Apply for a Women's Giving Circle Grant Before June 1 Deadline

Faculty and staff must submit their grant applications by June 1 to be considered for the 2022 grant cycle awards.
Russell Cothren, University Relations

Faculty and staff must submit their grant applications by June 1 to be considered for the 2022 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 Wednesday, June 1. Grant finalists will be notified by Oct. 21, and the final grants will be awarded at the fall voting event on Friday, Nov. 4.

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 $1.6 million in funding to faculty and staff members from various departments and academic units at the university. This year marks the 20th year of funding for the circle.

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas' flagship institution, the U of A provides an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes more than $2.2 billion to Arkansas' economy through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while also providing training for professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the U of A among the top few U.S. colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among the top public universities in the nation. See how the U of A works to build a better world at Arkansas Research News.

Contacts

Emily Money, managing director
Women's Giving Circle
501-916-2021, wgc@uark.edu

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