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Grants to USA IHEs and Nonprofits for the Advancement of Exemplary Scholars in Scientific Fi...

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA colleges, universities, and nonprofits engaged in educational or research activities to support early-career faculty members who demonstrate a strong potential to advance science and academia. This award is given to faculty who are likely to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Awards to USA and Canada Sports Teams, Athletes, and Organizations for Promoting Healthy Com...

Deadline 07/02/18

Awards of $10,000 and additional benefits to USA and Canada sports teams, athletes, and organizations that effectively use sports to foster and sustain positive community changes. Candidates for this award make communities healthier places to learn, live, work, and play. Selection Criteria: In determining the wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 154396

Award to a USA Individual or Organization for Promoting Freedom of Speech, Press, and Religi...

Deadline 06/21/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA or territories individual, group, or organization in recognition of activities that educated the public about First Amendment rights and values. The award was established to honor a person or persons who fought to preserve and protect the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.

GrantWatch ID#: 156084

Awards to Delaware Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals for Wetland Protection and Out...

Deadline 06/22/18

Awards to Delaware organizations, businesses, students, teachers, classrooms, and citizens to recognize outstanding efforts to benefit the state’s wetland resources through education and outreach, assessment and monitoring, or protection and restoration. Nominations are invited for the following two categories: 1. Ed...

GrantWatch ID#: 181170

Awards to Utah Writers for Unpublished Works of Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

Deadline 06/22/18

Awards to Utah individual writers to recognize outstanding works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The purpose of this program is to help Utah writers achieve broader recognition and publication of their work. This awards program is open to original works that have not yet been published or accepted for publication. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181269

Awards to Delaware Students to Recognize Outstanding Environmental Stewardship Projects

Deadline 06/22/18

Awards to Delaware students to recognize outstanding environmental stewardship projects. Nominations are invited on behalf of students in grades 1-12 whose projects have resulted in the restoration, enhancement, or protection of Delaware’s natural resources. Projects must have been completed between July 1, 2017 and June...

GrantWatch ID#: 181408

Awards to Henderson County, North Carolina Individuals for Superior Philanthropic Leadership

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards of $1,500 to Henderson, North Carolina local philanthropists who make a difference in the community. The purpose of these grants is to honor individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities through their personal philanthropic efforts in Henderson County. Recipients will be those who have made significan...

GrantWatch ID#: 128632

Awards to Southwest Washington Nonprofits and Businesses for Outstanding Work in Local Commun...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations and businesses to recognize outstanding work that has benefited local communities, and excellence in advancing their organizations' missions. There are currently five different awards available for nominations, each with their own set of criteria, as outlined below. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 145219

Award to a Vermont Educator for Outstanding Contributions to the Quality of Education

Deadline 06/29/18

Award to a Vermont teacher or other school staff member to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education in the state. Candidates for this award must plan to continue in the role of a teacher. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate leadership through active roles in the community and school, and be poi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170480

Awards to USA Banks and Banking Employees to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Comm...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to USA and territories banks and individual bank employees to recognize contributions to community development, community wellbeing, and economic growth. Entries will be considered in the award categories of financial education, affordable housing, economic inclusion, volunteerism, community and economic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 170685

Award to an Arkansas Public School Teacher for Outstanding Instruction in PreK-12 Classrooms

Deadline 06/29/18

Award to an Arkansas PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of public education. The selected candidate will spend a year of service providing technical assistance to other teachers and participate in professional development opportunities. History: The classroom teacher is the backbo...

GrantWatch ID#: 170962

Awards to Ontario Individuals and Groups for Promoting Inclusivity for Individuals with Int...

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to Ontario individuals and groups to recognize outstanding work in promoting communities that are inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities. Strong candidates work to ensure that people who have intellectual disabilities have equal rights, respect, and acceptance in their communities. Nominations will be co...

GrantWatch ID#: 181036

Awards to Indiana Individuals, Organizations, and Businesses for Community Service Efforts

Deadline 06/29/18

Awards to Indiana individuals, organizations, and businesses to recognize outstanding community service and volunteer efforts that have positively impacted the recipients' local communities and the State. Awardees will be recognized for their exemplary volunteer contributions to causes such as health care, youth and senio...

GrantWatch ID#: 181644
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Innovation in Multiple S...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International researcher or team of researchers for exceptional contributions to multiple sclerosis research. The goal of the award is to acknowledge scientists who have demonstrated outstanding originality and innovation through their work. A selection committee comprised of leaders in scien...

GrantWatch ID#: 139483
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Award to a USA or Canada Residency Program in Recognition of Outstanding Education in Psychi...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a USA or Canada psychiatric education program in recognition of creativity and innovation in training medical students, residents, other physicians, allied mental health professionals, or members of the community. The Award consists of a certificate and a grant. One representative from the program receives travel,...

GrantWatch ID#: 153304
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Female Athletes for Outstanding Performances in Tea...

Deadline 06/30/18

Awards to recognize two USA, Canada, and International female athletes, one playing in individual sports and one in team sports, whose performances over the past year have been exceptional. These awards are one of the most prestigious awards made by the Foundation. Past winners include Venus and Serena Williams, Yani Tse...

GrantWatch ID#: 155490
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Award to Recognize a USA, Canada, or International Female Athlete for Exhibiting Bravery in ...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or international female athlete who, through exhibiting extraordinary courage in her athletic performance, has become an inspiring role model for girls and women. The award is intended to honor and recognize a worthy female athlete who demonstrates the ability to overcome adversity.

GrantWatch ID#: 155491

Awards to Massachusetts Teachers and School Workers for Outstanding Contributions to Students

Deadline 06/30/18

Awards to Massachusetts educators, coaches, school staff, and volunteers for outstanding contributions to students and the community. Winners will receive tickets to a baseball game and be recognized during pre-game ceremonies. If your nominee is selected, you also receive a pair of tickets to the game.

GrantWatch ID#: 158222

Award to a Florida Teacher of the Gifted to Recognize Efforts to Develop Creative Teaching a...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to an outstanding Florida teacher of the gifted to recognize his or her innovation in teaching. The awardee will be a teacher who has developed a creative learning environment that enables his or her gifted students to explore, imagine, and engage in a variety of thought-provoking experiences.

GrantWatch ID#: 160184

Award to a Kansas K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Work in Agriculture Education in the Classroom

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a Kansas teacher to recognize outstanding work in teaching agriculture. Qualified educators should be incorporating agricultural concepts into non-vocational agriculture classroom settings. Nominees should work with students in grades K-12. Applicants will be evaluated based on creativity and utilization of agricu...

GrantWatch ID#: 172192

Awards to Nebraska Nonprofits, Schools, Individuals, and Businesses for Environment and Beau...

Deadline 06/30/18

Awards of up to $100 to Nebraska nonprofits, civic groups, youth groups, schools, individuals, and businesses to honor outstanding work in environmental projects. Eight different award categories are available. All activities must have taken place between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. The Deanie Anderson Community Envi...

GrantWatch ID#: 173048

Award to a New Hampshire Librarian or Staff Member for Significant Improvement to Library Se...

Deadline 06/30/18

Award to a New Hampshire librarian or support staff member who is currently working at any type of library in the State (i.e., public, academic, school, correctional, corporate, etc.). This award is intended to recognize the outstanding contributions of an individual who has been instrumental in improving library services ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173217

Awards to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut High School Teachers for Economic Education

Deadline 06/30/18

Awards to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut high school teachers in the New York metropolitan area to recognize outstanding contributions to economic education. The purpose of this award is to promote high school level economic education by honoring exceptional teachers who effectively deliver content both in and out o...

GrantWatch ID#: 181136

Award to a Michigan Educator for Outstanding Informal Earth Science Instruction and Mentoring

Deadline 07/01/18

Award of $500 to a Michigan educator or professional museum staff member to recognize outstanding contributions to Earth science mentoring and education. Strong candidates have demonstrated excellence in the development, design, and implementation of informal Earth science education. Informal approaches focus on exposing s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160805

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to Underst...

Deadline 07/01/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made an exceptional contribution to the exploration of life's spiritual dimension through work in any field, including science, philosophy, theology, philanthropy, writing, and scholarship. The nominee will have provided insight, discovery, or practical applicatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 170930

Award to a California Author to Publish and Promote a Book Concerning State Heritage

Deadline 07/01/18

Award to a California author to publish and promote an outstanding book-length manuscript on state heritage. Applications are invited for manuscripts that make a significant contribution to scholarship, as well as the greater community through deepening public understanding of aspects of California history. The purpose...

GrantWatch ID#: 175308

Award to a Wayne County, Ohio Individual to Recognize Outstanding Philanthropy and Community...

Deadline 07/01/18

Award to a Wayne County, Ohio individual or couple to recognize outstanding efforts to positively impact local communities. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have engaged in philanthropic activities, such as volunteering, financial contributions, or the giving of time, skills, and other resources. Candidates f...

GrantWatch ID#: 180928

Award to a USA Historic Site Restoration Project in an Eligible Southern State

Deadline 07/01/18

Award to a USA historical preservation project in an eligible southern state. This award is intended to honor a project that preserves, documents, restores, rehabilitates, or educates the public about a historic property, such as a building, structure, or a complex of buildings and structures. The projects must demonstrate...

GrantWatch ID#: 181371

Awards to New York Students in Grades 4-12 for Outstanding History Research Projects

Deadline 07/01/18

Awards to New York students in grades 4-12 to recognize outstanding history research projects covering any topic. Possible formats include, but are not limited to, papers, documentaries, exhibits, PowerPoint presentations, websites, and performances. Qualifying projects must show a heavy reliance on information from histor...

GrantWatch ID#: 183859

Awards to Recognize USA Public Libraries that Provide Exceptional Service to Small Communities

Deadline 07/02/18

Awards of $1,000 and an award of $5,000 to USA public libraries that demonstrate excellence in providing services to populations of 25,000 or less. The awards are intended to encourage and recognize libraries for their exemplary work. Judges will evaluate nominations based on key factors, including: - Innovation in dev...

GrantWatch ID#: 161277
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Award to an Ontario Individual or Group for Volunteer Services to People with Cerebral Palsy

Deadline 07/05/18

Award of $500 to an Ontario individual with cerebral palsy, a family of an individual with cerebral palsy, or a group for demonstrating outstanding volunteer services that address the needs of people with cerebral palsy. The purpose of this award is to recognize significant volunteer support and dedication. This award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173010

Award to a Utah Individual Artist for Outstanding Original Design Concept, Prototype, or Obj...

Deadline 07/06/18

Award of $3,000 and awards of $500 to a Utah professional or student designer for their original work in any design medium. Designers may submit up to five design projects and up to 20 images for selection in this juried competition. The submitted works will be reviewed and may be included in a gallery exhibition. The s...

GrantWatch ID#: 171920

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Creative Uses of Technology

Deadline 07/06/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to implement projects that utilize technology to advance the organization's mission. Funding is intended to recognize organizations that have ideas to use technology to better their local communities and change lives. Technology Innovation Awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 172385

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

Deadline 07/07/18

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 Maryland Individual Artists to Recognize Contributions to the Creative Sector

Deadline 07/25/18 Conference Date: 07/07/18

Awards of $1,000, $3,000, and $6,000 to Maryland individual artists to recognize outstanding achievements in a range of artistic disciplines. The purpose of this award is to showcase the contributions artists make to the state’s cultural fabric, support their creative potential, and strengthen their impact on the local l...

GrantWatch ID#: 172649

Awards to Kentucky Individuals, Agencies, Schools, and Businesses for Environmental Educatio...

Deadline 07/08/18

Awards to Kentucky individuals, organizations, agencies, schools, and businesses for outstanding contributions to the field of environmental education. These awards are intended to recognize those best exemplifying dedication, commitment, and influence in the field of environmental education (EE). Nominations may be mad...

GrantWatch ID#: 181404
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Award to an Indiana Classroom Teacher for Outstanding Contributions to PreK-12 Education

Deadline 07/09/18

Award to an Indiana PreK-12 classroom teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the teaching profession. Strong candidates for this award will have earned the admiration and respect of their colleagues. An eligible candidate must also meet the following criteria: 1. Is an expert in their field who guides stude...

GrantWatch ID#: 172058
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Awards to Utah Individuals and Organizations for Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention and Tr...

Deadline 07/09/18

Awards to Utah individuals, nonprofits, coalitions, and programs to recognize excellence in community service. Specifically, this award program honors those who have offered services in the areas of substance abuse prevention and treatment and improvements to criminal justice or drug court. Nominees should set an example f...

GrantWatch ID#: 181955

Award to a Missouri Individual in an Eligible Area for Contributions to the Health of Vulner...

Deadline 07/09/18

Award of $2,500 to a Missouri individual from an eligible area to recognize outstanding contributions to the health of vulnerable populations, especially children. Criteria for the award include commitment, leadership, impact, and the creation of positive change in the local health care environment. In addition, a $25,...

GrantWatch ID#: 183808
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and IHEs for Nutrition, Wo...

Deadline 07/10/18

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, for-profits, NGOs, IHEs, and research institutions to address the issue of global warming by reducing food waste, improving girls’ education and women’s rights, and supporting plant-rich diets. Entries will compete for a cash prize in these four issue ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Award to a Colorado PreK-12 Teacher for Excellence in the Teaching Profession

Deadline 07/11/18

Award to a Colorado PreK-12 teacher in a state-approved or accredited school for excellence in the teaching profession. An eligible teacher is one who inspires excellence in his or her students, builds bridges of collaboration between the school and the community, and demonstrates innovation and leadership. The Colorado...

GrantWatch ID#: 170866
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Awards to Israel Young Researchers for Excellence in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Physical Scie...

Deadline 07/11/18

Awards to Israel young faculty-rank researchers to recognize excellence in the fields of chemistry, life sciences, and physical sciences and engineering. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuation’s demonstrating quality and novel research, impact in their field, and potential for significant contributions for th...

GrantWatch ID#: 182365

Awards to Phoenix, Arizona Corporations and Organizations to Recognize Contributions to the ...

Deadline 07/12/18

Awards to Phoenix, Arizona local organizations, corporations, and nonprofits to recognize and celebrate their contributions to the community. Applicants must be present at a luncheon on October 25 in order to win. The awards will be given as per the categories below: Corporate Volunteerism Award: This recognition celeb...

GrantWatch ID#: 183818

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofit CEOs for Leadership and Career De...

Deadline 07/13/18

Awards of up to $1,000 and awards of up to $7,000 to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC chief executives of nonprofit organizations in the Washington Metropolitan area to honor their excellence in leadership. Funding is specifically intended for educational and professional development activities for both the awardees ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173136

Awards to Arizona Pre-K through 12 Public School Teachers to Recognize Excellence in the Prof...

Deadline 07/13/18

Award of $15,000 and awards of $1,000 and $5,000 to Arizona Pre-K through 12 public school teachers to recognize their outstanding contributions to the profession and to their communities. Nominees should be active or take a leadership role in their schools and communities, demonstrate a superior ability to help all studen...

GrantWatch ID#: 181603
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Awards to Arkansas CFOs to Recognize Outstanding Accomplishments

Deadline 07/13/18

Awards to Arkansas chief financial officers to recognize outstanding accomplishments. Awards will be presented to CFOs in nine separate categories: small and large companies, nonprofits, small and large banks, public sector, education, and CFO and accounting lifetime achievement awards. Small and large private companies...

GrantWatch ID#: 183661

Award to a USA College-Level Teacher for Journalism and Mass Communication History Education

Deadline 07/15/18

Award of $500 to a USA college or university teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to journalism education. Nominations are invited on behalf of those demonstrating excellence in teaching journalism and mass communication history. Nominees for this award make a positive impact on student learning and offer an outs...

GrantWatch ID#: 161208
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International HR Scholar for Significant Contributions to Human R...

Deadline 07/15/18

Award of $50,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scholar with a significant body of work in the field of human resources. The purpose of this award is to recognize lifetime achievement in the field of human resources research. This award honors an individual for significant past and ongoing research contributions that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 169769

Awards to Canada Authors for Recently Published Literary Nonfiction Books

Deadline 07/18/18

Award of $60,000 and awards of $5,000 to Canada authors for producing outstanding literary nonfiction books published between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. Nominations must be made by the book publisher. All titles must be in English, though translations are acceptable, as well as books originally published in ot...

GrantWatch ID#: 181425
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Teacher for Outstanding English Language Education

Deadline 07/19/18

Award of $1,000 and additional benefits to a USA, Canada, or International teacher to recognize their hard work and commitment to the instruction of English as a second language. Applicants for the award will be evaluated according to their demonstrated ability to: -Inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172529