Apply for a Women's Giving Circle Grant Before the June 10 Deadline

Faculty and staff must submit their grant applications by June 10 to be considered for the 2021 grant cycle awards.
Russell Cothren, University Relations

Faculty and staff must submit their grant applications by June 10 to be considered for the 2021 grant cycle awards.

The U of A Women's Giving Circle is 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 learn how to apply and see a list of past recipients. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, June 10. Grant finalists will be notified by Oct. 1, and the final grants will be awarded at the fall voting event on Friday, Oct. 15.

The Women's Giving Circle was created by the founding members of the Women in Philanthropy Committee of the Campaign for the Twenty-First Century. Since 2003, the circle has awarded over $1.5 million in funding to faculty and staff members from various departments and academic units at the university. This year marks the 19th year of funding for the circle.

Contacts

Jennifer Elaine Holland, director of development communication
University Relations
479-575-7346, jholland@uark.edu

Headlines

Blue & You Foundation Gives $600,000 to School of Social Work

The foundation recently invested an unprecedented $5.29 million in Arkansas behavioral health programs, including a grant for the U of A’s School of Social Work.

Study Explains Lax Oversight in Facebook Ads During 2016 Election

Facebook advertising during the 2016 political campaign demonstrated a systematic bias toward ad buyers, researchers found.

Message Regarding Fulbright, Brough Connections

Bill Kincaid, the acting chancellor of the U of A, released the following statement on the U of A Board of Trustees' decisions regarding the names of former Sen. J. William Fulbright and former Gov. Charles Brough.

Law Professor, Dean Emerita Named American Bar Foundation Chair

Dean Emerita Cynthia Nance will serve as Chair of the American Bar Foundation Fellows and will accept a grant presented by American Bar Endowment in Chicago in August.

Doctoral Industrial Engineering Student Recognized with International Best Paper Award

A research paper by Nick Shallcross, doctoral student in industrial engineering, was chosen by the Systems Engineering journal to be included in its best papers of the year issue.

News Daily