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


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 Students for Compelling Videos on the Effects of Pop...

Deadline 02/27/20

Awards ranging from $250 to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International students in grades 6 through 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: Sustaining Water Systems, Ensuring Economic Opportunities, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177778

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Parent Writers and Artists to Recognize Creative Ex...

Deadline 02/28/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International writers and artists who have a child under the age of 18 to recognize creative excellence. The program evaluates artistic merit based on the applicant’s portfolio. Requests will be accepted from visual artists in areas such as sculpture, illustration, photography, jewelr...

GrantWatch ID#: 175490

Award to a Maryland High School Student in an Eligible County to Recognize Outstanding Writing

Deadline 02/28/20

Award of $3,000 to a Maryland high school junior in an eligible county to recognize outstanding creative writing. The award is intended to acknowledge the writing achievements of a student in the high school graduating class of 2021 who plans to continue studying creative writing and pursue a career in the field. Students ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187793

Award to USA or Canada Individual for Contributions to High School Astronomy Education

Deadline 03/01/20

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 teaching and commitment to planetarium or classroom-based education, including the training of other educators.

GrantWatch ID#: 149963

Awards to USA Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise Educa...

Deadline 03/01/20

Awards of $7,500 and one award of $15,000 to recognize outstanding USA K-12 and college educators who have brought creativity and passion to their classrooms as they teach students about entrepreneurship and the free enterprise system. These awards will be given to teachers at the elementary, junior high school, high scho...

GrantWatch ID#: 177419

Awards to USA K-6 Teachers for Excellence in STEM and Computer Education

Deadline 03/01/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and territories teachers for outstanding STEM and computer science instruction in grades K-6. This award is intended to honor teachers who have both extensive content knowledge of the subjects that they teach and the ability to enable and motivate students to be successful in those areas.

GrantWatch ID#: 180026

Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Advance Educational D...

Deadline 03/01/20

Grants and Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to encourage education and research in STEM fields. Funding is intended to support the enrichment, research, mentorship, and educational development of emerging scientists, mathematicians, and engineers who do not have the support of traditional instituti...

GrantWatch ID#: 184705

Cash Prizes and In-Kind Services to USA Small Businesses

Deadline 03/02/20

Prizes and in-kind services to USA small businesses seeking cash resources and printing services. Eligible contest entrants are small businesses with 99 or fewer employees that have been selling a product or service for a minimum of six months. Finalists will be determined according to votes. Businesses may direct their fa...

GrantWatch ID#: 180441

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Nonprofit Executives in Eligible Regions for...

Deadline 03/05/20

Awards to Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia nonprofit organization executives in eligible regions for professional development. Awards are intended for professional development programs that will enhance the awardee's skill set, including creative thinking, strategy, leadership, and management. Nonprofit organizations...

GrantWatch ID#: 188132

Award to a USA or Canada Fire Safety Teacher to Recognize Leadership and Community Safety Im...

Deadline 03/06/20

Award to a USA or Canada fire safety teacher to recognize leadership and community safety improvement efforts. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals working for local fire departments and marshall's offices. Nominees should demonstrate excellence and innovation, reaching out to the community with NFPA materials ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178600

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC HR Leaders in the DC Area to Honor Outstand...

Deadline 03/06/20

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC individuals in the Washington, DC area to honor leaders in the human resources field. Eligible candidates for these awards are established leaders in the field that demonstrate outstanding performance and a strong record of innovation.

GrantWatch ID#: 184648

Award to a USA or Canada Library to Recognize Outstanding Service to the Community

Deadline 03/10/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA or Canada library to recognize outstanding service to the community. The award will honor a library that demonstrates innovative and creative development of community programs or a marked increase in library usage, service to the community, and leadership in creating programs that can be emulated ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178593
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Awards to USA Music Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Music Education

Deadline 03/15/20

Awards to USA K-12 and college music teachers to recognize their outstanding commitment to music education and their positive impact on their students. Nominations may be submitted by teachers, students, parents, community members, administrators, and other individuals.

GrantWatch ID#: 158180
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Awards to Recognize USA High School Teachers for Law-Related Educational Programs

Deadline 03/15/20

Awards of $3,000 to honor and recognize USA teachers in private and public high schools for their meaningful contributions in the area of law-related education. Three awards will be presented to eligible teachers who have developed educational high-school level programs.

GrantWatch ID#: 180153
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Awards to Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC Veterans to Honor Exemplary Business Practic...

Deadline 03/27/20

Awards to Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC veterans and a veteran-owned business to recognize exemplary leadership in business. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge military veterans and companies that are owned by veterans for their commercial practices, leadership, and their support of fellow veterans. Hon...

GrantWatch ID#: 185281

Awards to Maryland Individuals and Companies to Recognize Contributions to the Technology In...

Deadline 03/27/20

Awards to Maryland individuals and companies to recognize those who are improving and contributing to the technology industry in the greater Baltimore area. The purpose of the award program is to honor companies and individuals for advocacy or leadership in advancing, assisting, and accelerating the achievements of the tec...

GrantWatch ID#: 187302
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Libraries and Organizations to Recognize Excellence...

Deadline 03/28/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International libraries and associated groups to recognize an outstanding public relations or strategic communication program. Eligible programs include year-long centennial celebrations, summer literacy programs, awareness campaigns, innovative community partnerships, or fundraising for a new co...

GrantWatch ID#: 179527
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Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC Young Professionals in Eligible Regions to ...

Deadline 03/30/20

Awards to Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC young professionals in eligible regions to recognize outstanding leadership. Awards are available to leaders for tangible achievements in business and the community. Nominees must be established business leaders with a strong record of innovation in their fields, outstanding ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179229
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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to recognize USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students. 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 participate...

GrantWatch ID#: 150599
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Awards to USA Organization Founders Ages 50 and Over to Recognize Positive Change and Signifi...

Deadline 03/31/20

Awards of $5,000 and $50,000 to USA and territories individual nonprofit founders ages 50 and older to recognize efforts to create positive social change and impact. The award is intended to acknowledge organizational leaders who use their life experiences to make a difference. Applicants must have started the work at age ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180642
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Prizes to USA PreK-12 Schools for Creative Repurposing of Milk and Juice Cartons in School G...

Deadline 04/01/20

Prizes to USA PreK-12 schools for imaginative use of repurposed juice and milk cartons in creating or enhancing a school garden. Some of the prizes will be awarded specifically in the categories of creative arts, health and nutrition, STEM, and environmental stewardship.

GrantWatch ID#: 178027
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Excellence in Optometric Ed...

Deadline 04/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to optometric education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators demonstrating consistent and ongoing excellence within the field or contributions to the field’s advancement.

GrantWatch ID#: 179608
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Award to a USA Nonprofit Collaboration for a Significant Contribution to Society

Deadline 04/01/20

Award to a USA nonprofit organization for collaborating on a project that has made a significant impact in promoting each organization's cause and society as a whole. Funding is intended to recognize contributions that have been made to society by partnerships facilitated by nonprofit organizations with public, private, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 180126
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Fellowship to a USA Medical School Assistant Professor to Address Inequality in Healthcare or...

Deadline 04/03/20

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
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Awards to USA Financial Advisors to Recognize Positive Charitable Impacts on their Communit...

Deadline 04/03/20

Awards of $10,000, $40,000 and $50,000 to recognize USA financial advisors who 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 i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180222
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Award to a USA Korean-American Artist in Recognition of Outstanding Works of Art

Deadline 04/10/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA and territories individual artist of Korean descent to recognize excellence and promote advancement in the visual arts. The purpose of this award program is to further artistic achievement and endorse outstanding Korean-American artists. The awardee will exhibit artwork in a preselected cultural c...

GrantWatch ID#: 167754
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Awards to USA and Canada Youth for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Enviro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada youth, ages 8 to 18 years, to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities, the environment, and society. Awards are intended for recipients to continue their public service activity or can be applied to higher education costs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178282
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International students and professionals for designing an energy efficient library in a pre-selected location in California. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition is to promote net-zero energy building projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Awards to Greater Baltimore Area, Maryland Corporations and Nonprofits to Recognize Communit...

Deadline 04/17/20

Awards to Greater Baltimore Area, Maryland corporations and nonprofit organizations to recognize contributions to the community. Awards are intended for corporations that contribute money, leadership, resources, board participation, and volunteerism to local causes. Awards are also intended for nonprofits with a demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 187303
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Awards to USA Researchers to Foster the Development of Drugs to Cure, Treat, and Prevent Alzh...

Deadline 07/31/20 LOI Date: 04/20/20

Awards to USA faculty members at IHEs or research centers to support the development of drugs to cure, treat, and prevent Alzheimer's disease. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to provide drug development support and to help bridge the gap between basic di...

GrantWatch ID#: 182103
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Awards to USA School Libraries to Recognize Exemplary Programming

Deadline 05/04/20

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

Deadline 05/15/20

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
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Award to Recognize a USA Individual for Excellence in Marketing and Communications

Deadline 05/31/20

Award to a USA individual for outstanding marketing contributions at a nonprofit organization. The award is intended to honor an employee of a nonprofit organization that is involved with the marketing, communications, and branding of their organization. Award recipients will receive paid membership to the AMA, complimenta...

GrantWatch ID#: 180065
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Awards to Greater Baltimore Area Individuals to Recognize Exceptional Healthcare Employees

Deadline 06/26/20

Awards to Greater Baltimore area, Maryland individuals to recognize exceptional healthcare employees. Awards are intended for those improving local healthcare by going above the call of duty, making an impact on the community, and helping to develop the profession. Greater Baltimore includes Baltimore City as well as Anne ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187301
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Promoting Diversity in the Fields o...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding leadership in the promotion and participation of underrepresented groups in engineering and science fields and careers. This may include African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic men, women of all ethnic and racial groups, and peopl...

GrantWatch ID#: 171301
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 06/30/20

Awards of $200 to USA, Canada, and International high school students (in grades nine through twelve) who have demonstrated excellence in writing works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The panel will select one winner each in poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction categories. Claudia Ann Seaman award winners are...

GrantWatch ID#: 181066
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Grants to USA Veterans to Honor Their Service to the Country

Deadline 07/01/20

Grants of $500, $1,000, and $2,500 to USA military veterans to recognize their contribution and service to the country. Funding is intended to honor veterans and acknowledge their sacrifice on behalf of the country's security. Nominations are submitted in the form of an essay, and anyone can nominate a veteran of the U.S. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185340

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

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

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

Deadline 01/15/21

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
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Contributions to Psychological Science

Deadline 04/01/21

Awards of $1,000 to USA individuals to recognize service contributions to the field of psychological science. Areas of service may include one or many of the following: editing journals; serving on boards, committees, and various psychological associations; aiding in association governance; reviewing grant proposals; mento...

GrantWatch ID#: 158525
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Students to Develop Practical, Innovative Solu...

Deadline 05/01/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International students and teams of students ages 4-18 to participate in a competition to develop innovative solutions to global problems. The competition was designed to inspire youth from around the world to solve real-life problems using creativity, kindness, and collaboration. Finalists...

GrantWatch ID#: 180979
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Awards to USA Organizations, Programs, and Individuals for Efforts to Enhance the Justice Sy...

Deadline Ongoing

Awards of $10,000 to USA organizations, programs, and individuals to recognize outstanding efforts to enhance the legal and justice system. The purpose of this program is to honor and reward innovative programs that have made a positive impact and may serve as a model for future initiatives. The Foundation encourages i...

GrantWatch ID#: 154371
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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
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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