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72 Massachusetts Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students

72 Awards Grants for Massachusetts

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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Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for the Advancement of Exemplary Academics in Scientific F...

Deadline 07/28/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs for activities that further the professional advancement of researchers and educators. First-time applicants are advised that required registrations can take at least nine weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162930

Awards to USA Physicians to Recognize Exceptional Service to Disadvantaged Populations

Deadline 07/30/21

Awards to USA physicians to recognize exceptional service and commitment to the medical profession, particularly for care rendered to disadvantaged populations. Awardees will be honored for outstanding leadership, community engagement, dedication, and volunteerism. Rec...

GrantWatch ID#: 194571

Awards to USA Artists and Artist Groups to Recognize Exceptional Contributions to Folk Art

Deadline 07/30/21

Awards of up to $25,000 to USA and territories artists and artist groups to recognize exceptional contributions in the area of folk arts. Eligible artistic genres include, but are not limited to crafts, dance, music, and oral expression. Special consideration will be g...

GrantWatch ID#: 197094

Awards to USA Hospitals and Health Organizations in Recognition of Outstanding Commitment an...

Deadline 07/31/21

Awards to USA health care organizations to recognize outstanding commitment to serving the community. The purpose of this program is to honor hospitals and other health care organizations for their exceptional efforts to improve health and wellbeing in the community. A...

GrantWatch ID#: 180443

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Efforts to Increa...

Deadline 07/31/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to recognize efforts to increase gender equality in technology. The purpose of this program is to honor and encourage initiatives that increase access, skills, and opportunities related to technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 196622

Awards and In-Kind Services to USA Women Scientists and Entrepreneurs for Climate Change Res...

Deadline 10/15/21 LOI Date: 07/31/21

Awards and in-kind services to USA women scientists and entrepreneurs for research and startup projects related to climate change. A preliminary application must be submitted prior to submitting a full application. This year, the focus of the program is on women leadin...

GrantWatch ID#: 197380

Award to a USA K-6 Teacher for Excellence in Facilitating Student Growth in Writing

Deadline 08/01/21

Award of $2,000 to a USA K-6 teacher who teaches writing to recognize excellence in facilitating student growth in writing. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of how students improve their writing. The nominee must submit an essay detailing their beliefs o...

GrantWatch ID#: 160630

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Musician for Outstanding Orchestral Jewish Music

Deadline 08/01/21

Award of $50,000 to a USA, Canada, or International musician to recognize outstanding contributions to orchestral Jewish music. Funding is intended to honor and publicize new, Jewish-themed musical scores. The prize winner will be acknowledged at a concert to be held i...

GrantWatch ID#: 197176

Awards to USA Individuals, Organizations, and Programs for Outstanding Work in Victim Servic...

Deadline 08/02/21

Awards to USA individuals, organizations, programs, teams, and coalitions to recognize outstanding work in the field of victim services. The purpose of this awards program is to honor those who have made significant contributions to connecting victims of crime with qua...

GrantWatch ID#: 181401

Award to a Massachusetts Individual to Recognize Excellence in Organizational Management

Deadline 08/02/21

Award of $20,000 to a Massachusetts individual in an eligible community for excellence in nonprofit leadership and strategic organizational management. The winning candidate demonstrates personal integrity and ethics, implements innovative ideas, and builds organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 181908

Awards to USA Undergraduate Chemical Science Faculty to Recognize Exceptional Research and C...

Deadline 08/05/21

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 chemic...

GrantWatch ID#: 167466

Awards to USA School and Community Based Educators for Outstanding Family Engagement Projects

Deadline 08/06/21

Award of $5,000 and an award of $20,000 to USA school and community-based family educators to recognize outstanding work in engaging families in the educational process. Funding is intended to support the implementation of the recipients' innovative ideas and to expand...

GrantWatch ID#: 149872

Award to a USA or Canada Library Employee or Team in Recognition of Innovative Marketing Str...

Deadline 08/06/21

Award of $2,000 to a USA or Canada public library employee or team in recognition of innovative marketing strategies. Special consideration will be given to an individual or team of marketers of library services who have revived or initiated a new marketing approach in...

GrantWatch ID#: 197665

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Journalists for Exceptional Reporting on Disabiliti...

Deadline 08/07/21

Awards totaling $8,000 to USA, Canada, and International journalists for exceptional reporting on disabilities. Eligible entries can be presented digitally, broadcasted, or printed. Awards are offered for media in both large and small markets. Special consideration wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 196462
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Award to a Female Entrepreneur to Recognize Outstanding Business Growth and Impact

Deadline 09/20/21 Conference Date: 08/11/21

Award to a female entrepreneur to recognize outstanding business growth and impact on product markets. In addition to making an equity investment in the prize winner's company, the funding source will afford selected honorees with the opportunity to compete for monetar...

GrantWatch ID#: 197200

Awards to USA Native Artists for Outstanding Commitment to Arts and Native Culture

Deadline 08/13/21

Awards of $25,000 to USA Native artists to recognize outstanding commitment to the arts. The purpose of this program is to honor established artists in a wide range of artistic disciplines that promote understanding of the cultural values and creative practices of thei...

GrantWatch ID#: 183961

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Musician or Musical Scholar for Contributions to th...

Deadline 08/16/21

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International musician or musical scholar for contributions to the field of historical music. Funding may be used for recordings, monographs, articles, editions, public performances, and other projects. Funding is intended as a gran...

GrantWatch ID#: 158738

Awards to USA, Canada, or International Jewish Individuals for Exceptional Leadership and Hu...

Deadline 08/18/21

Awards to recognize USA, Canada, or International Jewish individuals to recognize exceptional leadership and humanitarian accomplishments. Nominations are welcome on behalf of individuals under age 50 who have made a significant, measurable, and positive global impact....

GrantWatch ID#: 177586
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Award to a USA, Canada or International Nonprofit orĀ For-Profit to Recognize and Support Wo...

Deadline 10/08/21 LOI Date: 08/20/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit or for-profit organization that is addressing environmental and social issues. Applicants are required to submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support and incr...

GrantWatch ID#: 191876

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Professor for Excellence in the Teaching of Standar...

Deadline 08/31/21

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International educator, professor, or teacher at an accredited university to recognize the outstanding use of industry standards in teaching. A $2,000 honorarium will also be awarded to the winner's university. The award is intended...

GrantWatch ID#: 160154
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Organization for Human Rights Activism

Deadline 09/01/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or organization for social activism. Nominations are accepted annually on behalf of those whose work has made a significant and positive impact to further or defend human rights. The purpose of this program is to reco...

GrantWatch ID#: 159801

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Groups, and Affiliated Societies to Ho...

Deadline 09/01/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International organizations, individuals, societies, and groups to acknowledge outstanding achievements in flower preservation. At least one of the $500 prizes will honor protection efforts related to orchid species native to the United State...

GrantWatch ID#: 159984

Awards to Massachusetts Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, Institutions, and Individuals to ...

Deadline 09/01/21

Awards to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, individuals, municipalities, institutions, universities, businesses, and public servants to acknowledge exceptional efforts to encourage recycling. The awards are intended to recognize outstanding achievements in and con...

GrantWatch ID#: 161519

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Woman for Outstanding Achievement and Ongoing Work i...

Deadline 09/01/21

Award of $20,000 to a USA, Canada, or International woman to acknowledge exceptional achievement in the area of human rights and to allow the recipient to continue her efforts. Funding is intended to recognize the recipient's accomplishments, which are often achieved a...

GrantWatch ID#: 163525
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Researcher to Recognize Outstanding Research Addres...

Deadline 09/03/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International advanced researcher to recognize outstanding research addressing lupus. Nominations are welcome for basic or clinical investigators holding an MD or PhD. Awards are intended to recognize research that has advanced the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186497

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Investigator to Recognize Outstanding ...

Deadline 09/03/21

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career investigator to recognize outstanding research on lupus. Nominations are welcome for licensed physicians with notable achievements in clinical care, translation, and basic science in the field of lupus res...

GrantWatch ID#: 186498

Awards to USA Women to Recognize Outstanding Leadership in Education

Deadline 09/10/21

Awards of $1,000 to USA women to acknowledge outstanding leadership in the field of education. The purpose of this program is to honor female education professionals that positively impact the lives of students. Nominations and applications are accepted for the followi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159056

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize Efforts in Public Engageme...

Deadline 09/15/21

Awards of $2,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals who explain mathematical ideas to non-mathematical audiences on a continuous basis. Previous awards have been given to individuals who have explained the concept of mathematics through doodles on YouTube, T...

GrantWatch ID#: 160649

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Scientists for Outstanding Achievements in the Scie...

Deadline 09/15/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International scientists for outstanding achievements in the sciences. Awards will recognize significant breakthroughs and innovations, and visionary work influencing the development of each discipline. Researchers in the fields of history, m...

GrantWatch ID#: 162011

Awards to USA, Canada, and International School Counselors to Honor Excellence in the Field

Deadline 09/15/21

Awards of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International high school college counselors to recognize dedication and commitment towards preparing their students for college. Eligible candidates will demonstrate excellent educational skills, outstanding leadership, and steadfa...

GrantWatch ID#: 193848

Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Teachers to Enhance English Language Education

Deadline 09/19/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 English language arts teachers to support research projects that enhance the quality of education in the field. Proposals must address a specific question or problem to be studied and provide a clear timelin...

GrantWatch ID#: 160645

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Institutions for Contributions to H...

Deadline 09/22/21

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and institutions to recognize outstanding contributions to health, environmental science, and energy. Nominations will be considered for those who have contributed to environmental conservation, energy resources, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 161648
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Awards to USA Librarians to Recognize Outstanding Service and Accomplishments

Deadline 09/27/21

Awards of $5,000 to USA librarians to recognize outstanding service. Eligible librarians include those working at school, public, college, university, and community college libraries. Awards are intended to recognize professionals for going above and beyond their role ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174273

Awards to USA Nonprofits and Individuals for Contributions to Community and Economic Develop...

Deadline 10/01/21

Awards to USA nonprofit organizations and individuals for contributions to community and economic development. Activities worthy of recognition include programs in the areas of workforce development, housing, financial literacy, social entrepreneurship, and other progr...

GrantWatch ID#: 191490

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Teachers for Outstanding Dedication to ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Awards of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International high school teachers for outstanding contributions in the field of education. Funding is intended to recognize exceptional educators who have exhibited dedication and commitment to preparing students for success ...

GrantWatch ID#: 193851

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Principals to Recognize Excellence in P...

Deadline 10/01/21

Awards of $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International high school principals to recognize excellence in promoting student success in post-secondary education. Applicants must register as members of the funding source prior to applying. The purpose of the awards program is...

GrantWatch ID#: 193852

Prize to a USA Scientist for Outstanding Research to Advance Agriculture and Food Production

Deadline 10/04/21

Prize to a USA mid-career scientist for outstanding research in the field of food and agriculture. Recipients will be honored for studies that shed light on the biology of species as related to, and contributing to, agriculture and food production, including productiv...

GrantWatch ID#: 197536
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Awards to USA K-12 Educators for Enhancing Students' Knowledge About Japan

Deadline 10/15/21

Awards to USA teachers of kindergarten through 12th grade for their commitment to enhancing students' knowledge about Japan. The award is presented annually to K-12 teachers who excel in one of two categories: humanities and the Japanese language. Previous award recipi...

GrantWatch ID#: 149865

Award to a USA, Territories, and Canada Author for a Scholarly Book or Catalog About Costume ...

Deadline 10/15/21

Award of $750 to a USA, Territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands), or Canada author for a published book or exhibition catalog that contributes significantly to the study of costume and research related to dress. Funding is intended for material that makes a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 150317
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for a Significant Breakthrough in Cancer ...

Deadline 10/15/21

Award of $30,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize an original breakthrough or discovery in the field of cancer research. Candidates for this award have furthered cancer prevention, treatments, and early diagnosis. The discovery must have had a...

GrantWatch ID#: 172204

Award to a USA Researcher for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Biomedicine

Deadline 10/15/21

Award of $50,000 to a USA researcher who has made significant contributions to the field of biomedicine. The award is intended to recognize major, paradigm-shifting accomplishments that will advance biomedical research knowledge, with a notable impact on the developmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 174899
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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