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76 Iowa Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students

76 Awards Grants for Iowa

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 Individuals to Recognize Outstanding and Creative W...

Deadline 10/31/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize outstanding and creative work in social justice and change. Awards are intended for innovators who have identified a particular need, created a systemic solution for it, and have made a significant impac...

GrantWatch ID#: 174178

Awards and In-Kind Support to USA K-12 Teachers to Recognize Excellence in Teaching Students...

Deadline 10/31/21

Awards of $3,000 and in-kind support to 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 e...

GrantWatch ID#: 179165

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Group to Recognize Humanitarian Effor...

Deadline 10/31/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group to recognize humanitarian efforts. The award is intended to honor the exceptional impact that the nominees' actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversit...

GrantWatch ID#: 189622

Awards to USA School Districts to Recognize Efforts to Promote Equity in Education

Deadline 11/01/21

Awards to USA and US Virgin Islands school districts to recognize efforts to promote equity in education. The purpose of this program is to honor school districts that help underserved and vulnerable children succeed by removing barriers to achievement. Nominations are...

GrantWatch ID#: 146317

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Sustainable and Affordable C...

Deadline 11/01/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual or team to recognize environmentally friendly chemistry innovation. Consideration will be given to discoveries that lead the way for sustainable manufacturing processes or products at a cost less than or com...

GrantWatch ID#: 155107

Awards to USA Individuals for Encouraging Underrepresented Students to Pursue Science and En...

Deadline 11/01/21

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 in...

GrantWatch ID#: 155138

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

Deadline 11/01/21

Award to a USA precollegiate teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to American history education. Nominees for this award have undertaken activities to advance the intellectual development of other teachers or students. Successful candidates will demonstrate e...

GrantWatch ID#: 161714

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/21

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 t...

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

Awards to USA and Canada K-12 Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Classroom Instruction in Cla...

Deadline 11/01/21

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction in classical studies. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Awards to USA Libraries and Museums for Outstanding Contributions to Local Communities

Deadline 11/01/21

Awards to USA and territories libraries and museums for outstanding community contributions. The purpose of the awards program is to honor institutions that demonstrate innovative and exemplary approaches to serving local communities. Museums and libraries of all sizes...

GrantWatch ID#: 182179

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Medical Research

Deadline 11/01/21

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual for exceptional contributions to the field of medical science. The program recognizes individuals whose work displays long-term significance. The selected applicant will be required to engage in academic activities i...

GrantWatch ID#: 182436

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Photographers for Outstanding Work Addressing Corru...

Deadline 11/01/21

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International photographers for outstanding work addressing corruption and human rights. The prize intended for a photograph that addresses leadership and courage in combating corruption, especially through promoting accountability, transpare...

GrantWatch ID#: 196467

Opportunity for USA 6-12th Grade Teachers to Participate in a Competition to Engage Students...

Deadline 01/27/22 LOI Date: 11/08/21

Opportunity for USA public school teachers of grades 6-12 to participate in a contest to engage students in STEM-related projects. Eligible projects address community issues and give students the opportunity to gain experience and build critical thinking skills. Winner...

GrantWatch ID#: 161778

Awards to USA High School Seniors of Hispanic Origin for Academic Excellence and Community S...

Deadline 11/14/21

Awards of $1,000 to USA and territories Hispanic high school seniors for academic excellence and community service. Funds may be used for higher education expenses or community service projects. Current categories include, but are not limited to: education, business an...

GrantWatch ID#: 162756

Awards to USA and Canada Doctoral Students for Research and Writing on Architecture and Soci...

Deadline 11/15/21

An award of up to $15,000 and an award of up to $20,000 to doctoral students enrolled in graduate programs at USA and Canada schools for dissertation research and writing on architecture topics. Funding may be used to support students enrolled in art history, architect...

GrantWatch ID#: 159992
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Global Opportunity for Children to Participate in a Contest that Fosters Creativity and Entr...

Deadline 11/15/21

Opportunity for children around the world to participate in a contest that fosters creativity and entrepreneurship. Children ranging in ages from PreK to 12th grade may create their own invention, in or outside of school, to solve a problem in their community, school, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 167042

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

Deadline 11/15/21

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

Awards to USA and Puerto Rico Young Faculty Members for Contributions to Science and Enginee...

Deadline 11/17/21

Awards to USA and Puerto Rico young scientists and engineers with faculty status at qualifying institutions to recognize past accomplishments and career potential. Nominations are invited on behalf of promising researchers in the following three categories: chemistry, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 148884

Competition for USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Nonprofits, and For-Profits to De...

Deadline 11/23/21

Competition for USA, Canada, and International individuals, companies, clubs, schools, universities, organizations, and nonprofits for sustainable projects that demonstrate achievable solutions to environmental issues. Award categories are Fire, Water, Air, Earth, Yout...

GrantWatch ID#: 164782
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Awards to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Recognize Outstanding Programs Addressing the...

Deadline 11/30/21

Awards to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to recognize outstanding programs addressing environmental, mobility, and traffic safety efforts in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Programs supporting marginalized communities will ...

GrantWatch ID#: 199175
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Clinical Psychologist to Recognize Early-Career Acc...

Deadline 12/01/21

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 contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 159515
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in the Teaching of Psyc...

Deadline 12/01/21

Award of $4,000 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 p...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521

Opportunity for USA Middle and High School Student Teams to Participate in an Aerospace Desi...

Deadline 12/01/21

Opportunity for USA student teams to win prizes in a hands-on aerospace design competition. Teams may be comprised of students enrolled in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by schools, nonprofit organizations, and educational youth organizations. Competing teams w...

GrantWatch ID#: 159787

Awards to USA College English Teachers in Recognition of Outstanding Language Learning Progr...

Deadline 12/01/21

Awards to USA English teachers at two-year colleges to recognize and promote educational programs that improve language learning for students of diverse backgrounds and interests. The award program honors teachers for outstanding initiatives that help students achieve ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628

Award to USA or Canada Organizations, Businesses, or Individuals for an Exceptional History ...

Deadline 12/01/21

Awards to USA or Canada organizations, businesses, groups, or individuals in recognition of 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, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017
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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Contributions to the Field of Economi...

Deadline 12/01/21

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. The program recognizes an individual for significant achievements in the field through the development of new modes of analysis or new knowledg...

GrantWatch ID#: 163156
NEW

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Achievement in the Field of...

Deadline 12/01/21

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual to acknowledge exceptional contributions to the field of mathematics. The program recognizes an individual for significant achievements in the field through the development of critical new modes of analysis or new kno...

GrantWatch ID#: 163157
NEW

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, to Recognize Exceptional Accomplishments

Deadline 12/01/21

Awards of $10,000 to USA young military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize their exceptional ability to succeed despite the challenges of military family life. One award will be given to a young nominee who has devised an original and bold solution to address a lo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176359
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Awards to Iowa Nonprofits, Schools, Businesses, and Individuals for Outstanding Environmenta...

Deadline 12/01/21

Awards to Iowa nonprofit organizations, schools, businesses, and individuals for outstanding contributions to the field of environmental education. Awardees have developed and implemented programming to promote increased understanding of the state's cultural and natura...

GrantWatch ID#: 177449
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Awards to USA Individuals Working to Make Academic Fields and Campuses More Inclusive

Deadline 12/01/21

Awards of $17,500 to USA assistant professors in social sciences and humanities fields who are pursuing tenure. Funding is intended to support individuals who work towards making IHE campuses more inclusive for underrepresented scholars and students. The purpose of thi...

GrantWatch ID#: 197975

Award to a USA Individual to Recognize Outstanding Charitable Efforts in Human Health

Deadline 12/03/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual to recognize outstanding efforts in philanthropy related to the field of human health. The award is designed to honor individuals who demonstrate innovation, leadership, boldness, creativity, and achievement. Achievements may be in a...

GrantWatch ID#: 145225
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Award to a USA Individual to Recognize Work in Health Advocacy and Social Change

Deadline 12/03/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual to honor activities, progress, and leadership that support social change in the area of health. Funding is intended to recognize an individual whose work in the public or nonprofit sector has made a significant impact on the field of...

GrantWatch ID#: 191906
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Awards to USA Investigators for Projects Related to Technology and Neuroscience

Deadline 04/25/22 LOI Date: 12/06/21

Awards to USA investigators affiliated with qualified nonprofit institutions for projects related to technology and neuroscience. Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible applicants are those that hold faculty p...

GrantWatch ID#: 199071
NEW

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Ph.D. Students and Post-Docs for Training Related to...

Deadline 12/08/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for laboratory-based professional development opportunities. The award is intended to help applicants learn new research techniques and to promote innovative, creative, and multi-discip...

GrantWatch ID#: 192817

Grants and Awards to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals for Activi...

Deadline 12/13/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals for activities that advance breast cancer patient care. Funding is intended to support education, research, and community outreach. In addition, awards of $1,000 are offered to USA a...

GrantWatch ID#: 176962
NEW

Award to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 Science Teacher to Honor Outstanding and Innov...

Deadline 12/15/21

Award valued at $3,500 to a USA, Canada, or International K-12 science teacher to honor outstanding and innovative agricultural science teaching. Applicants must demonstrate that innovative hands-on activities in the field of agricultural science have been incorporated...

GrantWatch ID#: 156680
NEW

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Exceptional Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline 12/15/21

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to recognize exceptional commitment to the care of historic sites, structures, and collections. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collections preservation through research, interpretation, e...

GrantWatch ID#: 161163
NEW

Award to a USA Public High School Teacher to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to Teaching Th...

Deadline 12/15/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA public high school teacher to recognize outstanding dedication to teaching theater arts. In addition to the cash award, an additional $1,000 will be awarded to the recipient's school to enhance its high school theatre or drama program. The awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 162785
NEW

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

Deadline 12/15/21

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. Applications will be evalua...

GrantWatch ID#: 165835
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Fie...

Deadline 12/15/21

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

GrantWatch ID#: 175244
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scholar to Support the Publication of Humanities Bo...

Deadline 12/15/21

Award of up to $8,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scholar to support the publication of humanities-related literature. Funding is intended to subsidize books on pre-1700s European civilization, in the areas of Italian or French literature, cultural studies, thea...

GrantWatch ID#: 198321

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

Deadline 12/17/21

Award of $10,000 to a USA, territories, or Canada K-12 teacher for outstanding classroom science education. The award recipient will be honored for having positively impacted the school, community, and students through excellence in teaching. In addition, the awardee a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172654

Awards to USA K-12 Minority Science Teachers in Urban Areas for Professional Development Opp...

Deadline 12/17/21

Awards of $1,800 to USA and Territories K-12 minority science educators in urban areas to participate in a professional development learning opportunity. The purpose of the program is to expand the talent pool for science teachers in order to prepare for future workfor...

GrantWatch ID#: 182392
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Award to a USA Active Police Officer to Recognize Advocacy Efforts for the Safety of Police C...

Deadline 12/18/21

Award to a USA active police officer to honor efforts on behalf of the safety and welfare of police canines in local communities. The award program recognizes the efforts of police officers and police dispatchers in advocating for a better quality of life and higher st...

GrantWatch ID#: 184171

Awards to USA and Canada Individuals to Recognize Emerging Talent in Writing and Illustratin...

Deadline 12/31/21

Awards of $3,000 to a USA or Canada author and an illustrator to encourage and recognize emerging talent in children’s literature. Nominations are accepted on behalf of outstanding new illustrators and writers whose books portray the universal qualities of childhood,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Innovation in Land Development and P...

Deadline 12/31/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize significant contributions to the planning and development of the built environment. Nominees may come from any discipline and include, but are not limited to, public officials, developers, educators, auth...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781
NEW

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Ear...

Deadline 12/31/21

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions in the field of earth science. The program recognizes an individual for exceptional achievements in the field through the development of new modes of analysis or new know...

GrantWatch ID#: 182435
NEW

Awards to USA K-12 School Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in ...

Deadline 12/31/21

Awards to USA K-12 educators, administrators, and school staff members to recognize outstanding efforts to positively impact the lives of students. Nominations are accepted for educators and employees in public, charter, and private schools. The purpose of the program ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual Affiliated with a Nonprofit Institution ...

Deadline 12/31/21

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual affiliated with a nonprofit charitable, educational, or scientific institution, or governmental entity in recognition of an exceptional dissertation. Funding is intended for individuals with promising resear...

GrantWatch ID#: 195458

Awards to USA Jewish Youth for Outstanding Leadership in Volunteer Service

Deadline 01/07/22

Awards of $36,000 to USA Jewish teenagers between the ages of 13 and 19 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 c...

GrantWatch ID#: 177330