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Mississippi Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students:  47 Awards Grants for Mississippi.


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 01/28/19

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International architects, urban planners, engineers, landscape architects, designers, and students for designing an energy efficient recreation center on a California university campus. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher for Outstanding Science Instruction

Deadline 12/17/18

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 science teacher for positively impacting his or her school, community, and students through outstanding classroom education. Special projects may be referred to in the nomination or application, but should not be the primary focus. The recipient and the two finalis...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Awards to USA and Canada Middle and High Schools for Outstanding Science Lab Instruction

Deadline 02/04/19

Awards to USA and Canada middle and high schools to recognize innovative science education programs for students in grades 6-12. The purpose of this program is to support outstanding approaches in science lab instruction that utilize limited laboratory and school resources. This program also seeks to raise awareness and ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 156676

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Develop Innovative Epilepsy Therapie...

Deadline 12/14/18

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for the development of innovative technologies, therapies, or products to treat people with epilepsy. The award will support the development and commercialization of the winner’s product. Examples of concepts eligible for awards include: -Drug or device treatment t...

GrantWatch ID#: 177383

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Fie...

Deadline 12/15/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to the field of neuroscience. Nominators must be individuals associated with universities, hospitals, medicals schools, or research institutes, and have a background in neuroscience. The recipient of the Scolnick Prize will present a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175244

Grants and Awards to USA Authors, Translators, Agents, and Publishers for Translation of Fre...

Deadline 12/15/18

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

Awards to USA Muslim-American Young Adults to Recognize Outstanding Artistic Expression in O...

Deadline 12/15/18

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

Award to a USA Active Police Officer to Recognize Advocacy Efforts for the Safety of Police C...

Deadline 12/15/18

Award of $2,500 to a USA active police officer working to promote community kinship and police canine safety awareness in their local neighborhoods. Nominees should work to positively change the lives of canines in the community, promote nonviolent resolutions to community animal complaints, and work to reunite lost dogs. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184171

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Leadership in Promoting Muse...

Deadline 12/16/18

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional leadership in promoting the capacity and educational responsibility of museums. Eligible applicants may be curators, museum directors, exhibit designers, researchers, school administrators, government officials, foundation staff, corporations, or training ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161380

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Outstanding and Innovative Agricultural S...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award valued at up to $3,500 to USA, territories, or Canada K-12 teacher to recognize excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education. Applicants must have incorporated innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum. The awardee will receive a $2,500 grant for...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Award and In-Kind Support to a USA High School Teacher for Contributions to Biotechnology Ed...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award valued at up to $3,500 to a USA high school teacher to acknowledge his or her outstanding contributions to making biotechnology education accessible in a classroom setting. The award consists a $2,500 certificate for Bio-Rad products and up to $1,000 in expenses to attend the NSTA National Conference on Science Educa...

GrantWatch ID#: 156683

Awards to USA and Canada Schools, Teachers, Students, Companies and Community Leaders for En...

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards of $10,000 to USA, territories, and Canada schools, teachers, students, youth groups, companies, and community leaders for exceptional work in preserving the environment. Nominees should be working at a fundamental, grassroots level. Applicants should demonstrate that they have worked to make a difference in protect...

GrantWatch ID#: 171376

Award to a USA Nonprofit or Agency for Outstanding Disaster Preparedness Efforts

Deadline 12/17/18

Award to a USA nonprofit organization or government agency to recognize outstanding efforts in promoting resilient communities. The purpose of this award is to promote awareness of disaster preparedness and to encourage discussions on strengthening community response and recovery actions following major disasters and event...

GrantWatch ID#: 177151

Award to a USA or Canada K-12 Public School Teacher to Honor Excellence in Engineering Educa...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award totaling $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 public school teacher of science or technology to recognize outstanding engineering-related classroom instruction. The award was designed to demonstrate the importance of teaching students the skills used by engineers in the field, as well as having high-quality ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182391

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Minority Urban Science Teachers for Professional Development O...

Deadline 12/17/18

Awards of $1,800 to USA and territories, and Canada K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. Funding is intended to increase the talent pool for diverse science teachers in order to be more prepared for future workforce challenges. This award prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392

Award to a USA or Canada Female Student in Grades 5-8 to Honor Exceptional Involvement in Sc...

Deadline 12/17/18

Award of $1,000 to a USA and territories or Canada female student in grades 5 through 8 for outstanding involvement in STEM. A strong passion for science is the main criteria for selection of the recipient. Additional criteria for judging include: evidence that the student’s interest in STEM has impacted others, evidence...

GrantWatch ID#: 184710

Awards to USA Jewish Youth for Outstanding Leadership in Volunteer Service

Deadline 12/18/18

Awards of $36,000 to USA Jewish teenagers for outstanding leadership in community service. Awards will recognize teens who have demonstrated initiative in the creation of new projects or the expansion of existing projects that embody the concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world). The Diller Family Foundation knows th...

GrantWatch ID#: 177330
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Buil...

Deadline 12/20/18

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 may include, but are not limited to, public official...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781
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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
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/31/18

Awards with an honorarium of $3,000 to a USA author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in the creation of children’s books. Nominations are invited on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Awards to USA Teachers and Professors for Notable Contributions to the Lives of Students

Deadline 12/31/18

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

Grants to USA Nonprofits that Use Pickup Trucks to Better Their Community

Deadline 12/31/18

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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Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Summer Training and...

Deadline 12/31/18

Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals for summer training, enrichment programs, and research related to STEM topics. Funding is intended to further the educational development and pursuits of the recipients, and to discover talented new STEM scholars across the globe. Examples of approved...

GrantWatch ID#: 184705
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Professional for Leadership in Jewish Philant...

Deadline 01/08/19

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
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Awards to USA Businesses and Individuals to Recognize Achievements in Operating or Supportin...

Deadline 01/09/19

Awards to USA and territories small businesses, entrepreneurs, community members, firms, and contractors to recognize outstanding achievements in operating or supporting small businesses. The purpose of this program is to recognize the role small businesses play in driving innovations, creating 21st-century jobs, and incre...

GrantWatch ID#: 178025

Awards to Mississippi K-12 Teachers and Administrators for Contributions to Public Education

Deadline 01/11/19

Awards to Mississippi K-12 classroom teachers and administrators to recognize outstanding contributions to public education. Districts are invited to nominate one teacher and one administrator for the state title. Consideration will be given to teachers that inspire students, are active in the community, and possess leader...

GrantWatch ID#: 179095

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

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $10,000 plus travel expenses 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 crite...

GrantWatch ID#: 165835

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Contributions to Information Literacy...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize outstanding contributions to the development, support, and advancement of information instruction and literacy. Nominations will be considered and awards issued based on any of the following factors: -Contributions to li...

GrantWatch ID#: 166583

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/19

Award of $1,000 and a $500 travel stipend to a USA, Canada, or International library to acknowledge contributions to the development and augmentation of information literacy instruction. The award is available to both academic and non-academic libraries. Preference will be given to low-cost creative and practical programs,...

GrantWatch ID#: 166586
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Jewish Leader Who Has Made a Global Impact

Deadline 01/15/19

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

Awards to USA Undergraduate Juniors and Seniors for Excellence in Essay Writing on the Theme...

Deadline 01/18/19

Awards ranging from $500 to $5,000 to USA undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities for excellence in essay writing on the theme of ethics. Essay topics may be about anything that explores an ethical problem, question, issue, or concern. Suggested Essay Topics: Articulate wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177575
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Post- Secondary Educators for Innovative Teaching

Deadline 01/20/19

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 Child Care Teachers to Recognize Excellent Instruction and to Foster Innovativ...

Deadline 01/21/19

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $2,000 to USA child care teachers to recognize excellence in providing quality care and for the implementation of projects that enhance classroom learning. Each award winner will receive $500 for the teacher's personal use and $500 to implement the child care project. Recipients will be ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177427
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Prizes to USA Journalists for Excellence in Investigative Storytelling and Commentary

Deadline 01/30/19

Prizes of $5,000 to USA journalists to recognize outstanding commentary or investigative journalism that serve the common good. Prize winners should exemplify extraordinary storytelling skill, reportorial excellence, and social justice impact. The contest is open to journalists and subjects globally, although work must hav...

GrantWatch ID#: 177619
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Grants to USA Individual Fellows for Mentored Epilepsy Research Projects

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants of $15,000 to USA individuals to support epilepsy research projects taking place during their fellowship training. The purpose of this program is to facilitate mentored research projects and training experience for the recipients. Applicants must be either accepted into an epilepsy fellowship program or be enrolled ...

GrantWatch ID#: 184892
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Awards to USA Public, School, and Academic Libraries to Recognize Excellence in Cultural or ...

Deadline 02/01/19

Awards of $5,000 to USA public, school, and academic libraries to recognize exemplary cultural or thematic library programming that addresses specific community needs, has a measurable impact, and involves active community planning and participation. An eligible cultural/thematic program is one that features the humanitie...

GrantWatch ID#: 160147
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Award to a USA K-12 Teacher to Acknowledge Excellence in Geoscience Education

Deadline 02/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 160694
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Opportunities for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in Entrepreneurship...

Deadline 02/05/19

Opportunities for USA, Canada, and International startups to participate in an accelerator program in Boston, Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Texas; Israel; Mexico; and Switzerland. Application to the competition is open only to early-stage startups, but they may be from any industry. Selected startups will take part in four-...

GrantWatch ID#: 179723
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Award to a USA K-12 Teacher in the Gulf Coast Area for Exemplary Teaching of Natural Resourc...

Deadline 02/15/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA K-12 teacher in the Gulf Coast area for outstanding contributions to earth science education. The selected teacher will be from a Gulf Coast state, including Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi or Texas. The award is intended to recognize excellence in teaching the science of natural resources...

GrantWatch ID#: 166886
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Significant Achievements in Wildlif...

Deadline 02/28/19

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals for noteworthy contributions to the field of animal conservation. This award program is intended to recognize and reward conservationists who have promoted the sustainability of an animal species or group of species with significant long-term scientific impact. The In...

GrantWatch ID#: 176761
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Awards to Mississippi For-Profits, Government Agencies, Youth Groups, and Schools for Beauti...

Deadline 03/15/19

Awards to Mississippi businesses, companies, associations, agencies, youth groups, and schools to recognize outstanding environmental stewardship and beautification efforts completed during the calendar year 2018. These awards recognize entities that have demonstrated achievements in the areas of beautification, recycling,...

GrantWatch ID#: 177837
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Awards to Mississippi Individuals to Recognize Outstanding Community Beautification Initiati...

Deadline 03/15/19

Awards to Mississippi individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental stewardship and community beautification. Candidates must demonstrate leadership in the areas of recycling and waste reduction, litter cleanup or prevention, or community improvement and beautification. These awards are designed to ho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177838
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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
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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
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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

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. Diverse in scope...

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