Awards for Pioneering Grants are $5,000 - $10,000.
To support innovative ideas and activities and their subsequent implementation that contribute to improved student learning, development and success. Proposals will meet the goals and objectives of the CSI Strategic Plan. Collaboration among faculty and/or staff is encouraged.
Grant funds may be used for supplies, equipment, consultants, and technical assistance. Grants do not pay salaries, honoraria, or food for the applicant. However, they will pay a reasonable rate for a finished product that has been developed. Travel expenses may not exceed 15% of the funding request. Applicants should include sales tax and shipping/handling in all applicable budget items.
CSI Common Grant Application must be used to apply for Pioneering Grants.
Grant proposals should:
Applicants must receive the endorsement of their department chair, director, and/or immediate supervisor as they may be consulted for their recommendations.
Applications must be submitted to the Office of Instruction and Academic Affairs, and electronically via email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. of the due date. Proposals that are submitted after 5:00 p.m. on the due date will not be scored and will be returned to the applicant.