Funding FocusIn support of the Inclusive Excellence Development Series, Inclusive Excellence Development Grants will provide system-level support for implementing or strengthening sustainable initiatives that advance diversity, access, and inclusion and lead to equitable outcomes in one or more identified priority areas:
- Campus Climate
- Student Recruitment and Retention
- Faculty and Staff Recruitment and Retention
A total of eight grants up to $3,000 each will be offered per calendar year in two funding cycles (fall and spring – 4 grants in each cycle) through the Office of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion as funds are available. (A total of $24,000 annually)
Projects and initiatives must include collaboration across groups, offices, departments or divisions and may include external University partners. Only activities that are free and open to the University community will be funded. Funding cannot be utilized for off-campus travel or to support salaries.
Award and Application Timeline
Deadline Dates for Spring 2018
- March 6, 2018: Call for Proposals
- April 13, 2018: Proposals Due by 5 p.m.
- April 30, 2018: Grant Awards Announced
To request an application and additional criteria information, please contact Stancia Jenkins, Associate to the President/Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Access and Inclusion via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must submit an electronic copy of the completed proposal (in PDF or Word format) to the Office of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion via email to Stancia Jenkins by 5:00 P.M., Friday, April 13, 2018. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
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