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Opportunity for USA Businesses to Pitch Commercial Problem-Solving Ideas to a Business Network

Deadline 03/25/19

Opportunity for USA startups to pitch visionary ideas related to global commerce to a vast network of business people. Participants in the challenge will respond to one or more questions that global businesses must address in today's digital age. Focus areas include: digital issuance, digital payments, and providing added ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159127

Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 03/25/19

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. The contest is intended to encourage educators to teach their students by means of hands-on activities about recycling, sustainability, and environmental stewardship. The 2018-2019 Carton 2 Ga...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Award to a Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Board of Directors for Outstanding Nonprof...

Deadline 03/25/19

Award of $10,000 and additional benefits to a Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit board of directors in the Washington metropolitan area to recognize excellence in leadership. The purpose of this award is to highlight and recognize the important role boards play in developing and sustaining successful nonprofi...

GrantWatch ID#: 180127

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Work in Defending Huma...

Deadline 03/26/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for outstanding work in defending human rights. The purpose of the program is to support and protect advocates of human rights who are at risk due to their efforts. Nominees should demonstrate commitment and integrity in defending the human rights enshrined in internation...

GrantWatch ID#: 175027

Awards to Virginia Middle and High School Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Instruction Relat...

Deadline 03/29/19

Awards of $2,500 to one Virginia middle school teacher and one high school teacher to acknowledge excellence in teaching the Constitution both in and out of the classroom. The awards are intended to recognize teachers who display knowledge and enthusiasm for the United States Constitution.

GrantWatch ID#: 168354

Award to a USA or Canada Neurologist for Excellence in Teaching Neurology to Medical Students

Deadline 03/29/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada individual to honor outstanding achievements in teaching neurology to medical students. This award is intended to reward and recognize contributions by gifted teachers of neurology. Nominees may come from the entire field of clinical neurology or neuroscience. The committee will be loo...

GrantWatch ID#: 170901

Awards to New Mexico Companies for Positive Work Environments and Employee Morale

Deadline 03/29/19

Awards to New Mexico companies to recognize outstanding efforts to create positive work environments for their employees. Nominations are invited on behalf of companies demonstrating excellent employee engagement, retention and morale. This awards initiative has been designed with the following goals in mind: - To reco...

GrantWatch ID#: 178638

Grants and Awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 Schools and School Nurses for Health...

Deadline 03/29/19

Grants and awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 schools and school nurses for health-related projects, resources, or professional development. Funding is intended to provide support and resources that empower schools to take greater strides in improving child health and wellness. Types of Funding: - School Gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 179540

Awards to Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC Veterans or Veteran-Owned Businesses for Exc...

Deadline 03/29/19

Awards to Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC military veterans who are business leaders in the greater DC area for excellence in business and for workplace support of other veterans. One company owned by a veteran will also be honored. Awardees will be honored at an awards breakfast. Veterans of foreign military forces...

GrantWatch ID#: 185281

Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources to be presented in their name to the school library, an invitation to parti...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599

Award to a Nova Scotia Health and Physical Educator for Contributing to the Development of Ph...

Deadline 03/31/19

Award to a Nova Scotia health and physical education teacher, supervisor, or administrator for the outstanding development of physical and health education. Nominations should describe how the nominee has shown leadership at the school, regional, board, or provincial levels and how this has impacted others.

GrantWatch ID#: 158397

Awards to Nova Scotia Provincial and Regional Elementary, Middle, or Secondary School Health ...

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards to Nova Scotia elementary, middle, or secondary health education and physical education teachers in eligible school boards for outstanding teaching achievements. Two levels of nominations are offered for each award category: regional nominations and provincial/regional nominations. Eligible School Boards: Annapolis ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158398

Awards to Canada Indigenous Post-Secondary Students for Commitment to the Forest Products In...

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $2,500 to Canada Indigenous post-secondary students (ages 18 to 30 years) to recognize exemplary career aspirations and skill development in the developing industry of forest products. The award program will recognize individuals who demonstrate a strong commitment to their indigenous community, have strong acade...

GrantWatch ID#: 160132

Awards to Wisconsin Schools to Recognize Exceptional Programs that Create Healthy Learning E...

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards to Wisconsin schools to recognize exceptional collaborative efforts to create healthy and equitable learning environments. Schools must create a wellness or school health team before applying. This award program aims to minimize gaps in educational achievement by supporting collaborative engagement. In addition, thi...

GrantWatch ID#: 162690

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Exceptional Dedication to Improving...

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable children. Recipients must have an NGO, nonprofit, or charity organization devoted to the cause of providing exceptional services to children. Candidates may submit a nomination ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178778

Awards to USA Individuals Ages 50 and Over for Creating Positive Social Impact

Deadline 03/31/19

Awards of $5,000 and $60,000 to USA and territories individuals ages 50 and older to recognize recent efforts to make a positive social impact. Strong consideration will be given to candidates working to address areas that are of particular concern to the Funding Source, specifically: intergenerational work; rethinking th...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642

Award to an Exemplary Iowa K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Dedication to Students

Deadline 04/01/19

Award to an exemplary Iowa teacher to recognize outstanding achievement and contributions to education. Anyone may nominate a teacher who they believe motivates and challenges students to do their best and is highly regarded by both students and colleagues. Nominees should be dedicated professionals who help nurture hidden...

GrantWatch ID#: 142402

Award to a Minnesota Librarian or Project Team for Contributions to Academic Libraries

Deadline 04/01/19

Award of $300 to a Minnesota individual academic librarian or academic project team to recognize outstanding contributions to academic libraries through an innovative program, service, or project. Nominations are accepted for individuals employed by or otherwise affiliated with research or academic libraries, or organizati...

GrantWatch ID#: 144974

Award to a Central or North-Central Alabama High School Science Teacher for Excellence in Te...

Deadline 04/01/19

Award to an outstanding Alabama high school chemistry or science teacher working in Central or North-Central Alabama. In the judging criteria, emphasis will be placed on the quality of teaching, ability to inspire and challenge students, demonstration of leadership and active involvement in the teaching profession, extracu...

GrantWatch ID#: 160013

Awards to Albuquerque Area, New Mexico Individuals and Groups to Recognize Exceptional Commu...

Deadline 04/01/19

Awards to Albuquerque Area, New Mexico individuals and groups to recognize outstanding volunteer service. This award recognizes those who are working to address the unmet needs of local communities. The award acknowledges the efforts of exceptional volunteers and their contributions to improving their communities. Nomin...

GrantWatch ID#: 172797

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Healthcare Professionals and Educators for Contribut...

Deadline 04/01/19

Awards of $10,000 to recognize USA, Canada, and International healthcare professionals and educators who have made significant contributions to the fields of patient care or health education through the development or implementation of new technologies. Special consideration will be given to applications demonstrating impa...

GrantWatch ID#: 173710
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Award to an Arkansas PreK-12 Teacher for Using Agricultural Concepts in the Curriculum

Deadline 04/01/19

Award of $1,000 to an Arkansas PreK-12 classroom teacher for outstanding integration of agricultural concepts into the regular curriculum. Nominations are encouraged for teachers who help students understand the importance of the agricultural industry while meeting the expected educational requirements. Teachers must u...

GrantWatch ID#: 178202

Awards to USA 7-12 Teachers for Excellence in STEM and Computer Education

Deadline 04/01/19

Awards of $10,000 to USA and territories teachers for outstanding STEM and computer science instruction in grades 7-12. This award is intended to honor teachers who have developed and implemented high-quality programming that enhances student learning, is informed by content knowledge, is appropriate for the students they ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180026
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Grants to Louisiana Arts Students and Nonprofits in Eligible Parishes for Advanced Studies a...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Louisiana high school or college arts students or nonprofit organizations in Evangeline, Acadia, Lafayette, Iberia, St. Landry, Vermilion, St. Martin, and St. Mary Parishes for advanced study programs or activities. Funding is intended to offer outstanding arts students an opportunity to further t...

GrantWatch ID#: 184105
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Fellowship to a USA Medical School Assistant Professor to Address Inequality in Healthcare or...

Deadline 04/05/19

Fellowship award of $25,000 to a USA assistant professor at an accredited medical school for a project addressing racial or ethnic inequality in healthcare or medical education. The fellowship recipient will be someone who displays a commitment to pursuing a career in academic medicine. In addition, this award recognizes a...

GrantWatch ID#: 159930

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Young Professionals to Recognize Business S...

Deadline 04/05/19

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC business professionals under the age of 40 to recognize outstanding leadership and success within the capital region. Nominations are invited on behalf of men and women representing all industries who have made a difference in their community or profession. Nominees shoul...

GrantWatch ID#: 179229

Awards to Idaho Individuals and Organizations for Contributions to Historic Preservation

Deadline 04/05/19

Awards to Idaho individuals and organizations to recognize contributions to promoting and preserving state history. Candidates for this award have demonstrated a commitment to fostering action and understanding of Idaho history through public service, professional accomplishment, philanthropy, and volunteerism. Criter...

GrantWatch ID#: 179656

Awards to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware For-Profits, Individuals, and Nonprofits fo...

Deadline 04/05/19

Awards to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals to recognize outstanding business leadership in the Greater Philadelphia region. This program highlights the vital role that small and mid-size businesses play in the region’s overall economic development. Awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 180005
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Awards to USA Financial Advisors to Recognize Positive Charitable Impacts on their Communit...

Deadline 04/05/19

Awards of $10,000, $40,000 and $50,000 to recognize USA financial advisors that are making positive charitable impacts on their communities. Nominations are invited on behalf of financial advisors who have shown significant dedication, contribution, leadership, inspiration, and impact on a nonprofit and the community that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180222

Awards to Phoenix Area, Arizona Young Business Professionals to Recognize Leadership and Achi...

Deadline 04/05/19

Awards to Phoenix area, Arizona young professionals to recognize outstanding leadership and achievements in the business sector. Applicants must be under 40 years old and demonstrate business success, community engagement, leadership, and impact in their area. Specifically, the best candidates will quantitatively demo...

GrantWatch ID#: 182764

Awards to USA Teachers of First through Fourth Grades for Classroom Lessons that Incorporate...

Deadline 04/12/19

One award valued at $3,000 and awards valued at $750 to USA teachers of first through fourth grades for incorporating a children's book series into the classroom curriculum. The winning entries will be judged on how well the children's book series was used to teach subjects such as history, math, and science. One grand...

GrantWatch ID#: 177747

Awards to Louisiana Individuals for Outstanding Efforts to Help Children Live Happy and Healt...

Deadline 04/12/19

Awards to Louisiana individuals for outstanding work in meeting the emotional, physical, spiritual, and creative needs of children. Nominees may work as a volunteer, board member, or staff of an organization that works to better the lives of Louisiana children. An award of $25,000 will be donated to the nonprofit charity w...

GrantWatch ID#: 180027
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Grants to USA MDs and PhDs for Research Related to the Development of Drugs to Cure, Treat, a...

Deadline 07/19/19 LOI Date: 04/12/19

Grants to USA scientists with MD and PhD degrees for research into the development of drugs to cure, treat, and prevent Alzheimer's disease. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submission of a full application. Funding is intended to provide drug development support and to help bridge the gap between basic d...

GrantWatch ID#: 182103

Award to a USA Media Exhibit, Program, or Written Work for Raising Awareness of the History ...

Deadline 04/15/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA media exhibit, written work, or public program for an outstanding project that has enhanced public appreciation of North American West history. The prize is awarded to projects that contribute to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or serve as a model of professional public his...

GrantWatch ID#: 160702
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Awards to USA Individuals and Organizations for Efforts to Improve the Lives of the Blind

Deadline 04/15/19

Awards to USA individuals and organizations to recognize outstanding efforts to improve the lives of blind people. Previous winners have been recognized for changing negative perceptions of blindness, and breaking down barriers that face people who are blind. Each year, if feasible, awards are given to applicants in the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 180524
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Award to a Southwestern Minnesota Individual for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts in th...

Deadline 04/15/19

Award of $1,000 to a Minnesota individual for significant contributions to the arts in the 18-county area of Southwestern Minnesota. The award recipient will be recognized for activities that took place over an extended period of time. In recognizing this individual publicly, the award program will raise the profile of the...

GrantWatch ID#: 180955
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Awards to Houston Area, Texas Science and Math Teachers for Dedication to Teaching

Deadline 04/19/19

Awards of $2,000 to Houston area, Texas science and math teachers for demonstrated ability and dedication to teaching. Teachers may work in either discipline, and in public or private schools. One kindergarten to 5th grade teacher and one 6th to 12th grade teacher will receive the awards. The awards are intended to honor ...

GrantWatch ID#: 145270
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global and Bus...

Deadline 04/24/19

Prizes ranging from $300 to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to business challenges and global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their ...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282
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Awards to New York City Area Nonprofits to Recognize Exemplary Management Practices

Deadline 04/24/19

Awards of up to $30,000 to New York City area nonprofit organizations to recognize and promote exemplary management practices in the nonprofit community. Finalists also receive scholarships for nonprofit professionals to attend a leadership program at a business school. This awards program is intended to spotlight excellen...

GrantWatch ID#: 180417
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Awards to New Mexico Businesses to Recognize Exceptional Success and Rapid Growth of Revenue

Deadline 04/26/19

Awards to New Mexico businesses and other for-profits for exceptional success and growth in a short amount of time. Applicants must represent locally-owned businesses. Awards will be publicized online and in print, and a ceremony will be held in the Fall of 2019 to celebrate the recipients.

GrantWatch ID#: 179039
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Awards to Nashville, Tennessee Women to Recognize Their Impact on the Music and Entertainmen...

Deadline 04/28/19

Awards to Nashville, Tennessee women to recognize a significant impact on the music and entertainment industry in the 10-County area. Awards are available for experienced and newer professionals. Nominees must perform a significant portion of their work in the 10-county Nashville area that includes Cheatham, Davidson, Dick...

GrantWatch ID#: 185589
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Award to a USA Nonprofit for Excellence in Innovation and Effective Programming

Deadline 04/30/19

Award to a USA nonprofit organization that demonstrates excellence in innovation. The award is intended to honor organizations that utilize innovative practices to improve their performance. In addition to the award, 50 semifinalists will be given the opportunity to attend mini-courses full of practical tools and insights ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171667
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Award to a South Carolina PreK-12 Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Agricultural Education

Deadline 04/30/19

Award of $1,000 to a South Carolina pre-K-12 teacher in recognition of outstanding integration of agricultural concepts into the regular curriculum. Nominations are invited on behalf of teachers in nonvocational classroom settings who have instructed students on the importance of agriculture. The Betty J. DeWitt Outsta...

GrantWatch ID#: 178764
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Award to a Southwestern Pennsylvania Individual to Recognize Innovations in Behavioral and Me...

Deadline 04/30/19

Award of $5,000 to a Southwestern Pennsylvania individual for challenging society to find new solutions in behavioral health, mental illness, and addiction. Nominees should reflect values of respect for results, independent thought, and concern for others. The nominee’s work must show a positive impact on behavioral he...

GrantWatch ID#: 179800
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Teens and Young Adults for Environmental Advocacy

Deadline 05/01/19

Awards of $3,000 to USA and territories, Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean Islands youth (ages 13 to 22) to recognize exceptional environmental leadership and advocacy. Applicants are judged based on the significance of their projects, as well as their leadership role in its creation and implementation. In addition to the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 155875
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Award to a North Dakota Retired Language Teacher for Contributions to Foreign Language Educa...

Deadline 05/01/19

Award to recognize a North Dakota retired world language teacher for continued commitment to the world language field within the State. The award recipient is honored for the learning and teaching of foreign languages and for promoting and developing awareness of the profession even after retirement.

GrantWatch ID#: 157620
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Awards to Washington Organizations, Teachers, Writers, Researchers, and Volunteers for Excell...

Deadline 05/01/19

Awards to Washington State nonprofit organizations or individuals to recognize outstanding professional achievement in the area of the State's history. Nominations are intended to acknowledge the contributions of exceptional educators who have advanced the field of history in the state through writing, teaching, historic p...

GrantWatch ID#: 161669
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Awards to Alaska Individuals and Organizations for Significant Contributions to Environmenta...

Deadline 05/01/19

Awards to Alaska organizations and individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental stewardship. Nominations are invited on behalf of those who have furthered the goals of the conservation movement within the state. Nominations are being accepted for the following categories: -Lifetime Achievement A...

GrantWatch ID#: 170662
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Awards to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Organizations, Companies, and Individuals for...

Deadline 05/10/19

Awards to Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee organizations, companies, and individuals who have worked to improve the quality of healthcare in Memphis and the Mid-South region. Nominations will be evaluated according to demonstrated accomplishments. Entries may be submitted under the following categories: -Administr...

GrantWatch ID#: 183684
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Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 05/15/19

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