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65 Awards Grants for Maine


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

Deadline 08/06/20

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 Communities to Recognize Efforts to Improve the Health of Local Residents

Deadline 12/21/20 Conference Date: 08/06/20 LOI Date: 10/15/20

Awards of $25,000 and in-kind support to USA and territories municipalities, tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations for collaborative efforts to improve the quality of life and health of residents. The purpose of this program is to recognize communities working on t...

GrantWatch ID#: 175672
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Award to a USA Individual to Honor Contributions to Community Development

Deadline 08/14/20

Award of $30,000 to a USA individual to recognize artistic contributions that have enhanced the community. The award recipient will also receive additional financial and in-kind support for further learning, collaboration, and professional development. The purpose of t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190875

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 153304

Awards to USA Individuals in Multiple States to Recognize Volunteer Efforts in Environmental...

Deadline 08/15/20

Awards to USA individuals to recognize outstanding volunteer contributions to the conservation of natural resources. Awardee, finalists, and runners up will receive up to $50,000 to donate to nonprofits of choice. This program honors volunteers whose activities create,...

GrantWatch ID#: 155784
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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 per...

GrantWatch ID#: 158738

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Authors for Jewish-Themed Nonfiction Books

Deadline 08/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International authors for nonfiction books on Jewish subjects. In addition to the cash prize, winners will receive marketing and promotion assistance. Awards are available for books that involve themes that align with the Fund's focus areas, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159486

Award and In-Kind Services to a USA Author for an Outstanding Work of Literature Addressing ...

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 and in-kind services to a USA author for an outstanding work of literature that addresses issues related to social equality. The awardee will also receive a publishing contract. Eligible submissions are novels in progress that align with the principles...

GrantWatch ID#: 190584

Award to a USA Author of Color to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author of color to recognize an outstanding literary work. Preference will be given to submissions in the categories of poetry, fiction, literary nonfiction, biography, memoir, and to general works of literary character. Eligible authors are t...

GrantWatch ID#: 190585

Award to a USA Emerging Fiction Author for a Compilation of Short Fiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $25,000 to a USA emerging fiction author for a compilation of short fiction. The award is intended to give the author the financial backing necessary to go on and create further excellent works of fiction. Works submitted for consideration must be published in...

GrantWatch ID#: 190602

Award to a USA Poet to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA poet to recognize an outstanding book-length collection of poetry. Eligible works may be written in any poetic style and have significantly contributed to American poetry. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. All winners...

GrantWatch ID#: 190604

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Collection of Essays

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding collection of individual essays. Essays may be centered around a single subject or address a variety of topics. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 190605
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Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Work of Science-Related Literature

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding work of science-related literature. Eligible works are those that successfully explain complex concepts to a general audience. Writing must be on the subject of the physical or biological sciences. Submission...

GrantWatch ID#: 190606

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work in the Genre of Biography

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA author for an outstanding literary work in the genre of biography. Eligible works display exceptional artistic, narrative, and literary merit. Submissions are accepted from literary agents or publishers. Winners and finalists for this award are...

GrantWatch ID#: 190608

Award to a USA Author to Recognize an Outstanding Literary Work of General Nonfiction

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $10,000 to a USA author to recognize an outstanding literary work of general nonfiction. Eligible writings are those that address contemporary issues. Submissions are accepted from literary agents and publishers. Awardees and finalists are eligible to receive ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190609

Award to a USA Translator to Recognize an Outstanding Translation of a Book of Poetry

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator to recognize an outstanding translation of a book of poetry from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from Hungarian, Spanish, French, and Japanese. Submissions are accepted from literary agent...

GrantWatch ID#: 190616

Award to a USA Translator for an Outstanding Translation of Literary Prose

Deadline 08/15/20

Award of $3,000 to a USA translator for an outstanding translation of literary prose from any language into English. Previous winning submissions have been translated from French, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Japanese, and Norwegian. Submissions are accepted from literary...

GrantWatch ID#: 190617
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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 State...

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 prod...

GrantWatch ID#: 188724
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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 in...

GrantWatch ID#: 189614

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...

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 soc...

GrantWatch ID#: 160648

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

Deadline 09/15/20

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 K-12 Educators and Employees to Recognize Excellence and Leadership in Schools

Deadline 09/18/20

Awards of up to $10,000 to USA educators, administrators, and school staff members to recognize outstanding positive impact on the lives of students. Nominations are accepted for K-12 educators and employees in public, charter, and private schools. The purpose of the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186015
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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 timelin...

GrantWatch ID#: 160645

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Recognize Outstanding and Creative W...

Deadline 09/30/20

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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Awards to USA Nonprofits and Individuals for Contributions to National Health and Wellness

Deadline 09/30/20

Awards to USA nonprofit organizations and individuals in honor of contributions to health and wellness. Activities worthy of recognition include programs that foster healthy environments in schools, homes, and neighborhoods; providing access to quality and affordable h...

GrantWatch ID#: 191490

Awards to USA Female Superintendents and School Administrators to Recognize Outstanding Lead...

Deadline 10/09/20

Awards of $1,000 to USA women to acknowledge outstanding leadership in the field of education. Awards will honor female education professionals that positively impact the lives of students. Nominations and applications are accepted for the following three award categor...

GrantWatch ID#: 159056

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...

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...

GrantWatch ID#: 181424

Opportunity for USA Teen Artists to Receive Recognition and Support in a Range of Artistic D...

Deadline 10/16/20

Opportunity for USA young artists between the ages of 15 and 18 to earn up to $10,000 and receive recognition and support in performing, visual, or literary arts. In addition to the cash awards, artists will obtain training and mentorship, national recognition, and nom...

GrantWatch ID#: 157814
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Award to a USA Researcher for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Biomedicine

Deadline 10/16/20

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 impact the field by advancing biomedical research knowledge and spreading it t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174899
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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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174734
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Awards to Recognize USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in Teaching Students about Civic Respons...

Deadline 10/31/20

Awards to recognize 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 essential to democrac...

GrantWatch ID#: 179165

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 189622

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

Deadline 11/01/20

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 11/01/20

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 t...

GrantWatch ID#: 163018

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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 190603
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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 contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 159515
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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 require...

GrantWatch ID#: 149313
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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 p...

GrantWatch ID#: 159521
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Awards to USA College English Teachers in Recognition of Outstanding Language Learning Progr...

Deadline 12/01/20

Awards of $500 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 ...

GrantWatch ID#: 160628
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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, exhi...

GrantWatch ID#: 163017
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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 contributio...

GrantWatch ID#: 174845
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual to Honor Contributions to Electronic Col...

Deadline 12/01/20

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 monetary prize, the awardee will also receive a citation. This award recognizes si...

GrantWatch ID#: 174847
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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 repres...

GrantWatch ID#: 187620

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

Deadline 12/04/20

Award to a USA, Canada, or International academic librarian to recognize achievements in advancing library services. Eligible nominees are employed by an IHE library or a nonprofit consortium. Nominees should demonstrate achievements that have contributed significantly...

GrantWatch ID#: 160081
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Librarian to Recognize Excellence in Library Develo...

Deadline 12/04/20

Award of $5,000 to a USA, Canada, or International librarian to acknowledge contributions to the field of library services. The purpose of the award program is to honor librarians for their remarkable achievements in librarianship or library development. Contributions ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174848
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Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, to Recognize Their Exceptional Ability to ...

Deadline 12/07/20

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

Award to a USA Active Police Officer to Recognize Advocacy Efforts for the Safety of Police C...

Deadline 12/19/20

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