Council on Diversity and Social Justice

Diversity and Social Justice Grants

The Council on Diversity and Social Justice seeks to encourage and fund projects that promote understanding and advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion on Willamette's campus. Funds for research, projects, events, and educational experiences that will have a positive impact on campus are available from the Council. Applicants are encouraged to be in conversation with a member of the CDSJ as they prepare their application.

This program provides funding for projects that help the Willamette University community achieve the core values of diversity, equity, and social justice on campus. Two types of grants are available: (1) Small Program Grants for projects up to $500, and (2) Large Project Grants for projects up to $1000.

Eligibility, Guidelines and Evaluation Material

GUIDELINES: (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. EVALUATION CRITERIA: (1) The project will promote diversity, equity, and social justice on campus. (2) Applicant(s) will demonstrate the drive and capacity 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 application will include a detailed budget. (5) Priority will be given to applications with no or limited alternative sources for funding.

Application Materials

Deadlines:

  • November 30, 2015 - (CLOSED)
  • February 2, 2016 - (CLOSED)
  • April 8, 2016 - (CLOSED)

Contact Information: Karen Wood, Committee Chair & University Chaplain (503-370-6213)

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