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Minnesota Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students:  73 Awards Grants for Minnesota.


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

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

Deadline 12/10/17

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 12/15/17

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 Educators for Promoting Technology and Computing for Women in High School

Deadline 11/27/17

Awards to USA, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands teachers and other educators for supporting female high school students’ passion for technology and computing. To qualify for this award, educators must endorse a high school woman by November 13 to be considered for the 2018 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing...

GrantWatch ID#: 162759

Awards to USA Organizations, Groups, and Individuals in Recognition of Outstanding Volunteer...

Deadline 11/30/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA organizations, groups, and individuals in recognition of volunteer projects that addressed needs in their local communities that occurred as part of a nationwide volunteer event on October 28, 2017. Cash awards are intended to help winning groups further their impact in their local community. M...

GrantWatch ID#: 164923

Award to a USA Individual for Outstanding Contributions to Health-Related Philanthropy

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual to recognize outstanding contributions within the field of health philanthropy. Nominations are invited on behalf of philanthropic trustees, donors, and staff members who demonstrate innovation, leadership, boldness, creativity, and achievement. First presented by Grantmakers In Heal...

GrantWatch ID#: 145225

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian or Library Employee to Attend a Professio...

Deadline 12/01/17

Grant of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional development conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archive preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Confer...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in Teaching Psychology

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International psychologist to recognize their significant contributions to the field of psychology, while also demonstrating achievement related to the teaching of psychology. Nominees should demonstrate outstanding performance in professional development and classroom teaching. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521

Opportunity for USA Student Teams to Participate in an Aerospace Design Competition

Deadline 12/01/17

Prizes to USA student teams that are sponsored by schools, nonprofits, and youth organizations for successfully competing in an aerospace STEM competition. Teams may be comprised of students enrolled in grades 7-12. Competing teams will design innovative rockets to be presented at an aerospace demonstration. The purpos...

GrantWatch ID#: 159787

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in Enhanci...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian, employed by a nonprofit or institution of higher education, to acknowledge extraordinary work in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have greatly contributed to the improvement of library management, library automation, or library res...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Social Change Issues

Deadline 12/01/17

Prizes of $1,500 and one prize of $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize exceptional research on social change issues in any related field. Research that has been completed within the last two years and has been published or is intended for publication in a peer-reviewed journal may be submitted...

GrantWatch ID#: 160540

Award to a USA Teacher for Exceptional Contributions to American History Education

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA precollegiate teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to American history education. Nominees for this award have undertaken activities to promote the intellectual development of other teachers or students. Successful candidates will demonstrate exceptional ability in one or more of the following kind...

GrantWatch ID#: 161714

Award to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Individual for an Exceptional History Project or Exh...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA nonprofit, for-profit, group, or individual to recognize an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, exhibits, written works, and public programming completed within the last t...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to the Field of Economi...

Deadline 12/01/17

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. This prize seeks to recognize an individual who has made a significant impact in the field through new knowledge or the development of important new modes of analysis. The recipient of the 2018 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163156

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize Achievement in the Field o...

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to acknowledge contributions to the field of mathematics. These awards are open to individuals with careers of outstanding achievement in the field of mathematics as demonstrated by major contributions to new knowledge or the development of significant new modes of anal...

GrantWatch ID#: 163157

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Librarian for Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career librarian to recognize outstanding contributions through technical services and library collections. Nominations are invited on behalf of librarians who demonstrate outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions. Evidence of...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Award to a USA or Canadian Librarian for Extraordinary Achievements in the Fields of Catalog...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA or Canadian librarian to acknowledge extraordinary accomplishments in their profession. These achievements should take place within the fields of classification or cataloging. In addition to the commendation, a $2,000 scholarship is donated to the U.S. or Canadian library school of the winner's choice. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 174846

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Achievements in Library Development

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual member of the library profession for significant national or international achievements in academic or research librarianship or library development. This award recognizes and honors achievement in such areas as: - Service to the organized profession t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library Staff

Deadline 12/01/17

Awards of $3,000 recognize a USA community college, college, and university library for the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize librarians and library staff as they come together as a team to support the mission of their institution. Criteria for the award include: 1. Demonstrat...

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Outstanding Work in Instruction in Co...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge the outstanding work of an individual who has contributed to the enhancement of instruction in a higher education institution or research library. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a plaque. Nominees should have achie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174850

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian or Team for an Outstanding Infor...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian or academic project team to recognize an outstanding information literacy program or instruction project. Strong nominations demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity within the context of national trends.

GrantWatch ID#: 174851

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group for Outstanding Work in Preserv...

Deadline 12/01/17

Award of $1,250 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize and aid outstanding work in the field of preservation. Preservation work may take place in historical institutions, libraries, or archives. Nominees should demonstrate vision, endorse cooperation, and advocate for the preservation of publis...

GrantWatch ID#: 174890

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

Deadline 12/01/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to new paradigms of the Earth Sciences. The recipient of the award will deliver a public lecture and participate in other scholarly activities for ten weeks during the upcoming academic year at Northwestern University. These events w...

GrantWatch ID#: 182435

Award to a USA Public Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Knowledge of Books and Service to t...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $3,000 to a USA librarian working in a public library setting to recognize outstanding depth and range of knowledge about library materials. Eligible nominees are those that demonstrate an exceptional knowledge of fiction, nonfiction, reference materials and videos, and an excellent ability to share the knowledge ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144803

Award to a USA Public Library Executive to Recognize Innovative Accomplishments in Library S...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA public library director to recognize outstanding and innovative career achievements in implementing change and taking risks. The award criteria will cover the last seven year period of accomplishments and successes in serving community residents. The Charlie Robinson Award honors a public libra...

GrantWatch ID#: 144804

Award to a USA Library in a Rural Area to Recognize Outstanding Service to the Community

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA library in a rural area to recognize outstanding service to a community that has a below average income level. The award may be given for a specific program that achieved specific results or for an overall service program. The award honors a public library for all or any of the following: - Un...

GrantWatch ID#: 144805

Award to a USA Public Library, Trustee, or Staff Member for Outstanding Commitment to Intell...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $1,500 to a USA public library, library trustee, or staff member for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights. The award may recognize diverse library collections, public programs that on controversial issues, or access to library materials and service for chil...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, for Leadership, Volunteerism, and Character

Deadline 12/04/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA youth military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize exceptional volunteerism, scholarship, extracurricular involvement, and character in the face of a challenging military family life. In addition to the cash prize, awardees will also receive a laptop computer and other donated gifts and will be...

GrantWatch ID#: 176359

Award to a USA or Canada Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding Service to the...

Deadline 12/04/17

Award of $2,000 to a USA or Canada public library to recognize an outstanding program, service, or activity that serves the public in an innovative, cutting-edge way. The winning program will have had a measurable impact on the library's patrons. Proposals will be judged on the following: - Collaborative efforts of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 176535
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Awards to Minnesota Teachers and Administrators to Recognize Excellence in Teaching and Inspir...

Deadline 01/19/18 LOI Date: 12/08/17

Awards of $1,500 and awards of $15,000 to Minnesota teachers and school administrators to recognize excellence and commitment to student academic success. The deadline to nominate is December 8, 2017. Funding is intended to bring recognition to the often "unsung heroes" who meet the challenges of teaching in a variety of s...

GrantWatch ID#: 144144
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Awards to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Youth Programs for Gardening Activities for Children ...

Deadline 12/08/17

Awards ranging in value between $500 to $750 to USA nonprofits, schools, and youth programs for gardening activities for children and youth. These awards are designed to support school and youth programs that educate students about gardening and enhance the quality of life for youth and their communities. Eligible progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 177181

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers for Outstanding Agricultural Science Teaching

Deadline 12/10/17

Awards of $2,500 to USA, Territories, and Canada K-12 teachers for 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 also receive paid travel expenses to attend a pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680

Award to a USA or Canada Individual or Organization for Excellence in Promoting Science Appr...

Deadline 12/10/17

Award of up to $2,500 to a USA, territories, or Canada organization for promoting public appreciation of and interest in science. Funding will be used to attend a conference at which the awardee will receive the honor. The primary criteria used for judging is the applicant's excellence of contribution. Other criteria incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 156681

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

Deadline 12/10/17

Award of $1,000 and an in-kind prize valued at $750 to USA high school teachers to acknowledge their outstanding contributions to making biotechnology education accessible in a classroom setting. Award money will be used to cover expenses to attend a national conference. In addition, the awardee will receive $750 in Bio-Ra...

GrantWatch ID#: 156683

Award to a USA or Canada Informal Educator for Contributions to Aerospace Education

Deadline 12/10/17

Award totaling up to $5,000 to a USA, Territories, or Canada informal educator in settings such as science centers, museums, and government programs for outstanding contributions to aerospace education. Recipients will receive a cash award of $3,000 as well as up to $2,000 to attend the NSTA National Conference on Scie...

GrantWatch ID#: 156691
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Promoting Museum Educa...

Deadline 12/10/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional leadership in promoting the capacity and educational responsibility of museums. Eligible candidates may not be actively involved with museum education. Eligible applicants may be curators, museum directors, exhibit designers, researchers, school administr...

GrantWatch ID#: 161380

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

Deadline 12/10/17

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 or Canada K-12 Public School Teacher for Accomplishment in Teaching Engineeri...

Deadline 12/10/17

Award totaling $10,000 to a USA, Territories, or Canada K-12 public school teacher of science or technology for outstanding accomplishment in engineering education. Funding is intended to demonstrate the importance of teaching students the skills used by engineers in the field, as well as having high-quality engineering in...

GrantWatch ID#: 182391

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

Deadline 12/10/17

Awards of $1,800 to USA, Territories, and Canada K-12 minority science educators in urban areas for professional development opportunities. Funding is intended to increase the talent pool for diverse science teachers in order to be more prepared for future workforce challenges. This award provides support to outstandin...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392

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

Deadline 12/11/17

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

Awards to USA Student Teams that Apply STEM Lessons to Solve Real Community Problems

Deadline 02/28/18 LOI Date: 12/13/17

Awards of up to $5,000 to USA and Territories teams of three to four sixth through ninth grade students for projects that use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to solve real problems in their communities. Through this program, student teams, along with their advisor (i.e., a parent, teacher, coach, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164406
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global Issues

Deadline 12/14/17

Prizes ranging from $250 to $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International groups of two to three students ages 13-24 to come up with innovative solutions to global issues, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and write a one-minute commercial storyboard and script describing their solution. This opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Literacy Councils for Outstanding Community Engagem...

Deadline 04/15/18 LOI Date: 12/15/17

Awards to USA, Canada, and International literacy councils for outstanding achievement in the areas of community engagement, teacher empowerment, and public awareness. An Intent to Participate is due December 15, 2017. The awards are intended to promote education and fight illiteracy in local communities. One award wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 157055
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Award to a USA Scholastic Journalism Teacher, Advisor, or Group to Recognize Commitment to C...

Deadline 12/15/17

Award to a USA scholastic journalism teacher, student, media advisor, or scholastic journalism group with a demonstrated commitment to cultural awareness and encouraging a multicultural approach with their student media staff, media production, and/or community. The honoree must be in the forefront in promoting diversity ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159744
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Awards to USA High Schools That Support The First Amendment Through Their Student Media

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards to USA high schools in recognition of their efforts to actively support and promote the First Amendment through their student media. This award focuses on the freedom of the press. The funding source encourages schools with student media policies categorizing those media as forums for student expression or open fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 159745

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for the Outstanding Care of Historic Collections and Sit...

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit museums, libraries, and other organizations to recognize outstanding commitment to the care of collections and historic sites or structures. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections care within a context of a broader mission, which may include research, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161163
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Awards to USA Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustrating Children'...

Deadline 12/15/17

Awards with an honorarium of $1,000 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, an...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

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

Deadline 12/15/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to advancing 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 is required to presents a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175244
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Award to a USA Nonprofit or Agency for Outstanding Disaster Preparedness Efforts

Deadline 12/15/17

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 foster discussions on strengthening community response following major disasters and events. Applicants' initi...

GrantWatch ID#: 177151
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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
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