UCCS EDI Grant Proposal


UCCS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grants

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Campus Units and Organizations are invited to submit proposals for the use of 2020-2021 Presidential Diversity Funds. Proposals should be for campus-based projects that will take place anytime between June 1, 2021 and July 31, 2024. Request for funds should not exceed $25,000; overall budgets may exceed $25,000 with alternative funding sources. Proposals should not support individual/personal research (group/student-based research and creative experiences are welcome), travel or use, but demonstrate broad-based impact that coincides with strategic objectives and valuing of equity, diversity and inclusion for our campus constituencies.

To be eligible to receive a Presidential Diversity Fund award, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
          1. Applicants must be current resident employees of UCCS, or currently enrolled students;
          2. Newly hired employees who have not yet begun employment, nor "admitted," but non-enrolled students are not eligible;
          3. Individuals and units may submit only one proposal either as principal requestor or as co-principal requestor;
          4. Requests are limited to a maximum of $25,000;
          5. Proposals must be submitted electronically by 5 PM on April 16, 2021.

Submission of proposal does not guarantee funding. Approval will be determined in collaboration with the UCCS Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and the Chancellor's Office. Please direct any questions regarding proposals to edi@uccs.edu.

Submit Your Proposal HERE 

Example Budget Sheet


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