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

Deadline 10/18/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 150659

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

Deadline 01/10/20

Awards of $500 to Arizona PreK-12 district and charter public schools for educational excellence. Awards are intended to recognize schools that demonstrate sustained high achievement or significant improvement, as well as an exceptional ability to meet students' academic and non-academic needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 175507

Awards to USA Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 01/16/20 LOI Date: 11/04/19

Prizes of $25,000 and other award benefits to USA and territories local governments, tribes, regions, and nonprofits representing communities that have prioritized health. Initial applications must be submitted prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that are working on the forefront of ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Awards to Florida Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, IHEs, and Individuals to Recognize Outstand...

Deadline 11/01/19

Awards to Florida nonprofit organizations, government agencies, K-12 schools, IHEs, and individuals working with qualified organizations to recognize outstanding work in community health. Specific programs may also be nominated. The award is intended to honor exemplary services, effectiveness, innovation in service deliver...

GrantWatch ID#: 160578

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize their Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 10/21/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, school, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize librarians for going above and beyond their role as librarian and improving lives in their communities. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Profession

Deadline 10/21/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and achievements within the field. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians whose actions represent the highest service goals within the profession. These include the following: -Free access to information for all ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Awards to New Brunswick Emerging Filmmakers and Media Artists to Encourage the Completion of...

Deadline 10/23/19

Awards consisting of cash and equipment and valued at $8,500 to New Brunswick independent filmmakers and media artists for the completion of projects that are reflective of the recipients' creativity. Funding is intended to assist emerging producers, directors, video artists, and scriptwriters in finishing creative project...

GrantWatch ID#: 156461

Opportunity for USA 6-12th Grade Teachers to Engage Students in STEM Projects that Improve L...

Deadline 10/23/19

Opportunity for USA public school teachers of grades 6-12 to engage students in STEM-related projects that will address community issues and empower students to give back to their communities. Contest finalists and winners will be chosen at the state and national levels, and winners will receive technology prize packages.

GrantWatch ID#: 161778
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Grants to Arizona Individual Artists for New Works, Research, and Artistic Development

Deadline 02/05/20 LOI Date: 10/25/19

Grants ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 to Arizona new and established individual artists for research and artistic development in any discipline. Applicants must submit a preliminary application prior to the submission of a final proposal. Additionally, one award will be made to a nonfiction writer for costs related to a pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 181600

Awards to New Jersey Educators for Contributions to Environmental Education

Deadline 10/31/19

Awards to New Jersey educators to recognize outstanding work within the field of environmental education. Eligible nominees include classroom teachers, non-formal educators, college and university professors, volunteer-led groups, and individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#: 161078
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Awards to Recognize USA K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Teaching of Patriotism and Civic Respo...

Deadline 10/31/19

Awards to recognize USA K-12 teachers for their exceptional dedication to teaching patriotism and Americanism to their students. One elementary school, middle school, and high school teacher will be selected at the national level. Teachers who promote flag etiquette, civic responsibility, and patriotism are prime candidate...

GrantWatch ID#: 179165

Awards to Texas Programs to Recognize Exceptional Community Health Improvement Programs

Deadline 10/31/19

An award of $3,000 and an award of $7,500 to Texas alliance and medical student chapters and county medical societies to recognize exceptional programs that improve community health. Programs must address urgent public health threats as well as the Foundation's public health and science priorities, and further TMAF's missi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182117
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Opportunity for USA Individuals, Groups, and Legal Entities to Propose Ideas That Will Benefi...

Deadline 10/31/19

Opportunity for USA individuals, groups, and legal entities to propose ideas that will improve accessibility, affordability, and mobility in the Michigan Central Station Impact Area. Funding is intended for innovative ideas that benefit workers, residents, or visitors to the area. Opportunity areas including improving acce...

GrantWatch ID#: 186840

Grants to Pennsylvania K-12 Teachers in Eligible Counties for Innovative Educational Program...

Deadline 10/31/19

Grants ranging from $200 to $500 to Pennsylvania K-12 teachers in eligible counties for innovative educational programming. Funding is intended for programs that may not have been funded otherwise. Eligible requests include books, funding for classroom programs or projects, technology, and classroom supplies.

GrantWatch ID#: 186846

Awards to Kentucky Individuals, Organizations, Agencies, and Schools to Recognize Significan...

Deadline 11/01/19

Awards to Kentucky individuals, organizations, businesses, agencies, and schools to recognize significant and extraordinary contributions to the arts within the state or nationally. Nine award categories are available to honor those who have supported artists and arts organizations and who have demonstrated the value of th...

GrantWatch ID#: 126777
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Sustainable and Affordable C...

Deadline 11/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or team to recognize environmentally-friendly chemistry innovation. Consideration will be given to discoveries that lead the way for sustainable manufacturing processes or products at a cost less than or comparable to that of current technologies, or discoveries...

GrantWatch ID#: 155107
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Award to a USA High School Drama Teacher for Outstanding Contributions to Theater Education

Deadline 11/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA high school drama and theater teacher to recognize outstanding dedication to teaching theater arts to high school students. In addition to the cash award, an additional $1,000 will be awarded to the honoree’s school to enhance the high school theatre or drama program.

GrantWatch ID#: 162785
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/19

Award of $500 to a USA, Canada, or International individual, IHE, nonprofit organization, or corporate entity for efforts to make history engaging to audiences outside of academia. Applicants will be nominated based on long-term contributions and achievements in the public history movement. The award recipient will rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

Awards to Yukon Individuals for Personal Dedication to Natural Resource Conservation and Man...

Deadline 11/01/19

Awards of $1,000 to Yukon individuals to recognize outstanding dedication to the management and conservation of natural resources within the province. The purpose of this award is to promote public appreciation for, and awareness of, the personal dedication necessary to conserve and manage Yukon’s natural resources. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174156
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Award to a Montana Individual, Nonprofit, Agency, or IHE for Contributions to Behavioral Hea...

Deadline 11/01/19

Award of $10,000 to a Montana individual, nonprofit, university, local or state agency, or tribal government for outstanding innovation, leadership, and progress in behavioral health as well as general health care in the state. Funding is intended to honor contributions made by Mignon Waterman towards strengthening the sys...

GrantWatch ID#: 182216

Award to a USA Public High School Theater Teacher for Outstanding Service in the Field of The...

Deadline 11/01/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA high school theater or drama teacher, and an award of $1,000 to the recipient's school, for exceptional contributions to the field of theater education and a commitment to equity and diversity. Eligible candidates are current public high school teachers with at least five to eight years of service ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186597

Awards to USA Dental Schools to Recognize Student Volunteer Community Service Efforts

Deadline 11/01/19

Awards ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to USA dental schools and colleges to recognize exceptional student volunteer projects that serve vulnerable communities and underserved populations. The project must be organized and conducted by a group of dental students who are enrolled in an accredited predoctoral dental education...

GrantWatch ID#: 186795

Award to an Individual Arts Leader in an Eligible State for Outstanding Leadership in the Ar...

Deadline 11/05/19

Award of $2,500 to an individual arts leader for exceptional leadership in an arts related field. Nominees will have demonstrated noteworthy dedication to arts expression, thereby impacting the industry in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 184527
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Opportunity for USA Individuals, Organizations, Nonprofits, and Legal Entities to Propose Id...

Deadline 11/05/19

Opportunity for USA individuals, organizations, nonprofits, partnerships, and legal entities to propose ideas that will improve transportation and mobility for residents in East Austin, Texas. Funding is intended for innovative ideas that benefit residents and encourage a healthier lifestyle. The goal of the challenge is t...

GrantWatch ID#: 186914

Awards to South Carolina Individuals, Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Schools for Con...

Deadline 11/08/19

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

Award to a Tampa Bay, Florida Individual to Honor Outstanding Volunteer Work and Commitment t...

Deadline 11/08/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 161425
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Awards to Sussex County, Delaware Individuals and Organizations for Excellence in Enhancing ...

Deadline 11/08/19

Awards to Sussex County, Delaware individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding contributions to the local tourism industry during the past year. Awards will be issued in the categories of existing events, new events, attractions, and collaborative efforts to promote tourism.

GrantWatch ID#: 176155

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

Deadline 11/08/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 184230
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Grants and In-Kind Support to Qualifying USA Public, Private, and Charter Schools for School...

Deadline 11/08/19

Grants of $1,000 and $2,000 and in-kind donations valued at $250 to eligible USA K-12 public, private, and charter schools for programs to start a new school garden or expand an existing school garden. Funding is intended for schools where at least 40% of the students qualify for reduced-price or free meals. Applicants mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 184400
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Awards to Nashville, Tennessee Businesswomen to Recognize Significant Community Impact

Deadline 11/10/19

Awards to Tennessee businesswomen to honor significant community impact and business accomplishments in the Nashville area. Awards are intended to recognize women from any profession or industry who have made a mark on Nashville and made a significant difference to their communities. Eligible communities are Cheatham, Davi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186962

Awards to Delaware Schools to Recognize Outstanding Educational Programming

Deadline 11/11/19

Awards to Delaware schools to recognize exceptional educational programming. Funding is intended to acknowledge those who have developed and implemented innovative programs and sustained best practices. This year, the focus of the award program will be on excellence in science teaching, integrated classroom technology, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 184646
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Opportunity to Nominate Young Women and Men in Birmingham, Alabama to Recognize Social, Civi...

Deadline 11/11/19

Opportunity to nominate young women and men in Birmingham, Alabama to recognize social, civic and business accomplishments. Nominees must be under the age of 40 and have demonstrated distinguished work in their organization or community prior to their 40th birthday. Nominees are judged on merit, rather than quantity of nom...

GrantWatch ID#: 186961
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Awards to Canada Authors for Newly Published Books that Address Contemporary Political Issues

Deadline 11/13/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174284

Grant to an Individual to Recognize Outstanding Leadership in a Land Conservation Project

Deadline 11/14/19

Grant of up to $5,000 to a Maryland land trust to recognize an individual's outstanding innovation, partnership, and leadership in an organizational development or conservation project. Funding is awarded to the land trust in recognition of the individual’s good work and efforts. The purpose of this grant is to acknowled...

GrantWatch ID#: 140847
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Awards to Illinois Writers and the Magazine that Published their Work to Recognize and Promo...

Deadline 11/15/19

Awards of $1,000 to Illinois writers for new works of contemporary fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction that were published by an Illinois print or web-based publication. Companion awards of $1,000 will also be awarded to the Illinois magazine or publication that released the selected work to the public. The awards pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 145522
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Grants to Manitoba Professional Arts Nonprofits to Award Prizes to Rising Artists

Deadline 11/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Manitoba professional arts organizations to award prizes to emerging and aspiring artists that participate in arts competitions. Consideration will be given to organizations that award prizes to winners through a competitive process that may be at a national level or may lead to a national level ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147769
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Awards to USA and Canada Doctoral Students for Research and Writing on Architecture and Soci...

Deadline 11/15/19

An award of up to $15,000 and an award of up to $20,000 to doctoral students enrolled in graduate programs at USA and Canada schools for dissertation research and writing on architecture topics. Funding may be used to support students enrolled in art history, architecture, humanities, fine arts, and social sciences program...

GrantWatch ID#: 159992
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Awards to Maryland Individual Artists and Collaborations to Recognize Achievements and Promot...

Deadline 11/15/19

Awards ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 to Maryland individual artists and artist collaborations to recognize outstanding achievements in a range of artistic disciplines. Funding is intended to acknowledge the contributions artists make to the state’s cultural fabric and to support their creative potential. In 2020, applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 172649

Awards to Texas Schools and School Districts to Recognize Existing Projects and to Support N...

Deadline 11/22/19

Awards of up to $4,500 to Texas schools and school districts to recognize and support health projects that promote the mental, social, and physical well-being of students, faculty, and the school community. Awards are available to start new programs, and to recognize the success of existing programs.

GrantWatch ID#: 180246
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in Teaching Psychology

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $4,000 to a USA, Canada, or International psychologist to recognize their significant contributions to the field of psychology, while also demonstrating achievement related to the teaching of psychology. Nominees should demonstrate outstanding performance in professional development and classroom teaching. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521
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Opportunity for USA Middle and High School Student Teams to Participate in an Aerospace Desi...

Deadline 12/01/19

Prizes to USA student teams that are sponsored by schools, nonprofits, and youth organizations for successfully competing in an aerospace STEM competition. Teams may be comprised of students enrolled in grades 6 through 12. Competing teams will design innovative rockets to be presented at an aerospace demonstration.

GrantWatch ID#: 159787
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Awards to USA and Canada College English Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Language Learning...

Deadline 12/01/19

Awards of $500 to USA, territories, and Canada English teachers at two-year colleges to recognize outstanding programs to improve language learning for students of diverse backgrounds and interests. These awards recognize teachers who, along with community leaders, administrators, or colleagues in the English Department or...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628
NEW

Award to a USA or Canada Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Individual for an Exceptional History Pro...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada nonprofit organization, business, group, or individual in recognition of an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, exhibits, written works, and public programming c...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017
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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to the Field of Economi...

Deadline 12/01/19

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. The program recognizes an individual for significant achievements in the field through the development of new modes of analysis or new knowledge.

GrantWatch ID#: 163156
NEW

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Achievement in the Field of...

Deadline 12/01/19

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual to acknowledge exceptional contribution to the field of mathematics. The program recognizes an individual for significant achievements in the field through the development of new modes of analysis or new knowledge.

GrantWatch ID#: 163157
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Award to a New York City Writer for an Outstanding Essay About Brooklyn

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $500 to a New York City writer to recognize an outstanding non-fiction essay that takes place in Brooklyn and is about Brooklyn or Brooklyn-based characters. Entries will be accepted from writers of all backgrounds and ages. The award is intended to showcase compelling stories that render Brooklyn's rich soul and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163365
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 174847

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Collabo...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and assist outstanding collaborative work in the field of preservation. Preservation projects may be conducted in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstrate vision, endorse cooperation, and advocate for the...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/01/19

Grants and awards to USA publishers, translators, authors, and literary agents for the translation and subsequent publication of French literary works for English-speaking audiences. Funding will be awarded for both fiction and nonfiction works, as well as for poetry, digital books, and comic books. The Book Department...

GrantWatch ID#: 179274
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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Eart...

Deadline 12/01/19

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions in the field of Earth Sciences. The program recognizes an individual for significant achievements in the field through the development of new modes of analysis or new knowledge.

GrantWatch ID#: 182435