Grant Application Period Opening for 2020 Women's Giving Circle Funding
The University of Arkansas Women's Giving Circle is now accepting grant applications from faculty and staff for programs and initiatives supporting the campus and communities across the state. Proposals should include work that supports the guiding priorities for the university and that falls within the scope of the Women's Giving Circle's priorities:
- Support and promote scholarship, research and service
- Enrich the quality of life of women and children
- Encourage outreach and engagement in Arkansas
Please visit the Women's Giving Circle website to download the grant application packet, review the process and see a list of past recipients. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Monday, June 1. Grant semi-finalists will be notified in September and the final grants will be awarded at the fall voting event on Friday, Oct. 30.
Beginning with the 2016 Grant Cycle, the Women's Giving Circle instituted a two-year funding rule. No applicant may receive funding for the same project for more than two consecutive years. Thereafter, applicants are welcome to submit another project. The maximum funding for any grant will be capped at $20,000.
Jennifer Holland, director of development communications
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