How to Apply


Applying for a grant

We encourage those interested in applying for an Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion grant to do so by using our online form. For those who find it more comfortable, a pdf version of the application can be emailed to (Note: only one submission method is necessary). Please ensure you have reviewed all IDI information and included all necessary materials before submitting your grant application.
Your application must include:
  1. Primary Contact and Logistics
  2. Abstract
  3. Project Description
    • Grant Purpose
    • Significance to Diversity and Inclusion Mission
    • Assessment
    • Timetable
  4. Budget (using the IDI Grant Budget Template)
  5. Any other miscellaneous information

Application Deadlines

Applications are due by May 1 for the fall semester and October 15 for the spring semester, and applicants will be notified on or around June 1 and November 15, respectively.
Please note that all funds are awarded for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending the following June 30.
Applications may be submitted online using our online application form, or via email to the following email address: .
Applicants must use the provided IDI Grants Budget Template when submitting their budget. (Note: if download fails, try downloading again using a different browser such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome)

For general examples of eligible and ineligible requests, see the Eligible/Ineligible Grant Examples document.