Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Strength in Diversity Grants

 

To encourage and support programming on diversity issues, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee awards Strength in Diversity mini-grants on a rolling basis throughout the academic year. Student organizations, faculty, and staff may apply. 

All proposals must:

  • Address one or more of the following dimensions of diversity: age, class, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
  • Promote the understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion on the academic experience and/or community life of Loyola University. 

Additionally, proposals should:

  • Make a long-term impact on enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Loyola.
  • Reach a broad range or number of students, staff, or faculty.
  • Address a significant currently unmet need or concern related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

The Committee is especially interested in proposals that address the 2018-19 theme of the Office of Diversity & Inclusion: "Encountering Each Other."

Grant amounts shall not exceed $500. Funded projects must be completed before June 30, 2019, and grant funds must be spent in full by July 12, 2019. Grant recipients must submit a final report no later than 14 days after completion of the funded project.  

  

How to apply:

1. Complete the appropriate application form. 

2. Submit your completed application to scanders@loyno.edu with the subject line, “Strength in Diversity Grant Application.”

 

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 Deadlines 

Round 1: Tuesday, September 4, 5:00pm
Round 2: Tuesday, October 2, 5:00pm 
Round 3: Tuesday, November 6, 5:00
Round 4: Tuesday, February 5, 5:00pm 
Round 5: Tuesday, March 5, 5:00pm 

LATE OR INCOMPLETE PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.