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Canada Awards for Small Business & Nonprofit Leadership, Teachers & Students:  49 Awards Grants for Canada.


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

Deadline 11/21/19

Competition for USA, Canada, and International individuals, private and public institutions, companies, clubs, schools, universities, and nonprofits for sustainable projects that demonstrate feasible solutions to environmental problems. Award categories are Fire, Water, Air, Earth, Youth, and Energy for All. Participation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 164782

Awards to British Columbia Small, Medium, and Large Communities to Recognize Their Support of...

Deadline 11/30/19

Awards to British Columbia communities to recognize their support of the small business sector. Awards are intended to acknowledge small, medium, and large communities that have created business-friendly environments, which allow small businesses to flourish, and implemented policies and initiatives that attract, retain, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 158880
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in Teaching Psychology

Deadline 12/01/19

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 professional development and classroom teaching. Nomi...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521

Awards to USA and Canada College English Teachers to Recognize Outstanding Language Learning...

Deadline 12/01/19

Awards of $500 to USA, territories, and Canada English teachers at two-year colleges to recognize outstanding programs to improve language learning for students of diverse backgrounds and interests. These awards recognize teachers who, along with community leaders, administrators, or colleagues in the English Department or...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628

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

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada nonprofit organization, business, group, or individual 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, written works, and public programming c...

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

Deadline 12/01/19

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 knowledge.

GrantWatch ID#: 163156

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

Deadline 12/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 163157
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to electronic collections development practice and administration. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes significant and innovative contributions to the field.

GrantWatch ID#: 174847

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

Deadline 12/01/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 174890

Awards to Manitoba K-12 Educators to Recognize Effective Educational Methods

Deadline 12/02/19

Awards of $500 to Manitoba K-12 educators to recognize those whose educational methods have had a significant impact on student learning. Eligible educators may be nominated by students, colleagues, school administrators, school division administrators, trustees, and parents or legal guardians. Nominators should have direc...

GrantWatch ID#: 161720

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Undergraduate and Medical Students for Parkinso...

Deadline 12/02/19

Fellowships of $4,000 to USA, Canada, and international advanced undergraduate and medical students for summer research projects related to Parkinson's disease. Funding may be used to subsidize the cost of research credits, housing, and living expenses. Fellowships are intended to cultivate students' interest in ending, so...

GrantWatch ID#: 186992

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis Woman for Outstanding Community Leadership

Deadline 12/05/19

Award to a Canada First Nation, Inuit, or Metis woman to recognize outstanding leadership through political, business, and community engagement. This award recognizes a women whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, both in their community and on a national scale. The role of Indigenous women in traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 182259

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

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,500 to a USA or Canada 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, access to library materials and service f...

GrantWatch ID#: 144806

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Academic Librarian to Recognize Achievements in Enh...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian, employed by a nonprofit consortium or IHE, to recognize achievements in enhancing library services. Nominees should demonstrate achievements and risk-taking that have contributed significantly to improvements in the areas of library automation, library management...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081
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Competition for USA, Canada, and International Museum Label Writers and Editors

Deadline 12/06/19

Competition for USA, Canada, and International museum exhibition label writers and editors for outstanding label writing. The purpose of the program is to display examples of excellent label writing, highlight best practices, and to inspire and teach museum professionals. Applicants compete for their exhibition labels to b...

GrantWatch ID#: 161382

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian for significant national or international achievements in research or academic librarianship or library development. This award honors and recognizes achievement in such areas as:

GrantWatch ID#: 174848

Awards to USA and Canada IHE Libraries to Recognize Outstanding and Collaborative Library St...

Deadline 12/06/19

Awards of $3,000 to USA and Canada community college, college, and university libraries to recognize the accomplishments of librarians and staff. Awards are intended to recognize library staff and librarians for coming together as a team to support their institution's mission.

GrantWatch ID#: 174849

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

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $3,000 to a USA, Canada, and 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 Public Library to Recognize Creative and Outstanding...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $2,000 to a USA, Canada, or international 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 and can be replicated in other libraries.

GrantWatch ID#: 176535
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library, Librarian, or Library Worker for Technology...

Deadline 12/06/19

Award of $1,000 to a USA, Canada, or International library, librarian, or library worker who has implemented technology and innovation that has improved services for public library patrons. This award is intended to promote creative and practical solutions, using both old and new technologies.

GrantWatch ID#: 176575
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals for Breast Disease Pa...

Deadline 12/13/19

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals to promote research, medical care, and education for breast disease patients. In addition, awards of $1,000 are offered to USA and Canada breast surgeons practicing humanistic medicine to attend the American Society of Breast Surgeons An...

GrantWatch ID#: 176962

Award to a Manitoba Arts and Cultural Professional or Artist for Artistic Excellence

Deadline 12/15/19

Award of $30,000 to a Manitoba arts and cultural professional or professional artist to recognize high levels of artistic contribution and achievement. Eligible artists may be established or emerging career professionals. Arts and cultural professionals may include editors, administrators, technicians, producers, and cultu...

GrantWatch ID#: 153829
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Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Exceptional Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline 12/15/19

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, education, scholarship, and public outreach.

GrantWatch ID#: 161163
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Recognize Leadership in Museum Educat...

Deadline 12/15/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 161380
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Fie...

Deadline 12/15/19

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 neuroscience. The recipient of the Scolnick Prize will present a...

GrantWatch ID#: 175244
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Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students for Innovative Solutions to Global Humanit...

Deadline 02/11/20 LOI Date: 12/16/19

Prizes ranging from $300 to $1,800 to USA, Canada, and International individuals or teams of two to three people ages 13-24 to present innovative solutions to one of nine global challenges, as identified by the United Nations. Groups must brainstorm and submit original ideas. Finalists will be asked to write a one-minute c...

GrantWatch ID#: 165282
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Young Professional for Leadership in Jewish Philanth...

Deadline 12/17/19

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 178631
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Innovation in Land Development and P...

Deadline 12/31/19

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual, group, or organization 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, academics, writers, journalists, researchers, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 177781
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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Significant Contributions to the Eart...

Deadline 12/31/19

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

GrantWatch ID#: 182435
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for Environmental and Sustainability Rese...

Deadline 01/10/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual scientist or group of scientists to recognize outstanding research contributions to the field of environmental sustainability. Nominations are accepted for scientists specializing in a broad range of disciplines relating to the environment and sustainability. The nominee'...

GrantWatch ID#: 177460
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Awards to Canada Teachers and Groups of Teachers for Exceptional Achievements in Education

Deadline 01/14/20

Awards of up to $1,000 and awards of up to $5,000 to Canada elementary and secondary school teachers and groups of teachers from any discipline to honor exceptional achievements in education, as well as excellence in STEM education. In addition to a cash award, recipients will receive a certificate from the Prime Minister ...

GrantWatch ID#: 144481
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Awards to Canada Educators for Excellence in Education

Deadline 01/14/20

Awards of $1,000 and $5,000 to Canada early childhood educators or teams of educators for excellence in education and dedication and commitment to the profession and to the development of young children. Nominees are also judged by their outstanding ability to support and engage the development of the children in their car...

GrantWatch ID#: 152902
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Undergraduate Educator in Computer Science or Engine...

Deadline 01/15/20

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

Deadline 01/15/20

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 for both formal and informal instruction.

GrantWatch ID#: 166583
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Library to Acknowledge Contributions to Information...

Deadline 01/15/20

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 01/17/20

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
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Students to Participate in a Student Document...

Deadline 01/20/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International students in grades six through twelve to participate in a documentary competition. Students create a documentary video, five to six minutes in length, about significant issues that they would like presidential candidates to address in their campaign. Students may enter the com...

GrantWatch ID#: 149468
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Participate in a Vocal Competi...

Deadline 01/21/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International singers and actors ages 19 to 32 to participate in a musical theater and opera vocal contest. Contestants are encouraged to choose contrasting songs that display stylistic range and repertoire. Contestants must perform a program that contains four selections, one from each cat...

GrantWatch ID#: 175728
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Award to a USA or Canada Library Organization in Recognition of a Strong Staff Development P...

Deadline 02/01/20

Award of $3,500 to a USA or Canada library that demonstrates the greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization. For the purpose of this grant program, a library organization is defined as any of the following: - Individual library; - Library s...

GrantWatch ID#: 160079
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian for Exhibiting Outstanding Character in a...

Deadline 02/03/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to recognize extraordinary character in the face of a difficult situation. Nominees should demonstrate that they have dealt with challenges with integrity and with their dignity still intact. In addition to the cash prize, the awardee will receive a certificate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 166587
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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

Award to a Canada Individual to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Treatment

Deadline 02/28/20

Award of $50,000 to a Canada individual to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of cancer treatment, therapies, and patient care. This award is intended for an individual with an academic appointment who has made an impact on the clinical application of scientific discovery in the fight against cancer.

GrantWatch ID#: 149294

Awards to Canada Scientists and Physicians to Recognize Outstanding Work in the Field of Bra...

Deadline 02/28/20

Awards of $50,000 to Canada scientists and physicians to recognize outstanding work to treat, cure, or ameliorate brain or heart disorders. This award is issued with the expectation that the recipients will continue to make contributions to the field, since this is not a lifetime achievement award.

GrantWatch ID#: 180291
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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

Awards to USA, Canada, and International High School Students for Excellence in Writing Poetr...

Deadline 05/31/20

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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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
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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

Award to a Canada K-12 Teacher to Recognize Excellence in Geography Education

Deadline 09/15/20

Award to a Canada K-12 teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of geographic education. Nominations are invited on behalf of educators who go above and beyond their job description to promote geographic literacy among their students.

GrantWatch ID#: 160802
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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