IDI Grant Application Webform

Below is the online application for the Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion (IDI) Grants Program. Please review all relevant information about the IDI program, including funding restrictions and previous grant recipients, before submitting an application.

If there are any questions or comments, please contact the Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement at (202) 994-7434, or email [email protected].

NOTE: Applicants are not able to save half-complete applications and return later to finish them -- they must be completed in one sitting. Therefore, it is strongly suggested that applicants compile their answers in a separate document then copy/paste their answers into the boxes below.


Primary Contact Information and Logistics

Provide the name and email address for the individual responsible for communicating about the IDI application with the ODECE in the "Primary" information boxes. Please include all requested information for each additional project leader in the "Project Leaders Contact Information" textbox.

This address will receive a confirmation email once the application has been successfully submitted.
Please include First and Last Name, email address, primary university affiliation, position/major and school/office for all project leaders. (e.g. Cameron Smither, [email protected], Staff, Presidential Administrative Fellow in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.)
e.g. July 1, 2019 – March 15, 2020



Project Abstract

Provide a summary description of the project’s goals, location, audience, and relevance to diversity and inclusion (Please limit Project Abstracts to 300 words or less)



Project Description

Provide an in-depth explanation of what the project is generally about, your motivation, your overall goals/learning outcomes, when and where your project will take place and why. (Please limit Project Descriptions to the equivalent of 4 single-space pages)

Describe why you believe such an activity would benefit the GW community as well as expand the capacity of diversity and inclusion at the university. Note: If this is not the first iteration of the project, please detail how it will significantly expand or improve on those prior.
For assistance, consult the GW Statement on Diversity and Inclusion and the ODECE vision and mission statement (both can be found on the ODECE website).
How will you know if, and when, your project has accomplished its goals? How will the long-term impacts of this project be measured?
Outline the major dates associated with your project




Once your team has downloaded and filled out the IDI Budget Template, please upload the file here. Every project is required to use this template. Consult the guidelines on the bottom of the IDI Budget template for restrictions on funding use.

Budget *
Note: only excel files are accepted.
Files must be less than 800 KB.
Allowed file types: xls xlsx.



Additional Items

Are there any other details, considerations, or concerns of which the ODECE should be aware? For example, biographical information for any non-GW speakers should be provided.
How did you hear about the IDI grants program?
This question is optional though highly encouraged. Answers here will help the ODECE more effectively share this opportunity with all of GW.