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California Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students:  36 Awards Grants for California.


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

Deadline 01/10/18

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International architects, urban planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, and students for successfully designing an energy efficient educational and visitor center located in Tiburon, California. The purpose of this competition is to demonstrate and promote net-zero energy building p...

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Prize to USA, Canada, and International University Student Teams for Groundbreaking Energy I...

Deadline 12/23/17

Prize to USA, Canada, and International teams of college and university students for innovative ideas to harness energy in new ways. Eligible ideas are those that strive to transform the lives of large numbers of people and change the world. Teams must listen to existing needs, design scalable business models, and execute ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163667

Awards to USA Teachers and Professors for Notable Contributions to the Lives of Students

Deadline 12/31/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA teachers and professors who have made a significant positive impact on the lives of their students. Nominations are invited from the general public on behalf of K-12 teachers and college professors who have inspired them and helped them grow to become who they are today. About the Award: T...

GrantWatch ID#: 177611

Awards to USA School Libraries for Outstanding Literacy Programs that Motivate Students and ...

Deadline 01/01/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA school libraries to recognize outstanding programs that empower staff and students to use ideas and information effectively. Eligible programs are those have a connection to the school curriculum. The purpose of the award is to recognize programs that meet the needs of the changing school and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 176903
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Professional for Leadership in Jewish Philant...

Deadline 01/03/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International young professional to recognize outstanding leadership in Jewish philanthropy. Nominations are invited on behalf of foundation professionals ages 40 and under. The cash award may be used for professional development or charitable contributions. The award was created an...

GrantWatch ID#: 178631

Award to a USA Library or Library System for Outstanding Service Within the Labor Community

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA library to acknowledge outstanding efforts to engage the labor community and bring awareness to the contribution and history of the labor movement’s role in developing the United States. Qualifying efforts include outreach projects targeting local labor unions; significant expansion or establishment of spe...

GrantWatch ID#: 174852

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Extraordinary Contributions to Refer...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to reference librarianship. Eligible contributions may involve a constructive and imaginative program in a library; inspirational and creative teaching; authoring significant articles or books in the reference field; active...

GrantWatch ID#: 176026

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, Group, or Organization for Reviewing Bo...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, editor, group, organization, or review medium for extraordinary work in reviewing books or other media for libraries. Winners of this award will receive a citation. Nominees will be selected based on at least one, and preferably more than one, of the following criter...

GrantWatch ID#: 176027

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Contributions to Adult Se...

Deadline 01/05/18

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for extraordinary contributions to adult services at the library. Contributions will be evaluated based on factors such as demonstrated leadership, publications, the measurable effectiveness of programs, influence on others, and creative and innovative concepts....

GrantWatch ID#: 176050

Awards to USA Jewish Youth to Recognize Outstanding Leadership in Volunteer Service

Deadline 01/08/18

Awards of $36,000 to USA Jewish teenagers (ages 13-19) to recognize outstanding leadership in community service. The award will focus on the candidate’s work with regards to a single volunteer project. This program does not require the project to be targeted at the Jewish community. The deadline to submit a nomination is...

GrantWatch ID#: 177330
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Award to a USA Paralibrarian for Contributions to the Library Profession

Deadline 01/09/18

Award of $1,500 to a USA paralibrarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the library profession. This award highlights the essential role of paralibrarians in promoting excellence in library service. Special emphasis is placed on the winner’s demonstrated efforts to further the role of paralibrarians in the libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177671
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for Environmental and Sustainability Rese...

Deadline 01/10/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual scientist or team of scientists to recognize outstanding research contributions to environmental sustainability. Nominations are accepted for scientists specializing in a broad range of disciplines relating to the environment and sustainability. Nominee's research should ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177460
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/12/18

Award to recognize a USA, Canada, or International individual Jewish leader under the age of 50 who has made a significant, tangible, and positive global impact. Individuals may be nominated for achievements in any field, including the environment, genetics, medical education, public education, humanitarian relief, human r...

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Award to a USA K-12 Teacher to Acknowledge Excellence in Geoscience Education

Deadline 01/15/18

Award of $6,000 to a USA K-12 teacher to recognize exceptional leadership in geoscience education. Teachers eligible for nomination should have three years of full-time teaching experience and be currently teaching at least one unit per year on natural resources. Teachers who include subjects relevant to energy resource d...

GrantWatch ID#: 160694

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Undergraduate Educator in Computer Science or Engine...

Deadline 01/15/18

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International professor of computing education at an undergraduate IHE for excellence in teaching. Preference will be given to educators who have been teaching for ten years or less. Nominees will be evaluated based on meeting one or more of the following criteria: - Advancing n...

GrantWatch ID#: 165835
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the support, advancement, and development of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors: -Contributions to library literature on topics related t...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Awards to USA Libraries to Acknowledge Contributions to Information Literacy Instruction

Deadline 01/15/18

Awards of $1,000 and $500 travel stipends to USA libraries to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The awards are available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be shown for low-cost creative and practical programs (rather than scholarshi...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California

Deadline 01/31/18

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history, and its future. The prize of $500 and an engraved plaque are presented to the rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174844
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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

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

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

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
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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 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

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