Inclusion Initiatives Grant Program

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion seeks intentional, creative proposals for funding (up to $5,000) of innovative inclusion initiatives intended to foster community engagement that positively impacts Iowa State University.

Proposed initiatives must:

  • involve collaborative teams
  • have widespread impact on the ISU community
  • align with ISU's guiding documents and principles regarding diversity and inclusion
  • be innovative

Timeline

November 1 - 30Submit required intent to apply at www.diversity.iastate.edu/iig/ita
JanuaryAttend required grant workshop
March 1Submit grant application by 8 a.m. (only those who complete an intent to apply in November will be able to submit an application)
May 1Receive notification of award decisions

August 1 - June 1

Grant award period - Funds will be available by August 1 and must be spent and accounted for within 30 days of project completion or by June 1, whichever occurs first.

Complete Details: Refer to the Inclusion Initiatives Grant Program RFP (docx)

Questions? Email inclusioninitiatives@iastate.edu

 

What's New?

Almost everything...

What was formerly the Women's and Diversity Grant Program has been reimagined as the Inclusion Initiatives Grant (IIG) Program.

Enhancements include a broadening of the grant scope and criteria, the addition of grant workshops for applicants, and ongoing coaching for awardees during the grant period.

Inclusion Initiatives Grant Program RFP (docx)