to a USA or Canada high school astronomy teacher or educator to recognize outstanding contributions to astronomy education. Candidates for this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to planetarium or classroom-based education, including the training of other educators. This award is designed to honor t...

GrantWatch ID#: 149963

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Healthcare Professionals and Educators for Contribut...

Deadline 03/01/18

Awards of $10,000 to recognize USA, Canada, and International healthcare professionals and educators who have made significant contributions to the fields of patient care or health education through the development or implementation of new technologies. Special consideration will be given to applications demonstrating imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 173710

Awards to USA Language Teachers in Multiple States and US Virgin Islands to Foster Professio...

Deadline 03/01/18

Awards of $150 to Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and US Virgin Islands language teachers who are in the first five years of their teaching career. The purpose of this award is to provide a special conference p...

GrantWatch ID#: 176631
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Awards to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia K-8 Teachers for Outstanding Science Educatio...

Deadline 03/01/18

Awards of $1,000 to Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia K-8 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to science education within Allegheny and surrounding Counties in the funding source’s service area. Nominations will be accepted on behalf of teachers in Allegheny and surrounding county schools of the SSP memb...

GrantWatch ID#: 179014

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

Deadline 03/01/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 179093

Award to a Northeast Ohio Public School for Outstanding Environmental Education Efforts

Deadline 03/02/18

Award to a northeastern Ohio public school for outstanding leadership in environmental education. The winning school will exemplify the following objective areas within environmental education: curriculum and instruction; operation, design, and maintenance of school building and grounds; and school and community partnershi...

GrantWatch ID#: 163271

Awards to South Dakota PreK-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction

Deadline 03/02/18

Awards to South Dakota preK-12 teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to classroom education. Strong candidates for this award inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities; demonstrate outstanding skill and dedication in the classroom; are active in their school and community; and have the respect and admirat...

GrantWatch ID#: 171693

Scholarships and Grants to Yolo County, California Youth Volunteers and Sponsoring Nonprofi...

Deadline 03/09/18

Scholarships of $1,000 and grants of $500 to Yolo County, California high school senior volunteers and nonprofit organizations in recognition of youth volunteering and to encourage local nonprofits to involve youth volunteers. The student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to support post-high school education, which can in...

GrantWatch ID#: 152822

Awards to Denver, Colorado Small Businesses for Outstanding Contributions and Excellence in ...

Deadline 03/09/18

Awards to Denver, Colorado entrepreneurs and small businesses with less than 100 employees for outstanding contributions to the local economy and community. Award winners will be selected based on the criteria of historical achievements, financial performance, contributions to industry, and their potential to shape metro D...

GrantWatch ID#: 182775
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Awards to Ottawa, Ontario Professional Artists to Recognize and Support Artistic Achievements

Deadline 03/15/18

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

GrantWatch ID#: 153855
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Awards to USA Music Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Music Education

Deadline 03/15/18

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA K-12 and college music teachers to recognize their outstanding commitment to music education and positive impact on their students. Nominations may be submitted by teachers, parents, community members, administrators, and other individuals. The winner will be flown in to attend the 60th A...

GrantWatch ID#: 158180

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Explaining Mathematics to the Public

Deadline 03/15/18

Awards of up to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals who explain mathematical ideas to non-mathematical audiences on a continuous basis. Previous awards have been given to individuals who have explained the concept of mathematics through doodles on YouTube, through TV series, and through their books.

GrantWatch ID#: 160649

Awards to Canada Authors, Illustrators, and Translators for Outstanding Literary Works

Deadline 03/15/18

Awards of $25,000 to Canada authors, illustrators, and translators to recognize outstanding literary works published within the country. Nominations will be accepted for recently published works in either English or French. There will be seven award categories in each of the two languages. In addition, $3,000 will be award...

GrantWatch ID#: 173470

Awards to USA Teachers of First through Fourth Grades for Classroom Lessons that Incorporate...

Deadline 03/15/18

One award valued at $3,000 and awards valued at $750 to USA teachers of first through fourth grades for incorporating a children's book series into the classroom curriculum. The winning entries will be judged on how well the children's book series was used to teach subjects such as history, math, and science. One grand...

GrantWatch ID#: 177747

Award to a North Carolina Artist in Eligible Counties for Notable Contributions to the Commu...

Deadline 03/15/18

Award of $800 to a North Carolina individual practicing artist in Wake, Durham, Orange, or Chatham counties to honor important contributions to the community. The Foundation will consider a wide variety of types of community service projects that have enhanced the community in some way through the use of art. It is ant...

GrantWatch ID#: 179423
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Awards to Recognize USA Middle and High School Teachers for Law-Related Educational Programs

Deadline 03/15/18

Awards of $1,500 to honor and recognize USA teachers in public and private middle and high schools for their significant contributions in the area of law-related education. Three awards will be presented to eligible teachers who have developed educational programs that have: - Furthered the understanding of the role of...

GrantWatch ID#: 180153

Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 03/15/18

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

Awards to Mississippi Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Schools for Beautification Proj...

Deadline 03/16/18

Awards to Mississippi nonprofits, civic and faith-based organizations, government agencies, schools, youth and student groups, businesses, and industry associations to recognize outstanding environmental stewardship and beautification efforts completed in 2017. These awards recognize entities with achievements specifically...

GrantWatch ID#: 177837
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Awards to Mississippi Individuals to Recognize Outstanding Community Beautification Initiati...

Deadline 03/16/18

Awards to Mississippi individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental stewardship and community beautification. Candidates must demonstrate leadership in the areas of recycling and waste reduction, litter cleanup or prevention, or community improvement and beautification. These awards recognize those wh...

GrantWatch ID#: 177838

Award to an Arkansas PreK-12 Teacher for Using Agricultural Concepts in the Curriculum

Deadline 03/16/18

Award of $1,000 to an Arkansas PreK-12 classroom teacher for outstanding integration of agricultural concepts into the regular curriculum. Nominations are encouraged for teachers who help students understand the importance of the agricultural industry while meeting required educational standards. Learning activities ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 178202
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Associated Groups for Excellence in Pu...

Deadline 03/16/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International libraries and library-serving organizations to recognize an exemplary public relations or strategic communication program. Possible programs include year-long centennial celebrations, summer literacy programs, awareness campaigns, innovative community partnerships, or fundraising fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 179527
NEW

Award to Recognize a USA or Israel Nonprofit Staff Member for Contributions to the Advancemen...

Deadline 03/19/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA or Israel staff member of a nonprofit organization, in recognition of innovative contributions to advancing the status of women and girls in Israel or the United States. The Award recipient must use the $2,500 for professional development. In addition, there will be an award of $500 that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179940

Awards to New Mexico Companies for Positive Work Environments and Employee Morale

Deadline 03/23/18

Awards to New Mexico companies to recognize outstanding efforts to create positive work environments for their employees. Nominations are invited on behalf of companies demonstrating excellent employee engagement, retention and morale. This awards initiative has been designed with the following goals in mind: -To recog...

GrantWatch ID#: 178638

Awards to Idaho Individuals and Organizations for Contributions to Historic Preservation

Deadline 03/23/18

Awards to Idaho individuals, professionals, academics, and organizations to recognize contributions to promoting and preserving state history. Candidates for this award have demonstrated a commitment to fostering action and understanding of Idaho history through public service, professional accomplishment, philanthropy, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 179656
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Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Young Professionals to Recognize Business S...

Deadline 03/26/18

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia business professionals under the age of 40 to recognize outstanding leadership and success within the Washington region. Nominations are invited on behalf of men and women representing all industries who have made a difference in their community or profession over the past 1...

GrantWatch ID#: 179229
NEW

Awards to Virginia Middle and High School Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Instruction on t...

Deadline 03/30/18

Awards of $2,500 to one Virginia middle school teacher and one high school teacher to acknowledge excellence in teaching the Constitution both in and out of the classroom. The awards are intended to recognize teachers who display knowledge and enthusiasm for the United States Constitution.

GrantWatch ID#: 168354

Grants and Awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 Schools and School Nurses for Health...

Deadline 03/30/18

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
NEW

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/18

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to parti...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
NEW

Awards to Recognize USA PTAs for Excellence in Promoting Inclusion and Eliminating Discrimina...

Deadline 03/31/18

Awards of $1,000 to honor and recognize USA state, district, council, regional, and local PTAs that have demonstrated excellence in efforts to eliminate discriminatory practices and to promote inclusion and diversity. The following types of PTAs should apply for funding: - PTAs with proven efforts in welcoming diverse ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158082
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Award to a Canada Aboriginal Individual or Business for Leadership in the Forestry Products ...

Deadline 03/31/18

Award of $5,000 and additional benefits to a Canada Aboriginal business or individual to recognize exemplary achievements in a forest products-related business. Candidates for this award exemplify qualities such as business leadership and longevity, environmental and safety performance, Aboriginal employment, consistency o...

GrantWatch ID#: 160932
NEW

Award to a USA Korean-American Artist in Recognition of Outstanding Works of Art

Deadline 03/31/18

Award of $15,000 to a USA or territories individual artist of Korean descent to support and recognize excellence in the visual arts. The intention of this award is to enable artists to realize creative endeavors, encourage, nurture, and enhance artistic accomplishments, and acknowledge the presence of outstanding Korean-Am...

GrantWatch ID#: 167754
NEW

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Exceptional Dedication to Improving...

Deadline 03/31/18

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of children. Recipients must have an NGO, nonprofit, or charity organization devoted to the cause of providing exceptional services to children. Nominees must be available to participate in the a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178778
NEW

Award to a Central or North-Central Alabama High School Science Teacher for Excellence in Tea...

Deadline 04/01/18

Award to an outstanding Alabama high school chemistry or science teacher working in Central or North-Central Alabama. In the judging criteria, emphasis will be placed on the quality of teaching, ability to inspire and challenge students, demonstration of leadership and active involvement in the teaching profession, extracu...

GrantWatch ID#: 160013
NEW

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

Deadline 04/01/18

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
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Optometric Education

Deadline 04/01/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to optometric education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators demonstrating consistent and ongoing excellence within the field or contributions to the field’s advancement. Each candidate is judged by his or her contri...

GrantWatch ID#: 179608