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45 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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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Early Stage Women Entrepreneurs to Encourage Outst...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International female entrepreneurs from any sector in recognition of their achievements and to provide support for greater business success. The award program identifies, encourages, and supports women-led or women-run businesses, providing the necessary financial, social, and...

GrantWatch ID#: 151419

Awards to Canada Authors to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field of literature. The purpose of this program is to recognize literary excellence. Nominations are invited for newly published collections of short stories or novels. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the fiction genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 158724

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Weight-Related He...

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to honor substantial contributions in the field of obesity. Recipients may be honored for work that furthers the basic science, prevention, and treatment of obesity. Eligible award areas include, but are not limited to, public policy, research, patient ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158739

Awards to Nova Scotia Artists to Recognize Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Practice

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Nova Scotia interpretive and creative artists for significant contributions to the province’s cultural life. The award is intended to honor artists who work in any medium, and have attained professional status, recognition, and mastery in their field. Nominated artists must be currently active in their artistic...

GrantWatch ID#: 169431
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International HR Scholar for Significant Contributions to Human R...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $50,000 to a USA, Canada, or International scholar with a significant body of work in the field of human resources. The purpose of this award is to recognize lifetime achievement in the field of human resources research. This award honors an individual for significant past and ongoing research contributions that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 169769

Award to a Nova Scotia Artist or Artist Group to Honor Contributions to the Local Acadian Cu...

Deadline 07/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a Nova Scotia artist or artistic group in recognition of creative work that honors the Acadian native culture. The prize is intended to honor local creative and interpretive artists working in any medium that produce unique artwork that reflect Acadian cultural values. Applicants must have been born in N...

GrantWatch ID#: 181075

Awards to Canada Authors for Contributions to the Field of Literature

Deadline 07/15/20

Awards to Canada authors to acknowledge exceptional contributions to the field of literature. Nominations are invited for newly published pieces which provide readers with unique and informed perspectives. Books that are eligible for this award should be in the nonfiction genre.

GrantWatch ID#: 181425

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Innovative Technology Projects

Deadline 07/17/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for innovative technology projects. Funding is intended for nonprofits that plan to use technology to further their mission and positively impact the community. Grant funds are intended for technology-related projects that will improve communities and change...

GrantWatch ID#: 172385

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Teacher for Outstanding English Language Education

Deadline 07/19/20

Award of $1,000 and additional benefits to a USA, Canada, or International teacher to recognize their hard work and commitment to the instruction of English as a second language. Applicants for the award will be evaluated according to their demonstrated ability to:

GrantWatch ID#: 172529
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual or Team for Accomplishments in Medical R...

Deadline 07/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International scientist or team of scientists to recognize outstanding medical research accomplishments. Researchers eligible for nominations may be from any public or private organization or institution, including commercial or government entities. The purpose of this program is to acknowledge o...

GrantWatch ID#: 139483
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Outstanding Contributions to Remote ...

Deadline 07/31/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual to recognize outstanding contributions to remote education during the early phase of their career. Strong candidates are known for service to the profession, leadership activities, contributions to advancing the field, and scholarly publications. Nominees should be forty ...

GrantWatch ID#: 161334

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Institutions and Programs to Honor Outstanding Onli...

Deadline 07/31/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International educational institutions and programs in recognition of activities that increase access to online and digital learning. The award program allows recipients to engage in sharing information about successful digital education strategies, practices, and techniques.

GrantWatch ID#: 183964

Awards to New Brunswick Individuals to Encourage the Completion of Media Arts Projects

Deadline 08/01/20

Awards of cash and equipment to New Brunswick individuals to recognize talent and potential in media arts. Eligible recipients are early career scriptwriters, media artists, and filmmakers. The purpose of the award is to help local artists complete film and media arts projects. These projects will help awardees establish t...

GrantWatch ID#: 156461
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Award to a USA or Canada Residency Program in Recognition of Innovative Education in Psychia...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award to USA or Canada psychiatric education program in recognition of innovative methods to train medical students, residents, mental health professionals, physicians, and community members. Recipients will receive a certificate and a grant. A representative from the winning program will receive funds to cover travel and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153304
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Historical Musical Perf...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, or International scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical musical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or editions, as well as public performance, recordings or other projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 158738
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Award to a Canada Academic for Outstanding Contributions in Research, Teaching, and Communit...

Deadline 08/31/20

Award of $1,000 to a Canada academic to recognize outstanding contributions in research, teaching, and community service. The recipient of this annual award will be an individual whose actions have significantly contributed to their field of study, the lives of their students, their institution, and to the community.

GrantWatch ID#: 160345
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals, Groups, and Affiliated Societies to Ho...

Deadline 09/01/20

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 States, Canada, or Mexico. The other $500 prize is not subje...

GrantWatch ID#: 159984
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Engineers to Participate in a Startup Contest

Deadline 09/01/20

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International engineers to participate in a startup contest. The opportunity is intended for products and technologies in the areas of space technologies and active microelectronics. Products and technologies may be at any stage of production, from basic concept to commercialized technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 188724
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Awards to Canada Writers and Translators to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Field...

Deadline 09/01/20

Awards of $10,000 to Canada writers and translators to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of literary works related to Japan. Eligible genres include poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction. Nominations are open to authors of original books about Japan, Japanese themes, or themes that promote mutual understan...

GrantWatch ID#: 189500
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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual and Prize to an Organization to Recogniz...

Deadline 09/02/20

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual and prize to an organization, government entity, or company to recognize contributions to benefit people with disabilities. The program is intended to reward the outstanding contributions of applicants that promote inclusion and the enhancement of the lives of persons wit...

GrantWatch ID#: 189614
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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

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

Deadline 09/19/20

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 timeline for execution.

GrantWatch ID#: 160645
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Award to a Canadian Entreprenuer for Leadership in Business

Deadline 09/30/20

Award of $10,000 to a Canada young entrepreneur for demonstrated initiative in the field of business. The purpose of this program is to reward a young resident of Métis, Inuit, or First Nation ancestry for a business enterprise that will inspire advancement in the economy.

GrantWatch ID#: 182263

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Scientist for a Significant Breakthrough in Cancer ...

Deadline 10/15/20

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 significant impact on the cancer field and made a dire...

GrantWatch ID#: 172204

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

Deadline 10/15/20

Awards of $500 to USA and Canada K-12 teachers to recognize outstanding classroom instruction of classical linguistics. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals demonstrating excellent teaching practices. Nominations may be made by an administrator, a colleague, a former student, or any member of the Society of Cla...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424
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Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Librarian to Recognize Outstanding Dedication to the Profe...

Deadline 10/21/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or Mexico professional librarian to recognize outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the profession. The award program acknowledges a librarian whose service embodies the highest standards and desired outcomes of librarianship, including the following:

GrantWatch ID#: 174734

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize General and Coronavirus-Re...

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize humanitarian efforts, including those efforts addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Awards are intended to recognize the exceptional impact that nominees' actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of a...

GrantWatch ID#: 189622
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual, IHE, Nonprofit, or For-Profit for Histo...

Deadline 11/01/20

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 the public history movement.

GrantWatch ID#: 163018
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Award to a Yukon Individual to Recognize Efforts to Promote Conservation

Deadline 11/01/20

Award of $1,000 to a Yukon individual to recognize efforts to promote conservation throughout the region. Eligible individuals will demonstrate innovation and persistence in pursuing goals and projects that conserve and manage natural resources. The purpose of the award is to foster public awareness of, and appreciation fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 174156
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Grants to Manitoba Professional Arts Nonprofits to Award Prizes to Rising Artists

Deadline 11/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Manitoba professional arts organizations to award prizes to emerging and aspiring artists that participate in arts competitions. Applicants must submit a profile for validation before applying. Consideration will be given to organizations that award prizes to winners through a competitive process...

GrantWatch ID#: 147769

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

Deadline 11/15/20

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 to support emerging authors in the launch of their care...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Clinical Psychologist to Recognize Early-Career Acc...

Deadline 11/19/20

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 contributions and growth within the field of clinical psycho...

GrantWatch ID#: 159515

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

Deadline 12/01/20

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International librarian or library employee to cover expenses related to attending a professional conference. Eligible applicants are those that are new to the field of archives preservation. Funding is intended to subsidize the costs required to attend the ALA Annual Conference and encourages pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Psychologist for Excellence in the Teaching of Psyc...

Deadline 12/01/20

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.

GrantWatch ID#: 159521

Award to a USA or Canada Organization, Business, or Individual for an Exceptional History Pr...

Deadline 12/01/20

Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada 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 completed w...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017

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

Deadline 12/01/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the field. The purpose of this program is to recognize an early-career librarian who demonstrates outstanding potential for continuing leadership and professional contributions.

GrantWatch ID#: 174845

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize Original and Exceptional R...

Deadline 12/03/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals to recognize original and exceptional research in the field of chemistry. The research should be shown to have significantly advanced the field. If the research is significantly interdisciplinary, aspects that represent original chemistry should be clear.

GrantWatch ID#: 187620

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

Deadline 12/31/20

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, a strong and supportive family, and the multicultural ...

GrantWatch ID#: 163058

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Innovation in Land Development and P...

Deadline 12/31/20

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

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Research and Innovation in the Field...

Deadline 01/10/21

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual or group of individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of environmental sustainability. Nominations will be accepted for scientists, urban development experts, economists, energy specialists, poverty adversaries, and others specializing in a broad ran...

GrantWatch ID#: 177460

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

Award to a Canada Indigenous Woman to Recognize Outstanding Leadership

Deadline 01/29/21

Award to a Canada indigenous woman to recognize outstanding leadership. The award is intended for a woman with a history of political, business, and community engagement. This award is also intended for a woman whose work has positively impacted the lives of people, both in her community and on a national scale. Nominees c...

GrantWatch ID#: 182259

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