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Washington, DC Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students:  46 Awards Grants for Washington, DC.


Awards in recognition of nonprofit leadership, small business management, teacher excellence and student achievement.
Awards for outstanding individuals' impact on the community and the people they serve.

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Networking and Publicity Opportunity for Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofits i...

Deadline 02/28/18

Opportunity for Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland nonprofits in eligible counties to be recognized as a top philanthropic organization in the region. Applying organizations will be selected based on diversity across types of programs, fields of interest (nature, culture, human services, education, and their respective...

GrantWatch ID#: 178644

Awards to USA Mental Health Professionals and Organizations for Improving Mental Health Care...

Deadline 01/19/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, health professionals, mental health programs, and community organizations for excellence in efforts to improve the quality of mental health care for minorities. These awards are intended to honor those who have undertaken innovative and supportive eff...

GrantWatch ID#: 152301

Award to Recognize a USA, Canada, or International Museum Professional for Outstanding Achiev...

Deadline 01/19/18

Award of $1,000 to recognize an outstanding USA, Canada, or International museum professional with less than ten years in the field. This award will recognize a specific achievement or body of work that has benefited either the honoree’s home institution or the museum field in general. The honoree’s work may be in an...

GrantWatch ID#: 161621

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Businesses to Recognize Outstanding Work En...

Deadline 01/19/18

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia businesses of any size to recognize outstanding efforts to promote a meaningful and enjoyable work environment for employees. Nominations are invited on behalf of Washington area companies located in DC or one of the following jurisdictions: Alexandria and Arlington, Fairfax...

GrantWatch ID#: 182727

Award to a USA or UK Classroom Teacher for Excellence in Earth Science Instruction

Deadline 01/22/18

Award of $2,500 to a USA or UK classroom teacher to recognize outstanding Earth science instruction at the K-8 grade levels. Teachers will be evaluated on the basis of their enthusiasm for and dedication to Earth Science education, as well as their ability to craft and deliver Earth science instruction for their students. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160691

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Excellence in Opera, Theater, and M...

Deadline 01/22/18

Prizes of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International singers and actors for competing in a theater, opera, and musical theater contest. Contestents must prepare a presentation in theater, American musical theater, and opera. Singers and actors are encouraged to perform constrasting selections. To effectively demo...

GrantWatch ID#: 175728

Award to a USA Medical School Faculty Member to Recognize Contributions to Healthcare

Deadline 01/26/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA medical school faculty member to recognize major contributions in improving health and the quality of healthcare for Americans. Eligible nominees must be able to demonstrate that their work has influenced public policy, improved the health of society, and helped redirect the medical profession and...

GrantWatch ID#: 167411
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Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Stories and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/18

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize efforts in commentary or investigative journalism that are in service to the common good. Winners of these prizes exemplify social justice impact, reportorial excellence, and storytelling skill. Prizes will be presented in the following categories: 1. Book (bound volume...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619
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Award to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC Teacher for Exemplary Work

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington DC teacher in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for extraordinary work within the teaching profession. The funding source aims to promote quality and creative instruction, acknowledge excellence in teaching, and to contribute in a substantive way to the improvement ...

GrantWatch ID#: 140335
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Journalists to Recognize Journalistic Work on Under...

Deadline 01/31/18

Awards of up to $12,500 to USA, Canada, and International journalists for a significant work of journalism in any medium on a public interest subject that has not been widely-reported. The awards are intended to underwrite the research and writing of a produced or published article which brings new understanding to an unde...

GrantWatch ID#: 151796

Award to a USA Nonprofit or Agency for Addressing Domestic Violence in Disadvantaged Communi...

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA or territories nonprofit organization or government agency for an outstanding program that addresses domestic violence in underserved communities. To qualify, the program’s main focus must relate to intimate partner violence and the program must have been in operation for at least three years. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177385

Awards to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Programs Addressing Domestic Violence

Deadline 01/31/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies to recognize innovative programs that aim to break the cycle of domestic violence. Preference will be given to programs that can serve as models for the nation to address intimate partner violence. These are awards for accomplishme...

GrantWatch ID#: 177387

Award to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC Principal for Extraordinary Work in Education

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $7,500 to a Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC principal in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to acknowledge their extraordinary work within preK-12 education. The funding source seeks to recognize those principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational en...

GrantWatch ID#: 182577

Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purposes of these grants, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library syste...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Library Prog...

Deadline 02/01/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize distinction in library programming through cultural or thematic programs which address specific community needs, have a measurable effect, and involve active community planning and participation. A cultural/thematic program is one that features the...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147

Award to a USA, Canada or International Music Composer for Career Achievement

Deadline 02/01/18

Award to a USA, Canada or International music composer for outstanding achievement in their overall body of work and demonstration of unique creativity. Nominations should preferably come from recognized experts in the field of classical music. The prize includes a cash award, a performance, and a residency of four non-con...

GrantWatch ID#: 163158

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in t...

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize someone who has exhibited extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with these situations with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awa...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587

Award to a USA K-12 Educator for Excellence in Educational Technology

Deadline 02/01/18

Award of $1,000 to a USA K-12 formal or informal educator to recognize the outstanding development and delivery or an educational technology program. Priority will be given to programs focusing on aerospace or aeronautics. Applicants must demonstrate how their programs ultimately benefit the students in a school or organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 177360

Awards to USA, Canada, and International University Faculty for Assisting Geography Students...

Deadline 02/02/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International university faculty to recognize outstanding efforts in contributing to the professional development of geography teachers and success at mentoring students of geography and geography education. Awardees will participate in a special session and be recognized at the National Confe...

GrantWatch ID#: 160656

Award to a USA or Canada Fire and Life Safety Educator for Leadership in Promoting Safe Comm...

Deadline 02/09/18

Award to a USA or Canada fire and life safety educator to recognize leadership and efforts to increase community safety. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals working for local fire departments or fire marshal’s offices. Candidates for this award meet the following criteria: -Use NFPA educational programs ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178600
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 02/18/18

Awards of $2,200 to recognize USA, Canada and International post-secondary educators for creative teaching methods that foster student-centered teaching and learning. Funding is intended to cover registration and travel costs to attend an annual conference. Eligible nominees can be teachers at post-secondary institutions, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158746
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Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Universities for Innovative Programs that Integrate ...

Deadline 02/21/18

Awards starting at $25,000 to USA, Canada, and Territories nonprofit organizations and universities for programs that synthesize K-12 STEM education and environmental stewardship and sustainability. Applicants must register online in advance of the deadline. The purpose of funding is to increase the impact of existing inno...

GrantWatch ID#: 168077
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Students for Compelling Videos on the Effects of Pop...

Deadline 02/22/18

Awards ranging from $250 to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International students in grades 6 - 12 for short videos that demonstrate environmental or human welfare issues caused by population growth. Videos must focus on one of the following three global issues: advancing women and girls, feeding 10 billion, or preventing poll...

GrantWatch ID#: 177778
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single body of work. Nominees could include, but are not limited to, public offici...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Improving PreK-12 Learning through T...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in technology implementation efforts within schools. Please note that this award is designated for individuals who are not PreK-12 teachers, but are otherwise involved in PreK-12 education. Award judges will use the followi...

GrantWatch ID#: 178141

Award to a USA, Canada, or International PreK-12 Teacher for Use of Technology to Enhance Le...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International preK-12 teacher to recognize the outstanding implementation of technology as a means to enhance learning. This award will be given to an individual who can demonstrate successful lessons and a passion for teaching. Award judges will use the following selection c...

GrantWatch ID#: 178179

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Educator for Using Technology to Enhance Lear...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International educator (age 35 or younger) to recognize outstanding work to enhance education through the implementation of technology. The selected recipient will have made a notable impact on education, and actively shares ideas and uses his or her professional learning network ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178180

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Policy for the Use of Tech...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding commitment to promoting the use of technology in education. The selected recipient will have demonstrated policy advocacy at the international, regional, state, or local level. Nominations are encouraged for those who are passionat...

GrantWatch ID#: 178181

Award to a USA, Canada, or International School System for the Use of Technology to Enhance ...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International school system to recognize the outstanding use of technology to enhance education. Nominees can be organizations such as school boards, educational organizations, school districts, and secretariat of education. This award category has two areas of focus: - Widesp...

GrantWatch ID#: 178182

Award to a USA, Canada, or International PreK-2 Teacher for Innovative Uses of Technology in...

Deadline 02/28/18

Award of up to $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International preK-2 teacher to recognize efforts to enhance education by bringing technology into the classroom. The selected awardee will have demonstrated a passion for education and active engagement of students in innovative learning projects. Award judges will use the fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178183
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Award to USA or Canada Individual for Contributions to High School Astronomy Education

Deadline 03/01/18

Award of $500 to a USA or Canada high school astronomy teacher or educator to recognize outstanding contributions to astronomy education. Candidates for this award demonstrate outstanding commitment to planetarium or classroom-based education, including the training of other educators. This award is designed to honor t...

GrantWatch ID#: 149963
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Healthcare Professionals and Educators for Contribut...

Deadline 03/01/18

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 imp...

GrantWatch ID#: 173710
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Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 03/15/18

Awards of $250 and $100 to USA Muslim young adults, ages 18-29, to recognize artistic achievements that reflect on Muslim identity and diversity. The award is intended to change perceptions and build awareness of Muslim societies through direct experiences with artists and their work. This competition provides opportun...

GrantWatch ID#: 182671

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

Deadline 03/26/18

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia business professionals under the age of 40 to recognize outstanding leadership and success within the Washington region. Nominations are invited on behalf of men and women representing all industries who have made a difference in their community or profession over the past 1...

GrantWatch ID#: 179229
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Award to a USA Korean-American Artist in Recognition of Outstanding Works of Art

Deadline 03/31/18

Award of $15,000 to a USA individual artist of Korean descent to support and recognize excellence in the visual arts. The intention of this award is to enable artists to realize creative endeavors, encourage, nurture, and enhance artistic accomplishments, and acknowledge the presence of outstanding Korean-American artists....

GrantWatch ID#: 167754
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Awards to USA K-6 Teachers for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education

Deadline 05/01/18 LOI Date: 04/01/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA teachers for outstanding mathematics and science instruction in grades K-6. Nominations are due April 1. The purpose of this award is to honor teachers who have developed and implemented high-quality instructional programming that enhances student learning and is informed by knowledge of content. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180026
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Awards to USA and Canada Medical School Faculty to Recognize Contributions to Medical Educati...

Deadline 04/06/18

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA and Canada medical school faculty members to recognize significant contributions to medical education. Awards are intended to provide national recognition to gifted individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of medical student education.

GrantWatch ID#: 159929
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Fellowship to a USA Medical School Assistant Professor to Address Inequality in Healthcare or...

Deadline 04/06/18

Fellowship award of $15,000 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 a junior faculty member who demonstrates leadership potential in addressing inequity in medical education and hea...

GrantWatch ID#: 159930
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Awards to USA Public Libraries and Schools for Outstanding Community Programs that Encourage...

Deadline 04/15/18

Awards of up to $10,000 and in-kind donations of books to USA public libraries and schools to recognize outstanding work in implementing creative community-based programs. The Foundation is seeking to reward programs that encourage locals to engage in and support reading initiatives that will bring together libraries with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174835
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Prizes to USA Schools for Participating in an Environmental Milk and Juice Carton Reuse Cont...

Deadline 04/16/18

Prizes valued at $1,000, $2,500, and $5,000 to USA preK-12 schools for competing in a nationwide recycling contest to repurpose juice and milk cartons. Entries will be judged on the student’s creativity in repurposing cartons from the cafeteria to enhance or build a school garden. Educators may use this opportunity to en...

GrantWatch ID#: 178027

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Women to Recognize Excellence in Business L...

Deadline 05/29/18

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia women to recognize outstanding leadership in businesses and contributions to the community. The purpose of this award is to honor the most influential businesswomen in the Washington area. Nominations are invited on behalf of women representing every profession and industry....

GrantWatch ID#: 179230
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Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Pickup Trucks to Better Their Community

Deadline 05/31/18

Grants of $2,000 to USA nonprofit organizations that use and rely on pickup trucks to assist with their operations and better their community. Eligible applicants are volunteers and employees for charities that use Chevrolet Silverados, Ford F-150s, Dodge Rams, or GMC Sierras. The person who nominates the selected charity...

GrantWatch ID#: 182915
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Awards to Recognize USA and Canada Psychologists for Significant Contributions to the Field o...

Deadline 06/01/18

Awards to USA and Canada psychologists, ages 65 years old and up, in recognition of a distinguished career and enduring contribution to the field of psychology. There are four categories for these awards, each recognizing a different aspect of contribution to the field. Award Categories: 1. Gold Medal Award for Life...

GrantWatch ID#: 159518

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Training Program or Sport Psychologist for Importan...

Deadline 12/31/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International training program or sport psychologist for consistent and meaningful contributions to training and education in the field of excercise and sport psychology. This award may also be used to acknowledge a singular contribution to the field. The Awards Committee will consider a wide...

GrantWatch ID#: 159523

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Children's Advocacy, Medical Research, Education, and Arts Prog...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of education, children's advocacy, medical research and initiatives, and the arts. Priority is given to proposals that involve specific projects with distinct goals, and grants that will have a notable impact and make a material difference. Program areas in...

GrantWatch ID#: 155284

Grants to USA Garden Clubs, and Plant Societies for Educational Programs on Wildflowers and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA state and individual garden clubs, and plant societies for educational programs on wildflowers and native flora. Organizations may collaborate with agencies and other organizations to co-sponsor a forum. Transportation departments or state highways need publicity and support for their plantin...

GrantWatch ID#: 165072