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

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards of $500 to Arizona PreK-12 district and charter public schools that demonstrate educational excellence. Winning schools will demonstrate sustained high achievement or significant improvement, as well as an exceptional ability to meet students' academic and non-academic needs. The A+ School of Excellence™ Progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175507

Awards to New Mexico Outstanding Women to Recognize Professional Achievement and Community Im...

Deadline 09/25/18

Awards to New Mexico women to recognize professional achievements, leadership ability, and contributions to the community. These awards are intended to honor women who have proven themselves as leaders in any of the State's organizations and industries. A candidate may be of any age or professional background, as long ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177668

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

Deadline 01/17/19 Conference Date: 09/25/18 LOI Date: 11/01/18

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 are due prior to the final deadline. Funding is intended to recognize communities that have come together around a commitment to he...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Exemplary Achievements in Teaching

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools for continued achievement in architectural education. Funding is intended to honor professors who have achieved innovative accomplishments in the advancement of architectural education and who have inspired students over an extended period of time. There...

GrantWatch ID#: 160153

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Exemplary Achievements in Teaching

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools to recognize a creative accomplishment in the categories of design, research, scholarship, teaching, and service. Candidates will have impacted students in a meaningful and creative way, or completed a project that has significantly contributed to the ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 160155

Awards to USA and Canada Professors of Architecture for Excellence in Educational Practices

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada professors of architecture at member schools to recognize examples of highly effective teaching, outreach, and scholarship in the areas of leadership and professional practice. These awards recognize excellence in architecture education as demonstrated in various educational settings, including stu...

GrantWatch ID#: 160156

Awards to USA and Canada Architecture Teachers for Community Collaboration

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA and Canada teachers at member architecture schools to recognize excellence in community and university-based programming. Funding is intended to recognize community partnerships that address social injustice through architectural design. Collaborative and community engaged design education can have trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 160158

Awards to USA or Canada Architecture Teachers for Outstanding Instruction in their Early Car...

Deadline 09/26/18

Awards to USA or Canada architecture teachers employed at eligible schools for exemplary performance in their early teaching careers. The purpose of this award is to recognize the exemplary dedication and teaching abilities of a faculty member with no more than 10 academic semesters or 15 quarters of full-time teaching ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 160159

Awards to Texas Communities, Organizations, Businesses, and Individuals for Environmental Pr...

Deadline 09/28/18

Awards to Texas communities, organizations, businesses, and citizens to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental protection and preservation. Awards are made in the categories of education, civic and community, agriculture, individual, environmental educators, innovation operations and management, pollution pre...

GrantWatch ID#: 174840

Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/30/18

Award to a Canada K-12 educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of geographic education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators who go above and beyond their job description to promote geographic literacy among their students. Criteria: The “Innovation in Geography Teaching” Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160802

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for a Significant Breakthrough in Cancer ...

Deadline 09/30/18

Award of $25,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize an original breakthrough or discovery in the field of cancer research. Candidates for this award have furthered cancer prevention, treatments, and early diagnosis. The discovery must have had a significant impact on the cancer field and made a dire...

GrantWatch ID#: 172204

Award to a USA School or Youth Group for an Outstanding Garden Project

Deadline 09/30/18

Award of $500 to a USA school or youth group that includes children in grades K-12 for an established youth garden project. This award is intended to recognize the sustainability of exceptional youth garden programs that have shown success and have impacted the lives of the children and the community in which they live.

GrantWatch ID#: 173076

Award to an Illinois or Iowa Individual in the Quad Cities Area for Exemplary Commitment to ...

Deadline 09/30/18

Award to an Illinois or Iowa individual in the Quad Cities area to recognize exemplary commitment to social responsibility and public service. A cash award of $500 will be donated to the nonprofit of the recipient's choice. The winner will have exhibited a long-term commitment to public service. Caring Award recipients...

GrantWatch ID#: 173722

Awards to USA, Canada, and International IHE Faculty Members for Research in Computer Science...

Deadline 09/30/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International IHE permanent faculty members to support academic research in engineering, computer science, or related fields. Funds are intended to support one graduate student for one year of work on a research project in the above fields. Google is committed to developing new technologies t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174608

Grants and an Award to California K-12 Teachers for Classroom Projects that Promote Agricult...

Deadline 10/01/18

Grants of up to $500 and one award of $1,000 to California K-12 educators to improve agricultural learning experiences in their classrooms. Projects can fall in the areas of science, outreach, nutrition, and educational field trips. Funding is intended to support the integration of agriculture studies into classroom instr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149415

Award to a USA or Canada Mathematician for Outstanding Contributions to K-16 Math Education

Deadline 10/01/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada pure or applied mathematician to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of education for K-16 students. Nominations should cite the candidate’s past or current contributions to math education, which may include, but is not limited to: -Developing or assessing the K-16 ma...

GrantWatch ID#: 160652

Awards to USA or International Teachers for Excellence in Computer Science Education

Deadline 10/01/18

Award of $2,000 and award of $5,000 to USA or International computer science professors for outstanding contributions to engineering and computer science education. Two separate awards will be given: one to honor general accomplishments, and one to specifically honor accomplishments in undergraduate education. Computer ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163370

Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize Their Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 10/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians for outstanding service to public, college, university, school, and community libraries. Awards are intended to recognize the librarian's investments in improving people's lives in their school, campus, and community. In addition to the cash award, each nominee will be presented with a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Award to a Nevada Teacher for Bringing Agricultural Education to the Classroom

Deadline 10/01/18

Award of $1,000 to a Nevada K-12 teacher to recognize exemplary efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts into the regular classroom curriculum. Nominees for this award enrich their students’ learning experience with knowledge of farming and agriculture. The winner of this award will receive a $1000 school supply...

GrantWatch ID#: 175762

Awards to Canada Arts Managers for Mentoring and Professional Development Opportunities

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards of $10,000 to Canada arts managers of any arts discipline to recognize excellence and accomplishment in their careers at professional arts organizations. The awards are intended to be used for professional development and mentoring opportunities for mid-career and established managers. There are two distinct awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 160587

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Exceptional Instruction in Latin, Greek, or Classi...

Deadline 10/02/18

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of Greek, Latin, or classics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Applications should address at least four of the following criteria: -Success, size, and growth of the classics...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Awards to Washington Artists to Create New and Inventive Works in All Disciplines

Deadline 11/12/18 Conference Date: 10/03/18

Awards of $25,000 to Washington artists to recognize innovation in any artistic discipline. Applicants who wish to apply as a team must contact program staff prior to applying. This unrestricted award is given to artists who are experimenting with new ideas, originating new work, pushing boundaries, and taking risks in the...

GrantWatch ID#: 173568

Awards to Alabama Nonprofit and For-Profit Executives in the Birmingham Area for Outstandin...

Deadline 10/05/18

Awards to Alabama business executives representing both nonprofit and for-profit organizations in the Birmingham area to recognize outstanding leadership achievements. Nominations are invited for top executives who have helped their companies achieve business success and growth. The criteria for consideration are stron...

GrantWatch ID#: 182257

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Outstanding Work and Contributions ...

Deadline 10/08/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for outstanding and creative work in the area of social justice and change. Prizes are intended for innovators who have addressed a particular need and created a viable solution for that need that has made a significant impact in the field. The Grinnell College Innova...

GrantWatch ID#: 174178

Awards to Iowa K-12 Teachers for Excellence in STEM Education

Deadline 10/09/18

Awards of $1,500 to Iowa K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teachers to recognize and support outstanding contributions to the quality of STEM education in the state. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers who are significantly contributing to their students’ lives by providing an excellent cur...

GrantWatch ID#: 164332

Awards to Recognize USA Nonprofits for Efforts to Expand Access to Health Care for the Unders...

Deadline 10/10/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to recognize excellence in increasing oral or medical health care access for the underserved. Priority will be given to nonprofits that focus on expanding health care for children and youth (birth to 18 years). Applicants are required to demonstrate that their submitted pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 175400
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Awards to Alabama Individuals and Groups for Outstanding Community Clean-Up Projects

Deadline 10/10/18

Awards to Alabama individuals and groups for exceptional efforts to reduce litter and clean up their communities. Nominees will be evaluated on the size of the affected area affected, the number of individuals involved in the project, and the duration of the project. Winners will be recognized with a plaque. Nomination...

GrantWatch ID#: 175897
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Awards to USA Teen Artists for Career Development in a Range of Artistic Disciplines

Deadline 10/12/18

Awards of up to $10,000 and additional benefits to USA young artists (ages 15-18) to recognize and support achievement in the following disciplines: visual arts, dance, photography, voice, jazz, classical music, writing, theater, design arts, and cinematic arts. In addition to the cash awards, artists will receive training...

GrantWatch ID#: 157814

Awards to USA Female Superintendents and Administrators for Outstanding Leadership in Educat...

Deadline 10/12/18

Awards of $1,000 to USA women to recognize outstanding leadership in the field of education. Awards will be given to female superintendents, administrators, and other women in school leadership positions. Nominations and applications are accepted for the following three award categories: -The Superintendent Award – a...

GrantWatch ID#: 159056

Awards to Arkansas Municipalities for Innovative Volunteer Service Addressing Community Needs

Deadline 10/12/18

Awards to Arkansas municipalities in recognition of outstanding community-wide volunteer efforts. This award program is intended to honor communities as a whole, rather than individual volunteers. Winners have addressed vital communal needs, overcome obstacles and crises, and taken innovative approaches to solving problems...

GrantWatch ID#: 174776

Awards to Utah Professionals Under 40 Years Old to Recognize Exceptional Business Achievemen...

Deadline 10/16/18

Awards to Utah professionals under the age of 40 to recognize exceptional professional accomplishments. The award may recognize an innovative technology that has had a major impact on a market or industry, outstanding leadership qualities, or an entrepreneur who has achieved a high level of success.

GrantWatch ID#: 184368

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Nonprofit for Outstanding Contributions to Humanita...

Deadline 10/25/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit organization to recognize outstanding contributions to alleviation of human suffering. The purpose of this award is to honor and advance the recipient organization’s efforts and call attention to the global need for humanitarian aid, thereby encouraging others to expand ...

GrantWatch ID#: 146363
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Awards to Arkansas For-Profits, Nonprofits, and Business Executives for Business Leadership ...

Deadline 10/26/18

Awards to Arkansas for-profit businesses, business executives, and nonprofit organizations to recognize excellence in business and contributions to the community. Nominations are invited on behalf of for-profit businesses, organizations, and individuals under the following award categories: Awards: Category I (1-30...

GrantWatch ID#: 183660

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 01/28/19 Conference Date: 10/27/18

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International architects, urban planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, and students for designing an energy efficient recreation center on a California university campus. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173777
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/18

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

Award to a Montana Individual, Nonprofit, Agency, or IHE for Contributions to Behavioral Hea...

Deadline 11/01/18

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

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

Deadline 11/08/18

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
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Awards to Sussex County, Delaware Individuals, Organizations, and For-Profits for Enhancing ...

Deadline 11/09/18

Awards to Sussex County, Delaware individuals, organizations, businesses, and events 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. Award Categor...

GrantWatch ID#: 176155

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/17/18 Conference Date: 11/14/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 science teacher for positively impacting his or her school, community, and students through outstanding classroom education. Special projects may be referred to in the nomination or application, but should not be the primary focus. The recipient and the two finalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Awards to Florida Public and Private School Teachers to Promote Agricultural Literacy in the ...

Deadline 11/15/18

Awards of up to $500 to Florida public and private school teachers who integrate agriculturalal lessons into their curriculum. There are four categories of awards: elementary school, middle school, high school, and middle school agriscience. From there, the funding source will pick on overall winner. The overall winner w...

GrantWatch ID#: 149407
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Grants to Central Louisiana Nonprofits, Churches, and Hospitals for Programs that Address Co...

Deadline 11/15/18

Grants ranging from $250 to $2,000 to Central Louisiana nonprofits, churches, and hospitals for programs that benefit local residents. Programs may fall in the areas of arts and culture, literacy and education, environment or historic preservation, or community development. The Community Foundation assists donors and n...

GrantWatch ID#: 184018

Awards to Canada Authors for Newly Published Books that Address Contemporary Political Issues

Deadline 11/28/18

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

Awards to USA and Canada Middle and High Schools for Outstanding Science Lab Instruction

Deadline 12/21/18 Conference Date: 11/28/18

Awards to USA and Canada middle and high schools to recognize innovative science education programs for students in grades 6-12. The purpose of this program is to support outstanding approaches in science lab instruction that utilize limited laboratory and school resources. This program also seeks to raise awareness and ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 156676
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Award to a USA or Canada Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Individual for an Exceptional History Pro...

Deadline 12/01/18

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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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Notable Contributions in Electronic C...

Deadline 12/01/18

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to acknowledge 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. C...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
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Awards to New Mexico Youth for Excellence in Performing a Piano or String Instrument Concerto

Deadline 12/07/18

Awards to recognize New Mexico youth for outstanding performances of piano or string instrument concertos. Applicants must be between 10 and 21 years old. Applicants must choose one movement from an approved repertoire list to present. Cash awards will be given in each division for first, second, and third-place winners.

GrantWatch ID#: 177272
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Awards to Recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Businesses that are Majority-Owned...

Deadline 12/07/18

Awards to recognize Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC businesses that are majority-owned by a family and are based in one of the below-listed eligible counties. This award program is intended to honor and recognize businesses in the region that have multiple generations involved in the operations of the company and/or...

GrantWatch ID#: 181950
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Award to a New Hampshire Early-Career Teacher for Achievements in Mathematics Education

Deadline 12/14/18

Award including a cash prize of $250 to a New Hampshire early-career teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to mathematics education. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers within the first five years of their career who exemplify the following criteria: -Commitment to good mathematics -Confidence that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175513
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Awards to New Hampshire Women for Outstanding Achievements in Business as Role Models and Le...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to New Hampshire women to recognize their success and achievements in their profession, either in the business or nonprofit sector. Award recipients will have excelled as role models and leaders, and will demonstrate a strong sense of self and a success-driven work ethic, as well as extraordinary accomplishments. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182605
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Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 12/15/18

Award to a Pennsylvania PreK-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of public education. Nominations are invited on behalf of exceptional teachers who inspire students to learn, play an active role in their community and school, and have the admiration and respect of students, colleagues, and pare...

GrantWatch ID#: 144240