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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 Washington Artists to Create New and Inventive Works in a Range of Disciplines

Deadline 12/09/19

Awards of $25,000 to Washington artists to recognize innovation in a range of artistic disciplines. Applicants who wish to apply as a team must contact program staff prior to applying. Eligible disciplines are media, literary, multidisciplinary, performing, and visual. The award is given to artists who are experimenting wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 173568

Awards to Bronx, New York Individuals for Excellence in Visual, Media, Literary, and Perform...

Deadline 12/16/19 Conference Date: 11/20/19

Awards of $5,000 to Bronx, New York individual artists to recognize outstanding works across a broad range of creative disciplines. Funding is intended to support emerging artists who create exceptional works in the media, literary, visual, and performing arts disciplines. Work samples must be from work created in the last...

GrantWatch ID#: 159313

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

Deadline 11/21/19

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, Air, Earth, Youth, and Energy for All. Participation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164782

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

Opportunity for USA Educators of Grades 5-12 to Showcase Student Volunteer Activities

Deadline 11/24/19

Opportunity for USA educators of grades 5 through 12 to participate in a competition showcasing students' volunteer projects. The chosen school will have their volunteer project showcased on social media and at a public event. A film crew will be sent to the school to produce a short video about the students' efforts. The ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187212
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Awards to Arkansas Organizations, Communities, and Individuals

Deadline 11/29/19

Awards to Arkansas organizations, communities, and individuals for their contributions to tourism. Award categories include media, preservation and heritage, outstanding and unique events and attractions, volunteer services, tourism development, and exceptional individual accomplishments.

GrantWatch ID#: 163846

Awards to British Columbia Small, Medium, and Large Communities to Recognize Their Support of...

Deadline 11/30/19

Awards to British Columbia communities to recognize their support of the small business sector. Awards are intended to acknowledge small, medium, and large communities that have created business-friendly environments, which allow small businesses to flourish, and implemented policies and initiatives that attract, retain, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 158880
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Awards to Colorado CIOs for Leadership Excellence

Deadline 11/30/19

Awards to Colorado CIOs for leadership excellence in information technology. Nominees are recognized for effective management and leadership, breadth of responsibilities, engagement in community and industry endeavors, and for the business value they bring through technology innovation.

GrantWatch ID#: 187349
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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

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

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

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

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

Award to an Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Texas Health Information Individual

Deadline 12/01/19

Award to an Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma or Texas health information individual. Funding is intended to allow attendance at conferences, seminars, training sessions, and other opportunities in areas of outreach programming targeting underserved populations, connecting with Native American or indigenous commun...

GrantWatch ID#: 187208

Awards to Nashville, Tennessee Business Leaders to Recognize Contributions to Health Care

Deadline 12/01/19

Awards to Nashville, Tennessee business leaders to recognize outstanding achievements in the health care industry in Davidson, Cheatham, Dickson, Montgomery, Maury, Sumner, Robertson, Rutherford, Wilson, and Williamson Counties. Funding is intended to acknowledge the city's top executives in the health care sector who have...

GrantWatch ID#: 187262
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Award to a USA Teacher for Exceptional Contributions to American History Education

Deadline 12/02/19

Award to a USA precollegiate teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to American history education. Nominees for this award have undertaken activities to advance the intellectual development of other teachers or students. Successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional ability in one or more of the following kind...

GrantWatch ID#: 161714

Awards to Manitoba K-12 Educators to Recognize Effective Educational Methods

Deadline 12/02/19

Awards of $500 to Manitoba K-12 educators to recognize those whose educational methods have had a significant impact on student learning. Eligible educators may be nominated by students, colleagues, school administrators, school division administrators, trustees, and parents or legal guardians. Nominators should have direc...

GrantWatch ID#: 161720

Awards to Delaware Schools to Recognize Outstanding Educational Programming

Deadline 12/02/19

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

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Undergraduate and Medical Students for Parkinso...

Deadline 12/02/19

Fellowships of $4,000 to USA, Canada, and international advanced undergraduate and medical students for summer research projects related to Parkinson's disease. Funding may be used to subsidize the cost of research credits, housing, and living expenses. Fellowships are intended to cultivate students' interest in ending, so...

GrantWatch ID#: 186992

Awards to New Hampshire Elementary, Middle, and High Schools for Exemplary Practices in Educa...

Deadline 12/03/19

Awards of $2,000 to New Hampshire public elementary, K-8, middle, and high schools to honor excellence and exemplary practices. Interested applicants must submit an Intent to Apply form prior to submitting an application. In addition to the cash award, the winning school at each level will receive state-wide recognition, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 157611

Awards to Texas Teachers for Creative Methods To Develop Student Interest in Science and Medi...

Deadline 12/03/19

Awards to Texas elementary, middle, and high school science teachers in private and public schools for original and inventive methods to inspire student interest in science and medicine. Teachers may specialize in any area of science teaching. Awards will be made to both teachers and their schools.

GrantWatch ID#: 161722

Award to an Illinois Nonprofit for Capacity Building to Improve Services and Efficiency in t...

Deadline 12/04/19

Award valued at over $30,000 to an Illinois nonprofit organization for quality programs or services that benefit the residents of Chicago and the surrounding communities. Eligible regions include the following counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will. This award aims to strengthen the capacity of the winning or...

GrantWatch ID#: 132119

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis Woman for Outstanding Community Leadership

Deadline 12/05/19

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis woman to recognize outstanding leadership through political, business, and community engagement. This award recognizes a women whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, both in their community and on a national scale. The role of Indigenous women in traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 182259

Award to a USA or Canada Public Library, Trustee, or Staff Member for Outstanding Commitment...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,500 to a USA or Canada public library, library trustee, or staff member for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. The award may recognize diverse library collections, public programs that on controversial issues, access to library materials and service f...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Enh...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian, employed by a nonprofit consortium or IHE, to recognize achievements in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements and risk-taking that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library automation, library management...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081
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Competition for USA, Canada, and International Museum Label Writers and Editors

Deadline 12/06/19

Competition for USA, Canada, and International museum exhibition label writers and editors for outstanding label writing. The purpose of the program is to display examples of excellent label writing, highlight best practices, and to inspire and teach museum professionals. Applicants compete for their exhibition labels to b...

GrantWatch ID#: 161382

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for significant national or international achievements in research or academic librarianship or library development. This award honors and recognizes achievement in such areas as:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library St...

Deadline 12/06/19

Awards of $3,000 to USA and Canada community college, college, and university libraries to recognize the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize library staff and librarians for coming together as a team to support their institution's mission.

GrantWatch ID#: 174849
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Award to a USA Librarian to Recognize Contributions to Instruction in a College or Research ...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA librarian to recognize the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a research or college library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque.

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, and International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or international public library to recognize an outstanding program, service, or activity that serves the public in an innovative, cutting-edge way. The winning program will have had a measurable impact on the library's patrons and can be replicated in other libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 176535
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian, or Library Worker for Technology...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker who has implemented technology and innovation that has improved services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions, using both old and new technologies.

GrantWatch ID#: 176575

Awards to New Hampshire Women to Recognize Achievements in Business and in Community Leaders...

Deadline 12/06/19

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

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Business Leaders from Minority Groups to Re...

Deadline 12/06/19

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC established business leaders from minority groups to honor their success and achievements in business in the Washington, DC area over the past 18 months. Individuals will be selected based on community philanthropy and leadership, professional accomplishments, as well as awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 184647

Award to a New Mexico Woman to Honor Exemplary Contributions to the Albuquerque Community

Deadline 12/06/19

Award to a New Mexico woman to recognize her outstanding commitment to improving the Albuquerque community. This award is intended to honor a woman who has demonstrated impeccable integrity, bold optimism, and relentless passion. In addition, the recipient will have shown herself to be a fierce champion of women and has wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 184776
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Competition for New Mexico Youth for Excellence in Performing a Piano or String Instrument Co...

Deadline 12/07/19

Competition for New Mexico youth ages 10 to 21, to recognize outstanding performances of piano or string instrument concertos. 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

Awards to Utah Teachers to Recognize Significant Positive Impact on Students

Deadline 12/08/19

Awards of $1,500 to Utah public school teachers to recognize exceptional efforts in the classroom. Awards will be given to teachers that have made a positive significant impact on an individual student or group or students. Winners will be honored at an annual banquet and awards ceremony, and will be featured in a speciall...

GrantWatch ID#: 150048
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Awards to Texas K-12 and College Educators for Outstanding Contributions to History Education

Deadline 12/08/19

Awards of $5,000 to a full-time Texas K-12 teacher and a college-level educator to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of history education. Nominations are invited on behalf of worthy individuals who teach full time at the kindergarten, elementary, secondary, or higher education levels. Anyone may submit a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175643

Awards to Texas Educators, Schools, Principals, Districts, and Boards to Recognize Excellence...

Deadline 12/09/19

Awards to Texas school principals, teachers, schools, districts, and school boards to recognize excellence in education and dedication to students and their communities. Awards are intended to acknowledge outstanding educators and inspire others to follow in their footsteps. An awards event will culminate with the announce...

GrantWatch ID#: 147616
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Award to a Virginia PreK-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellent Agricultural Education in the Clas...

Deadline 12/09/19

Award of $500 to a Virginia PreK through 12th-grade teacher to recognize the innovative integration of agricultural education into the daily curriculum of core subject areas. Teachers must use agricultural information and materials in their classroom in order to help students learn the importance of agriculture while also ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176072

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, to Honor Leadership, Volunteerism, and Scho...

Deadline 12/09/19

Awards of $10,000 to USA young military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize exceptional volunteerism, scholarship, extracurricular involvement, and leadership in the face of challenging military family life. One award will be presented to a nominee who has designed a creative and bold solution to address a local, regio...

GrantWatch ID#: 176359
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Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 Teachers for Outstanding Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 12/15/19

Awards to Pennsylvania PreK-12 teachers 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

Award to a Manitoba Arts and Cultural Professional or Artist for Artistic Excellence

Deadline 12/15/19

Award of $30,000 to a Manitoba arts and cultural professional or professional artist to recognize high levels of artistic contribution and achievement. Eligible artists may be established or emerging career professionals. Arts and cultural professionals may include editors, administrators, technicians, producers, and cultu...

GrantWatch ID#: 153829
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Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Exceptional Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline 12/15/19

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to recognize exceptional commitment to the care of historic sites, structures, and collections. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections preservation through research, interpretation, education, scholarship, and public outreach.

GrantWatch ID#: 161163