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Awards in recognition of nonprofit leadership, small business management, teacher excellence and student achievement.
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Fellowships to Illinois Artists to Support Creative Activities and Artistic Growth

Deadline 11/02/20

Fellowships of $15,000 to Illinois artists to honor creative accomplishments and support continued development. Funding is intended to support artists practicing a range of artistic disciplines including music, media arts, literature, and performance-based arts. A limi...

GrantWatch ID#: 152033

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Awards to Canada High-Revenue Privately-Owned Companies to Recognize Excellence in Business

Deadline 10/23/20

Awards to recognize Canada companies that have proved corporate success. Funding is intended for privately-owned companies that are focused on their core values and vision, demonstrate highly strategic planning, and sustain outstanding performance. First-time applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 160133
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Awards to Louisiana Individuals for Excellence in the Humanities Disciplines

Deadline 10/23/20

Awards to Louisiana individuals to recognize contributions to the understanding and study of humanities disciplines. Awards are intended to honor individuals in the following categories: lifetime achievement, documentary photography, documentary film, museum exhibition...

GrantWatch ID#: 167217

Awards to Arkansas Municipalities for Innovative Volunteer Services that Address Community N...

Deadline 10/23/20

Awards to Arkansas municipalities to recognize and acknowledge outstanding community-wide volunteer efforts. The award program is intended to honor communities as a whole, rather than individual volunteers. Awards recognize municipalities that address the areas of grea...

GrantWatch ID#: 174776

Awards to USA Black-Owned Restaurants to Provide Relief During COVID-19

Deadline 10/25/20

Awards of $25,000 to USA and territories Black-owned restaurants to provide relief during Coronavirus (COVID-19). The awards are intended to support Black-owned restaurants as part of the Funding Source's commitment to fight systemic racism and drive change to create a...

GrantWatch ID#: 192391

Awards to USA and Puerto Rico Young Faculty Members for Contributions to Science and Enginee...

Deadline 10/28/20

Awards to USA and Puerto Rico young scientists and engineers with faculty status at qualifying institutions to recognize past accomplishments and career potential. Nominations are invited on behalf of promising researchers in the following three categories: chemistry, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148884

Awards to Florida Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for Outstanding Community Service

Deadline 10/28/20

Awards of up to $20,000 to Florida nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for excellence in community service and addressing local needs. Applicants must create a nonprofit profile prior to applying. The opportunity offers charitable organizations a chance to tell ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182308

Awards to USA School Districts for Outstanding Programs to Promote Student Achievement

Deadline 10/30/20

Awards to USA and US Virgin Islands school districts for programs that showcase exemplary school district leadership, creativity, and commitment to student achievement. Priority will be given to school districts that help underserved children succeed. Nominations are j...

GrantWatch ID#: 146317

Awards to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, and IHEs Serving Caregivers for Adults with Dementia and...

Deadline 10/30/20

Awards of $20,000 to USA government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs to recognize exemplary programs and projects that address the needs of those caring for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The purpose of this award program is to acknowledg...

GrantWatch ID#: 160329

Award to a USA Researcher for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Biomedicine

Deadline 10/30/20

Award of $50,000 to a USA researcher who has made significant contributions to the field of biomedicine. The award is intended to recognize major, paradigm-shifting accomplishments that will impact the field by advancing biomedical research knowledge and spreading it t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174899

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

Deadline 10/30/20

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC outstanding business and nonprofit executives in eligible regions to recognize their exceptional work over the past twelve months. Awards will be given to established small business owners or top executives who are an ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 181949

Awards to Canada Indigenous Business Leaders in Recognition of Professional and Community A...

Deadline 10/30/20

Awards to Canada business leaders from native communities to honor outstanding professional and civic achievements. Awards are intended to acknowledge distinguished careers as well as entrepreneurial and leadership skills, vision, determination, and perseverance. Nomin...

GrantWatch ID#: 182261

Awards to New Jersey Educators for Contributions to Environmental Education

Deadline 10/31/20

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161078

Award to a Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and International Young Adults in the Caribbean A...

Deadline 10/31/20

Award of $1,000 to a Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and International Young Adults in the insular Caribbean region to recognize outstanding leadership in the field of conservation. Nominees must demonstrate resourcefulness and innovation in the conservation and enhanc...

GrantWatch ID#: 162379

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize Outstanding and Creative W...

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding and creative work in social justice and change. Awards are intended for innovators who have identified a particular need, created a systemic solution for it, and have made a significant impac...

GrantWatch ID#: 174178

Awards to Virginia Nonprofits for Outstanding Community Arts Education

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to Virginia nonprofit organizations to acknowledge outstanding arts education within local communities. Awards are intended for organizations that support, create, or present arts in the areas of dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theater, visual, and rela...

GrantWatch ID#: 176382

Awards to Recognize USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in Teaching Students about Civic Respons...

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to recognize USA K-12 teachers to recognize excellence and dedication in teaching students topics related to civic responsibility. Eligible candidates are those that conduct activities that educate students about beliefs and values that are essential to democrac...

GrantWatch ID#: 179165

Awards to Texas Programs to Recognize Exceptional Community Health Improvement Programs

Deadline 10/31/20

An award of $7,500 to a Texas alliance and medical student chapter and county medical society 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 prior...

GrantWatch ID#: 182117

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize General and Coronavirus-Re...

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize humanitarian efforts, including those efforts addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Awards are intended to recognize the exceptional impact that nominees' actions have made on preserving human ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189622
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Awards to Texas Artists in Eligible Locations for Outstanding Work in Contemporary Visual Art

Deadline 11/01/20

Awards of $10,000 to Texas visual artists in eligible locations who have demonstrated a commitment to contemporary art. Awards are intended to recognize outstanding and innovative individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in the...

GrantWatch ID#: 153575

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Sustainable and Affordable C...

Deadline 11/01/20

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 com...

GrantWatch ID#: 155107

Awards to USA Individuals for Encouraging Underrepresented Students to Pursue Science and En...

Deadline 11/01/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA individuals for encouraging diversity in the fields of science and engineering. In addition to a cash prize, the winners will designate an academic institution to receive grants of $10,000 to further the objectives of this award. The award is in...

GrantWatch ID#: 155138

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Social Change Issues

Deadline 11/01/20

Awards of $1,500 and one award of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize exceptional research on social change issues in any related field. Research that has been completed within the past three years and has been published or is intended fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 160540

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, IHE, nonprofit organization, or corporate entity for efforts to make history engaging and relevant to audiences outside of academia. Applicants will be nominated based on long-term contributions and achievements in t...

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

Award to a Yukon Individual to Recognize Efforts to Promote Conservation

Deadline 11/01/20

Award of $1,000 to a Yukon individual to recognize efforts to promote conservation throughout the region. Eligible individuals will demonstrate innovation and persistence in pursuing goals and projects that conserve and manage natural resources. The purpose of the awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 174156

Award to a Montana Individual for Contributions to Behavioral Health Care in the State

Deadline 11/01/20

Award of $10,000 to a Montana individual affiliated with a nonprofit organization, university, agency, or tribal government for outstanding innovation, leadership, and progress in behavioral health as well as general health care. Funding is intended to honor contributi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182216

Awards to Tennessee Businesswomen to Recognize Significant Community Impact

Deadline 11/01/20

Awards to Tennessee businesswomen to honor significant community impact and business accomplishments. Awards are intended to recognize women from any profession or industry who have made a mark on in the business world and made a significant difference to their communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186962

Awards to Indiana Individuals to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Quality of Life in the Com...

Deadline 11/01/20

Awards to Indiana individuals in eligible locations to recognize efforts to impact the quality of life for members of their local community. Winners will each choose a charity to receive a $1,000 grant. Awards are intended to honor unsung heroes for acts of kindness in...

GrantWatch ID#: 192489

Awards to USA Libraries and Museums for their Contributions to Local Communities

Deadline 11/02/20

Awards to USA and Territories libraries and museums for their contributions to local communities. Selected institutions demonstrate extraordinary approaches to serving their constituents; they exceed expected levels of community outreach. These organizations have estab...

GrantWatch ID#: 182179

Awards to California Artists to Encourage Professional Growth

Deadline 11/02/20

Awards of $10,000 to California individual artists and craftspeople in eligible locations to encourage professional growth. The purpose of this program is to promote the exploration of new images, techniques, media, materials, and ideas. Eligible artists must be reside...

GrantWatch ID#: 192434

Awards to Maryland Individuals and Organizations for Outstanding Community Contributions

Deadline 11/03/20

Awards to Maryland individuals and organizations for exemplary contributions to rural communities. The awards are intended to recognize outstanding acts of service to communities and neighborhoods throughout rural areas of the State. Awards will be given in four differ...

GrantWatch ID#: 192356

Awards to California Individuals and Corporations for Exceptional Contributions to Urban Com...

Deadline 11/05/20

Awards to California individuals and one award to a corporation to recognize exceptional efforts to impact local urban communities, including assisting others during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Awardees will be recognized at a red carpet event in Los Angeles, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176253

Awards to South Carolina Agencies, Organizations, Businesses, IHEs, Schools, and Individuals...

Deadline 11/06/20

Awards to South Carolina government agencies, organizations, businesses, IHEs, schools, and individuals for exceptional contributions to the arts within the State. Nominations will be considered in a broad range of categories. The purpose of this program is to recogniz...

GrantWatch ID#: 153205
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Awards to Utah CEOs to Recognize Outstanding Business Leadership

Deadline 11/06/20

Awards to Utah chief executive officers (CEOs) to recognize outstanding leadership in business. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals who have significantly contributed to the growth of their organization and have aligned their company for short and long ter...

GrantWatch ID#: 182534

Awards to Utah Professionals Under 40 Years Old to Recognize Exceptional Accomplishments

Deadline 11/06/20

Awards to Utah professionals under the age of 40 to recognize exceptional professional accomplishments. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals who have demonstrated effective leadership, who stand out in their industry, and who are involved in giving back to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184368

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 11/09/20

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. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273
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Awards to Alabama Young Business Leaders to Recognize Community and Business Contributions

Deadline 11/10/20

Awards to Alabama young business leaders in eligible regions to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities and companies. Applicants must be nominated for the awards program. Eligible applicants are those who demonstrate distinguished work in their organi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186961

Grants to Maryland Land Trusts for Land Conservation Activities

Deadline 11/12/20

Grant of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to a Maryland land trust for land conversation activities. One grant is to recognize an individual's outstanding innovation, partnership, and leadership in an organizational development or conservation project. Grants a...

GrantWatch ID#: 140847

Grants to Manitoba Professional Arts Nonprofits to Award Prizes to Rising Artists

Deadline 11/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Manitoba professional arts organizations to award prizes to emerging and aspiring artists that participate in arts competitions. Applicants must submit a profile for validation before applying. Consideration will be given to organizations tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 147769
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Award to a Minnesota Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Education

Deadline 11/15/20

Award to a Minnesota teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to education. Eligible nominees teach children, youth, or adults, in pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade, or in ECFE or Adult Basic Education programs. The award recipient will represent the profession...

GrantWatch ID#: 150050
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Awards to USA and Canada Doctoral Students for Research and Writing on Architecture and Soci...

Deadline 11/15/20

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, architect...

GrantWatch ID#: 159992
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Award to a Minnesota Grade K-12 Teacher or Team of Teachers in Recognition of Contributions ...

Deadline 11/15/20

Award to a Minnesota grade K-12 teacher or team of teachers in recognition of their exceptional creativity and contributions to learning. The winning educator will demonstrate how they have successfully integrated agriculture into their teaching and have increased agri...

GrantWatch ID#: 182289
NEW

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Writers to Recognize an Outstanding Debut Literary ...

Deadline 11/15/20

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and international writers to recognize an outstanding debut literary work. Submissions must be the author's first fiction publication. The winning stories will be published in an annually released anthology. The purpose of the award is ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Clinical Psychologist to Recognize Early-Career Acc...

Deadline 11/19/20

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career clinical psychologist to recognize accomplishments and potential within the field. This award recognizes contributions within the first ten years of the individual’s career and encourages continued contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 159515
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Awards to Illinois Educators, and IHE and High School Students for Activities in Environment...

Deadline 11/30/20

Awards to Illinois teachers, informal educators, and IHE and high school students in recognition of efforts to raise awareness about understanding and protecting the environment. These awards are intended to honor contributions and achievements in the field of environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 157465
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Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/20

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archives preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs require...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313
NEW

Awards to Utah Educators to Recognize Exceptional Performance in the Field of Teaching

Deadline 12/01/20

Awards to Utah public school educators to recognize exceptional performance in the field of teaching. Previous awardees include kindergarten, elementary, high school, and special education teachers. Eligible nominees offer high-quality education and have had a positive...

GrantWatch ID#: 150048
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in the Teaching of Psyc...

Deadline 12/01/20

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 p...

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

Deadline 12/01/20

Opportunity for USA student teams to win prizes in a hands-on engineering competition. Teams may be comprised of students enrolled in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by schools, nonprofits, and youth organizations. Competing teams will have the opportunity to de...

GrantWatch ID#: 159787