Mini-Grant Program

Grant Application

To apply for Mini-Grants, please fill out the application below. Please also note the following:
  1. The project will help the Willamette University community achieve the core values of diversity and social justice.
  2. Applicant(s) will demonstrate the ability necessary to carry out and complete the project.
  3. The project will be well planned and will be completed within one semester of the grant award.
  4. The project will lead to a definable product, which might include (but is not limited to) events, purchases, speakers, co-sponsorship, or conference registration.
  5. The proposal will include a detailed budget.
  6. The applicant(s) should consult with a CDSJ member prior to submitting this application

Please contact the Mini-Grants Committee with any questions at

Please provide the following information
Project Director(s) is required.
Email Address(es) of Project Director(s) is required.
Project Organizer(s) WU Role is required.

Please indicate the role(s) of the project organizer(s) in the Willamette University Community; click all (of 9) that apply.

Other Key Individual(s) or Group(s) Involved is required.

Who, besides the Project Director(s), will be involved with this project?

Application Cycle is required.

Select the deadline date.

Type of Grant is required.
Project Goals is required.

Describe the project and its goal(s) and objective(s).

Project Activities is required.

Please describe the timeline for planning and execution of the project, including important dates and deadlines (specific dates).

Mission & Community Outreach is required.

How will this project help the Willamette University community achieve the core values of diversity and social justice on campus and/or in the surrounding community? Describe specific ways in which you will interact, engage, involve, or reach out with/to the campus and/or Salem community.

Commitment & Assessment is required.

How will you ensure you fulfill the project commitments? How will you assess the contributions of the project to the Willamette University community?

Itemized Expenses is required.

Please provide a description of estimated project expenses to be paid from CDSJ and/or other funding sources using following format: Item, Cost, Purpose of Item

Sources of Funding is required.

What other sources of funding are available for this project? Have you sought other sources of funding? Have you been allocated funds from other sources?

Total Amount Requested is required.

Small Project Grants, up to $500 -- Large Project Grants, up to $1,000.

Consultation is required.

Have you met with a CDSJ member or designee? With whom did you meet? What did you discuss?

Explanatory Details is required.

Please use this space to communicate information that has not already been solicited in the form above or to provide additional details as necessary.

Please type your full name to attest to the following
If awarded, I agree to the following conditions of the grant:
  • The project will help the Willamette University community achieve core values of diversity and social justice;
  • The project will be well-planned and will be completed within one semester of the grant award; and
  • At the conclusion of the activity, I agree to provide a report of how the money was spent (including receipts) and evidence of achievement of project objectives. I agree to write about the impact the project had and how I/we know that the project had an impact on the Willamette University community.
Your Full Name(s) is required.