The college mission statement states that the goal of the college is to empower a diverse population of students to succeed as citizens of a challenging world. To support the mission, the Equity and Campus Diversity Program Grants will provide awards of up to $500.00 for projects, workshops and activities that infuse diversity, global issues, and different perspectives in curriculum and extra-curricular activities. (Projects of superior merit that are directly related to diversity in the curriculum may be funded for up to $1,000.00 with sufficient justification.) Awards are contingent on available funds and approval by the President.
Applications will be reviewed by the President's Council on Equity and Campus Diversity for referral to the president based on the following:
The council will consider any proposal related to diversity in the curriculum, but there is a particular need for the following:
All announcements must clearly identify the Equity and Campus Diversity Office as a contributing sponsor.
Program Grants can be used for a variety of projects, such as, but not limited to, the following:
Program Grants cannot be used for the following:
Food and beverages
Salaries or stipends for Buffalo State employees
**All materials purchased by Equity and Campus Diversity Program Grants become property of Buffalo State (i.e. cd's, books, dvd's, instruments)**
Applications must be submitted to the Equity and Campus Diversity Office, Cleveland Hall 415. Review of applications will begin upon receipt.
Special Note: Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the scheduled event.
The project review dates are August 15, 2014, October 17, 2014 and February 13, 2015.
For more information, contact Karen A. Clinton Jones, Ph.D., Chief Diversity Officer at (716) 878-6210.