Give Back Grants Competition

The Give Back Grants will provide monetary awards to four undergraduate student-generated community engagement projects.  Individual students, groups of students, and student organizations are encouraged to submit project ideas through this application process.  Please see attached information for project requirements and application process.

This competition will have a two-tiered selection process.  A selection committee, consisting of students from each class committee and university staff, will review all applications and select four projects to advance to the finalist round.  Finalists will be required to present their projects to the Give Back Class Challenge class committees at the Give Back Awards event.  Based on these presentations, each of the class committees will select one of the projects to fund.  Selection order and resulting grant amounts will be determined by the class’s standing in the Give Back Class Challenge.

All projects wishing to be considered for the finalist rounds are required to attend a training sessions scheduled for Tuesday, October 8 (5-7 p.m.). This training session will help each of the groups develop a pitch for their project. All finalist groups will be required to share their projects at the Give Back Awards. Awards amounts will be designated at this event.

October 8 5-7 p.m.: Marketing training session
October 9 by 5 p.m.: Proposals due. Please submit all information to
October 11 by 5 p.m.: First round selection made and finalist projects notified
October 21-November 22: The Give Back Class Challenge
Thursday, November 21: The Give Back Awards (All finalists are required to attend)

Give Back Grant Applications may be downloaded here