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Belonging Micro-Grant Application
Applicant First/Last Name, Title
Department, Office, or Student Group:
Title of Initiative or Program
Identify target area(s) the grant will address:
We will demonstrate institution-wide commitment to inclusive excellence. Such commitment is reflected in our shared definitions of diversity, equity, and inclusion; campus standards, community conversations, policies and across all constituencies; the shared responsibility and accountability of every community member; and the willingness of institutional leaders to serve as champions for inclusive excellence.
We will promote an institutional culture that encourages an equity-focused mindset and engages everyone in our inclusive excellence efforts.
We will Increase the capacity of all faculty and staff to promote inclusive excellence by providing education, awareness and training on inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.
Curriculum, Pedagogy and Faculty Development
We will reflect inclusive excellence in our curriculum, pedagogy, and faculty development.
Compensation and Employment
We will pursue equity in employment representation and compensation for our colleagues across all divisions and at each level of the College and improve recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff.
We will assess campus climate and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to identify factors that affect sense of belonging among faculty, staff and students.
Campus Life and Community
We will improve the recruitment and retention of diverse students; promote an inclusive campus life and community; and provide appropriate space, activities, leadership opportunities, resources, and services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student body.
Background (Please provide any background information as it relates to the problem, challenge, or opportunity.)
Objectives (Please provide brief, clear statements that describe the desired outcomes of the project/program.)
Total Budget (If the grant is intended to pay only a portion of the total budget, what is the total budget of the project/program?)
Amount Requested (no more than $500)
Budget Narrative (Explain how the requested grant funds will be used, e.g. materials, catering, travel, rentals.)