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


Awards in recognition of nonprofit leadership, small business management, teacher excellence and student achievement.
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Awards to Texas Communities in Recognition of Beautification Efforts and Environmental Achie...

Deadline 03/04/21

Awards to Texas communities to recognize outstanding initiatives, projects, and activities addressing community beautification and environmental goals. Awards will also be given to applicants demonstrating sustained achievements in enhancing and protecting the local en...

GrantWatch ID#: 184922

Awards to Oregon Schools and Afterschool Programs to Recognize Achievements Related to Healt...

Deadline 02/01/21

Awards to Oregon schools and afterschool programs to recognize achievements related to health and wellbeing. Winning schools and programs will be given a monetary award to enhance related activities. Eligible applicants are those that have surpassed their district's o...

GrantWatch ID#: 193661

Competition for USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Nonprofits, and For-Profits for S...

Deadline 01/28/21

Competition for USA, Canada, and International individuals, private and public institutions, companies, clubs, schools, universities, and nonprofits for sustainable projects that demonstrate feasible solutions to environmental problems. Award categories are Fire, Water...

GrantWatch ID#: 164782

Awards to New Hampshire Nonprofits and For-Profits for Outstanding Business and Community Co...

Deadline 01/29/21

Awards to New Hampshire for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations to recognize outstanding contributions to their industries and communities. Awards are intended to recognize financially sound companies that are active in their communities and that serve as mem...

GrantWatch ID#: 176140

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

Deadline 01/29/21

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $2,000 to USA child care teachers to recognize excellence in early childhood education and care. Along with the cash prize, recipients will be honored at an awards ceremony that will take place in the spring in Pennsylvania. In additio...

GrantWatch ID#: 177427

Awards to Southeast Texas Teachers for Contributions to the Quality of Education

Deadline 01/29/21

Awards of $10,000 to Southeast Texas full-time teachers in eligible counties to recognize outstanding contributions to education. The purpose of this awards program is to recognize and celebrate the exemplary contributions of teachers whose dedication and leadership in...

GrantWatch ID#: 178296

Awards to Texas Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Education

Deadline 01/29/21

Awards of $10,000 to East Texas full-time teachers to recognize outstanding contributions to education. 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...

GrantWatch ID#: 178297

Awards to Mississippi K-12 Educators for Outstanding Contributions to the Field

Deadline 01/29/21

Awards of $5,000 to Mississippi educators for outstanding contributions to the field of K-12 education. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge exemplary administrators and teachers. In addition to funds, award recipients will receive statewide recognition as wel...

GrantWatch ID#: 179095

Award to a Mississippi Individual for Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 01/29/21

Award to a Mississippi individual for outstanding contributions to public school education. The award is intended to publicly recognize the dedication of parents who have partnered with their local schools to help ensure the success of school improvement efforts. Nomin...

GrantWatch ID#: 180093

Award to a Canada Indigenous Woman to Recognize Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 01/29/21

Award to a Canada indigenous woman to recognize outstanding leadership. The award is intended for a woman with a history of political, business, and community engagement. This award is also intended for a woman whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, bo...

GrantWatch ID#: 182259

Awards to Maryland Family Businesses in Eligible Locations to Recognize Contributions to the...

Deadline 01/29/21

Awards to Maryland family businesses in eligible locations to recognize the positive impact and contribution they have made to the community. Eligible businesses are ones that have a majority ownership of one family, are operated by multiple generations, and have been...

GrantWatch ID#: 187300

Award to a New Hampshire Company Leader for Oustanding Achievements

Deadline 01/29/21

Award to a New Hampshire company leader for outstanding community contributions and industry achievements. The award is intended to recognize the business leader's involvement with community service groups and civic organizations, and to honor community- and industry-b...

GrantWatch ID#: 192863

Awards to USA Journalists for Excellence in Public Service Journalism

Deadline 01/30/21

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 journalist...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619

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

Deadline 01/31/21

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 existing work, professional history, and the effectiveness of oral reading. Recipients will participate in craft workshops, reading...

GrantWatch ID#: 167570

Awards to Massachusetts Teachers to Recognize Contributions to STEM Education in Private and...

Deadline 01/31/21

Awards for Massachusetts private or public K-12 teachers to honor outstanding contributions to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. The winner's school receives a $5,000 grant to use for purposes related to STEM education, and four finalists eac...

GrantWatch ID#: 170064

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

Deadline 01/31/21

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, i...

GrantWatch ID#: 179093

Awards to Oklahoma Individuals and Teams to Acknowledge Notable Advances in the Use of Techn...

Deadline 01/31/21

Awards to Oklahoma individuals and teams to acknowledge notable advances in the use of technology in education. The awards are intended to recognize the achievements of teams and individuals who succeed in strengthening the quality of online education through original ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182696

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Exceptional Contr...

Deadline 01/31/21

Awards of $500 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 submi...

GrantWatch ID#: 187682

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychotherapist for Professional Achie...

Deadline 01/31/21

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize contributions to the fields of psychology and psychotherapy. Eligible recipients are within the first ten years of their postdoctoral career. The honor is intended to be bestowed for accomplishm...

GrantWatch ID#: 191534

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Contributions to the Mental Health...

Deadline 01/31/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize contributions to the field of mental health. Eligible recipients are psychologists within the first ten years of their postdoctoral degree. This award is intended to support efforts to advocate for and im...

GrantWatch ID#: 191535

Awards to USA Business Owners to Honor Community Contributions During the Coronavirus Crisis

Deadline 01/31/21

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA small-business owners for outstanding community contributions during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Awards are intended to recognize the owners of local businesses who have given back to their communities in an exceptional way durin...

GrantWatch ID#: 193997

Awards to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Schools, School Districts, and IHEs for Outst...

Deadline 02/01/21

Awards to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands schools, school districts, and IHEs to recognize excellence in implementing school sustainability practices. Award recipients will be honored for demonstrating achievement in the reduction of environmental impact and costs...

GrantWatch ID#: 148039

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

Deadline 02/01/21

Awards of up to $10,000 and an award of $25,000 to California visual artists in eligible locations who have demonstrated a commitment to contemporary art. The purpose of the awards program is to recognize outstanding and innovative individual artists and collaboratives...

GrantWatch ID#: 153575

Award to a USA or Canada Library in Recognition of Staff Development Program

Deadline 02/01/21

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library to recognize achievements in the area of professional development. The award honors an institution that offers a workforce development program designed to enhance staff abilities and increase the effectiveness in reaching obje...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Honor Outstanding Character in a Chall...

Deadline 02/01/21

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

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

Deadline 02/01/21

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 meri...

GrantWatch ID#: 170921

Award to a California Nonprofit in Eligible Locations to Recognize an Excellent Youth Art Pr...

Deadline 02/01/21

Award to a California nonprofit organization in eligible locations to recognize an excellent program that provides visual arts education to youth. Submissions will be judged based on the applicant's impact, sustainability, quality of programs, level of outreach, and in...

GrantWatch ID#: 177933

Awards to USA Libraries and Librarians for Outstanding Community Programs to Encourage Readi...

Deadline 02/02/21

Award of $10,000 and in-kind donations of books to USA and Territories libraries and librarians to recognize outstanding work in implementing creative community-based programs. The Foundation seek to reward programs that encourage locals to engage in and support readin...

GrantWatch ID#: 174835

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

Deadline 02/02/21

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 2020 calendar year....

GrantWatch ID#: 178004

Awards to Washington Artists to Acknowledge Artistic Excellence and Originality

Deadline 03/08/21 Conference Date: 02/04/21

Awards of $25,000 to Washington individual artists and teams of artists to acknowledge dedication, excellence, and originality. Applicants who wish to apply as a team must contact program staff prior to applying. Eligible applicants are those who are creating new work,...

GrantWatch ID#: 173568

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

Deadline 02/05/21

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

GrantWatch ID#: 183964

Awards to Arizona Business Executives in Eligible Locations to Recognize Outstanding Leaders...

Deadline 02/05/21

Awards to Arizona business executives in eligible locations to recognize outstanding leadership. The award is intended for nominees who have exhibited innovation, commitment to quality and workplace diversity, integrity, and contributions to the local community. Nomine...

GrantWatch ID#: 187446

Awards to USA Museums to Honor Excellence in Fostering Environmentally-Conscious Practices

Deadline 02/05/21

Awards to USA museums to honor excellence in fostering environmentally-conscious practices. Eligible projects will demonstrate significant advancement in the use of resources, environmental impact, approaches, or policies. Award categories include facilities, exhibitio...

GrantWatch ID#: 193368

Awards to Hawaii Individuals, Businesses, Organizations, and Agencies for Preservation Achie...

Deadline 02/05/21

Awards to Hawaii individuals, organizations, businesses, and government agencies to recognize achievements and endeavors related to preservation. The awards are intended to acknowledge exceptional preservation projects and to honor residents who have contributed to pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 193799

Fellowships to Massachusetts Artists for the Creation of New and Outstanding Artwork

Deadline 02/08/21

Fellowships to Massachusetts artists to support the creation of outstanding, innovative artwork. Funding is intended for new works in the areas of crafts, film and video, dramatic writing, music composition, photography, sculpture, installation, and new genres. Evaluat...

GrantWatch ID#: 184977

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

Deadline 02/12/21

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 IBPoC artists who are founding careers in the arts and are working towa...

GrantWatch ID#: 153852

Award to an Ontario Resident for Contributions to the Arts

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $5,000 to an Ontario resident to recognize contributions to arts and culture. 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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153854
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Awards to Ontario Established Professional Artists to Recognize and Support Artistic Achievem...

Deadline 02/12/21

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 recogn...

GrantWatch ID#: 153855

Award to a USA Library or Library System for Outstanding Service Within the Labor Community

Deadline 02/12/21

Award to a USA library to acknowledge outstanding efforts to engage the labor community and bring awareness to the contribution and history of the labor movement’s role in developing the United States. Qualifying efforts include outreach projects targeting local labo...

GrantWatch ID#: 174852

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Refer...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve writing or publishing books or articles about the reference field; teaching activities that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176026

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian, Educator, or Researcher for Contribution...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International current or former librarian, educator, or researcher for extraordinary contributions to adult services at libraries. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as the impact on others, demonstrated leadershi...

GrantWatch ID#: 176050

Award to a Florida K-12 Educator to Recognize Lessons and Activities that Promote Tolerance

Deadline 02/12/21

Award to a Florida K-12 teacher or educator in eligible locations to recognize outstanding lessons that promote diversity and tolerance. Nominations will be considered for educators in any position, including but not limited to, teachers, school librarians, guidance co...

GrantWatch ID#: 177428

Awards to Nevada Public School Teachers in Eligible Locations for Excellence in Teaching

Deadline 02/12/21

Awards of $5,000 to Nevada public school teachers in eligible locations to recognize and honor outstanding educators. Awards are intended to acknowledge teachers who inspire others by going beyond the call of duty and make a significant difference in their students' li...

GrantWatch ID#: 182570

Award to USA Library Organization to Improve Services for People with Disabilities

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $1,000 to a USA library organization in recognition of services to people with disabilities. The award is intended to honor a library for efforts to expand existing or create new services. Projects should demonstrate innovation and organization. The award can ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192811
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Collaborative Group for Research Rela...

Deadline 02/12/21

Grant of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or collaborative group to provide support for research related to reference or user services. Funding is intended to support research efforts that focus on responding to questions or gaining insight into how...

GrantWatch ID#: 192812

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library or Library System to Recognize the Developm...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or international library or library system for the creation of a new reference tool to benefit patrons. The purpose of the award is to recognize the achievement of providing patrons with a unique and creative resource. Eligible resourc...

GrantWatch ID#: 192813

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Institution to Recognize Support of L...

Deadline 02/12/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or international individual or institution in recognition of contributions to library-related activities or services that benefit people with physical disabilities. The award can honor a specific library program, general activities for the blind...

GrantWatch ID#: 192831
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Award to a New Hampshire PreK-12 Teacher for Outstanding Contributions to the Teaching Profes...

Deadline 02/14/21

Award to a New Hampshire PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to classroom learning and the teaching profession. The purpose of the program is to choose an educational professional who represents the teaching profession and can speak for and energize ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179333

Award to a Group of Canada Post-Secondary Educators for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching

Deadline 02/15/21

Award to a Canada group of post-secondary educators to recognize outstanding collaboration in teaching. Funding is intended to laud the efforts of a group working together on a teaching project for maximum impact on student learning. Tangible evidence of the group's ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 145104

Global Opportunity for Children to Participate in a Contest that Fosters Creativity and Entr...

Deadline 02/15/21

Opportunity for children around the world to participate in a contest that fosters creativity and entrepreneurship. Children ranging in ages from PreK to 12th grade may create their own invention, in or outside of school, to solve a problem in their community, school, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167042