Monday, November 16, 2020

Applications for the 2020-2021 Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant are now open!

The Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant supports new initiatives that contribute to a diversity, equity, inclusion related strategic goal either at the departmental, college or university level i.e. measurable positive impact on advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Iowa. Selected initiatives hold promising potential for an immediate positive impact on campus community.

Seed Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded. Number of grants will vary based on program funding. Detailed information regarding grant criteria, selection criteria and review process, application process and requirements, and funding stipulations can be accessed HERE.

Please note, due to COVID, proposed on-campus initiative can be facilitated virtually this year. 

Completed applications are due December 6, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST and must be submitted using the online application. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be reviewed. If you have any questions about the grant or the application process, please contact the grant committee chair, Yashwant Prakash Vyas, at