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Presidential Mini-Grants for Departmental Diversity Initiative

The Presidential Mini-Grants for Departmental Diversity Initiative is designed to foster new projects, to test out ideas and to determine what may be the seeds of growth for the University.

This long-standing program supports selected proposals that promote awareness, skills, and knowledge about issues related to race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, abilities, age and/or religion. Preference will be given to proposals that are tied to the goals of the Stony Brook Plan for Equity, Inclusion and Diversity.

Drawing on a total pool of $30,000, the award amount granted will be determined by the number of grants selected and approved for funding. Awards have ranged from $1,000 to $4,000 in recent years, and last year the average award was $2,500.

Application deadline is Friday, February 28, 2020. General guidelines and information on the application process can be found on this website.