Grants for Creative, Collaborative, and Community Service and/or Service Learning Projects
These grants are made to faculty for general project expenses entailed by this category of projects. (Purchase of equipment is not supported through this grant program.) Proposals that are to support beginning a new line of work, "seed grant," or which are combined with external funding may be given preference.
- Creative projects are those in the fine and performing arts that are generally viewed as being outside of the category of "traditional" academic work (e.g., music composition as performance, film production, fine arts, etc.).
- Collaborative projects are those undertaken between faculty and students.
- Community Service/Service Learning projects are those directed toward activities that have specific, concrete outcomes in the Ithaca/Thompkins County Community.
Review procedures may vary, depending upon the date the application is submitted. This grant program may not be used when projects fall under the guidelines of other structured grant programs, such as IDF and Summer Research Grants. The maximum award in this category is $750. When awards are made to support summer research projects, recipients must be aware of the Guidelines statement on eligibility for summer employment (see Summer Grants for Faculty Research) and remain within those guidelines in the conduct of their activities.
To apply for one of these project grants, complete the cover sheet on the following page and append a proposal containing:
1. a narrative, not to exceed 6 typewritten pages;
2. an evaluation and commentary from your dean;
3. a detailed budget specifying exact items to be purchased and their individual costs; and
4. a description of any departmental, external, or personal financial support that will supplement this grant.
5. if completion of a project will require support from Information Technology Services (ITS), a memo of support from ITS should accompany the proposal.
Proposals will be reviewed using the following criteria:
1. objectives are clear, precise, and measurable;
2. design involves well-defined methodologies;
3. investigator possesses requisite background and expertise;
4. dean supports the project;
5. projected time schedule is adequate to conduct the research;
6. necessary tools and equipment are available
7. significance of the project has been established;
8. contribution to the proposer's professional development is evident; and
9. prospect of long-term impact; e.g., external support or multi-year studies, is explained if at all relevant.
Proposals may be submitted to the Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs at anytime. Awards must be claimed and approved expenses reimbursed within the fiscal year for which the award was made. Reporting requirements are the same as those for Summer Research Grants.
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