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69 Washington, DC Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students

69 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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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Early Stage Women Entrepreneurs to Encourage Outst...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International female entrepreneurs from any sector in recognition of their achievements and to provide support for greater business success. The award program identifies, encourages, and supports women-led or women-run businesses, providing the necessary financial, social, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419

Grant to a USA Nonprofit or Public Agency to Manage a Prize to Advance Health Initiatives

Deadline 07/31/20

Grant to a USA or territories nonprofit organization or public agency to lead and manage a prize to advance health initiatives. Funding is intended to promote health equity, a culture of healthy living, and transform neighborhoods, businesses, and schools to achieve health and wellness for all.

GrantWatch ID#: 188455

Award to a USA Visual Artist for Justice-Themed Artwork

Deadline 07/03/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA visual artist for one work of art that highlights inequalities in the justice system and in incarceration rates. Funding is intended for one work of art in any visual medium that raises public awareness and helps people see the issue in a new light. Special consideration is given to recognizing wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 190344

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, Businesses, and Individuals t...

Deadline 07/07/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, community groups, government agencies, businesses, and individuals for initiatives or projects that have made a significant and lasting impact on communities. Funding is intended to recognize sustainable urban transformations. The Prize seeks to inspire urba...

GrantWatch ID#: 188527

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Weight-Related He...

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to honor substantial contributions in the field of obesity. Recipients may be honored for work that furthers the basic science, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Eligible award areas include, but are not limited to, public policy, research, patient ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158739

Award to a USA University or College Educator to Recognize Exceptional Contributions to Jour...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $500 to a USA university or college educator to recognize exceptional contributions to journalism education. This award program was designed to honor a higher education teacher that acts as an example for other educators through teaching excellence in the areas of journalism and mass communication history.

GrantWatch ID#: 161208
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International HR Scholar for Significant Contributions to Human R...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $50,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scholar with a significant body of work in the field of human resources. The purpose of this award is to recognize lifetime achievement in the field of human resources research. This award honors an individual for significant past and ongoing research contributions that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 169769
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Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programming. Eligible recipients are libraries in K-8 private and public schools, and eligible focus areas of humanities programming include: arts and culture, languages, and social studies. The program should be coordinated and initiated by the school libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188094
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Innovative Technology Projects

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for innovative technology projects. Funding is intended for nonprofits that plan to use technology to further their mission and positively impact the community. Grant funds are intended for technology-related projects that will improve communities and change...

GrantWatch ID#: 172385
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Awards to USA Educators in Multiple States for Educational Materials and Supplies for K-12 P...

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards of up to $2,500 to USA active and retired educators in multiple states for K-12 public school supplies and educational materials. Prize winners who do not currently work on a school campus can designate a recipient school to be gifted the award. The award is designed to offset the amount educators use from their own...

GrantWatch ID#: 189770
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Teacher for Outstanding English Language Education

Deadline 07/19/20

Award of $1,000 and additional benefits to a USA, Canada, or International teacher to recognize their hard work and commitment to the instruction of English as a second language. Applicants for the award will be evaluated according to their demonstrated ability to:

GrantWatch ID#: 172529

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for the Advancement of Exemplary Academics in Scientific F...

Deadline 08/11/20 LOI Date: 07/27/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs for activities that further the professional advancement of researchers and educators. First-time applicants are advised that required registrations can take at least nine weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support the career development of faculty members in the early ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Accomplishments in Medical R...

Deadline 07/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International scientist or team of scientists to recognize outstanding medical research accomplishments. Researchers eligible for nominations may be from any public or private organization or institution, including commercial or government entities. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge o...

GrantWatch ID#: 139483
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Contributions to Remote ...

Deadline 07/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to remote education during the early phase of their career. Strong candidates are known for service to the profession, leadership activities, contributions to advancing the field, and scholarly publications. Nominees should be forty ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161334
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Awards to USA Native Artists to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Any Artistic Discipline

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards of $7,500 to USA practicing Native artists to recognize outstanding commitment to the arts, demonstrated by work in any medium, from literary to visual to performing, in both contemporary and traditional forms. Nominations are invited on behalf of established artists with a documented affiliation of a United States ...

GrantWatch ID#: 183961
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Institutions and Programs to Honor Outstanding Onli...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions and programs in recognition of activities that increase access to online and digital learning. The award program allows recipients to engage in sharing information about successful digital education strategies, practices, and techniques.

GrantWatch ID#: 183964
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Awards to USA Educators and IHEs to Recognize Dedication to the Advancement of Digital Teach...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards to USA educators and institutions of higher education to recognize dedication to the advancement of digital teaching and learning. Awardees will have exhibited leadership, conducted original research, or contributed innovative ideas to the field of online education.

GrantWatch ID#: 183965

Grant to a USA Author for Assistance in the Completion of a Partially-Written Novel

Deadline 08/01/20

Grant of $5,000 to a USA author for assistance in the completion of a partially-written novel. Funding is intended for authors of children's or young adult fiction. Applicants must have previously published books. Judges will be looking for candidates whose work has not yet attracted a broad readership.

GrantWatch ID#: 190626
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Awards to USA Undergraduate Chemical Science Faculty to Recognize Exceptional Research and C...

Deadline 08/06/20

Awards of $75,000 to USA and territories undergraduate chemical science faculty at IHEs to recognize scholarly research and exceptional commitment to teaching. Awards are intended to provide an unrestricted research grant to full-time tenure-track professors in chemical sciences, including biochemistry, materials chemistr...

GrantWatch ID#: 167466
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Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of this program is to honor an artist, civic design profess...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875
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Award to a USA or Canada Residency Program in Recognition of Innovative Education in Psychia...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award to USA or Canada psychiatric education program in recognition of innovative methods to train medical students, residents, mental health professionals, physicians, and community members. Recipients will receive a certificate and a grant. A representative from the winning program will receive funds to cover travel and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153304
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Historical Musical Perf...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, or International scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical musical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or editions, as well as public performance, recordings or other projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 158738

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles advocated by the award.

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Award to a USA Author of Color to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author of color to recognize an outstanding literary work. Preference will be given to submissions in the categories of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, biography, memoir, and to general works of literary character. Eligible authors are those who self-identify as writers of color.

GrantWatch ID#: 190585

Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in 2020 and must be the author's first published book.

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive P...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Essays

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding collection of individual essays. Essays may be centered around a single subject or address a variety of topics. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winn...

GrantWatch ID#: 190605

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Work of Science-Related Literature

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding work of science-related literature. Eligible works are those that successfully explain complex concepts to a general audience. Writing must be on the subject of the physical or biological sciences. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers.

GrantWatch ID#: 190606
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work in the Genre of Biography

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA author for an outstanding literary work in the genre of biography. Eligible works display exceptional artistic, narrative, and literary merit. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or...

GrantWatch ID#: 190608
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work of General Nonfiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding literary work of general nonfiction. Eligible writings are those that address contemporary issues. Submissions are accepted from literary agents and publishers. Awardees and finalists are eligible to receive PEN America’s official winner or finalist seal.

GrantWatch ID#: 190609

Award to a USA Translator to Recognize an Outstanding Translation of a Book of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator to recognize an outstanding translation of a book of poetry from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from Hungarian, Spanish, French, and Japanese. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190616

Award to a USA Translator for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Prose

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator for an outstanding translation of literary prose from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Japanese, and Norwegian. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this a...

GrantWatch ID#: 190617
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Engineers to Participate in a Startup Contest

Deadline 09/01/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International engineers to participate in a startup contest. The opportunity is intended for products and technologies in the areas of space technologies and active microelectronics. Products and technologies may be at any stage of production, from basic concept to commercialized technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 188724

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Nonprofits and Businesses for Outstanding C...

Deadline 09/04/20

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC nonprofits and businesses in eligible locations to recognize outstanding collaborative work. Priority will be given to partnerships that were formed to support Coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery efforts. Nominees should be based in D.C. or within one of the following jurisdicti...

GrantWatch ID#: 181951

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Mathematician for Significant Contributions to Math...

Deadline 09/15/20

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International mathematician or group of mathematicians to recognize significant contributions in math education. Nominations should include a description of the noteworthy contributions made by the nominee and evidence of the impact these contributions have made on the teaching and lear...

GrantWatch ID#: 160647
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Award to USA or Caanda Higher Education Mathematics Department to Recognize an Outstanding P...

Deadline 09/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA or Canada higher education mathematical sciences department in recognition of an outstanding program. Nominations are considered for a broad range of programs that add value to the mathematics community, either internally, or in relation to society at large.

GrantWatch ID#: 160648
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Awards to USA K-12 Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in Schools

Deadline 09/18/20

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA educators, administrators, and school staff members to recognize outstanding positive impact on the lives of students. Nominations are accepted for K-12 educators and employees in public, charter, and private schools. The purpose of the program is to honor teachers and staff who exemplify ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015

Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Teachers to Enhance English Language Education

Deadline 09/19/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 English language arts teachers to support research projects that enhance the quality of education in the field. Proposals must address a specific question or problem to be studied and provide a clear timeline for execution.

GrantWatch ID#: 160645
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Award to a USA Researcher for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Biomedicine

Deadline 10/02/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174899
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Awards to USA Female Superintendents and School Administrators to Recognize Outstanding Lead...

Deadline 10/09/20

Awards of $1,000 to USA women to acknowledge outstanding leadership in the field of education. Awards will honor female education professionals that positively impact the lives of students. Nominations and applications are accepted for the following three award categories:

GrantWatch ID#: 159056
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for a Significant Breakthrough in Cancer ...

Deadline 10/15/20

Award of $30,000 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
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Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction of Cla...

Deadline 10/15/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of Cla...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Opportunity for USA Teen Artists to Receive Recognition and Support in a Range of Artistic D...

Deadline 10/16/20

Opportunity for USA young artists between the ages of 15 and 18 to earn up to $10,000 and receive recognition and support in performing, visual, or literary arts. In addition to the cash awards, artists will obtain training and mentorship, national recognition, and nominations for additional award programs.

GrantWatch ID#: 157814
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174734
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Awards to Recognize USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in Teaching Students about Civic Respons...

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to recognize USA K-12 teachers to recognize excellence and dedication in teaching students topics related to civic responsibility. Eligible candidates are those that conduct activities that educate students about beliefs and values that are essential to democracy. One elementary school, middle school, and high schoo...

GrantWatch ID#: 179165
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize General and Coronavirus-Re...

Deadline 10/31/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 189622
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Awards to USA Individuals for Encouraging Underrepresented Students to Pursue Science and En...

Deadline 11/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 155138
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

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

Deadline 11/15/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

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

Deadline 11/19/20

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

GrantWatch ID#: 159515