Campus Grants Program

Program Guidelines

Program Guidelines

Objective

The Campus Grants Program is intended to supplement campus funding for projects or activities that would develop or enhance cooperative problem solving, professional development, creative use and understanding of technology, safer working conditions and understanding and facilitating diversity in the workplace. Except in extraordinary circumstances, the maximum amount awarded per application is $15,000.

Eligibility

An individual employee, a campus group or committee, or a multi-campus group or committee.

A project or activity that is designed to meet the needs of multiple full-time and/or part-time employees at a single campus, at multiple campuses, or statewide.

A commitment of a campus financial contribution of a minimum of 40% of the total cost of the project or activity. NYS/UUP Joint Labor-Management Committees' funds that have been awarded to the campus should not be included as part of the campus contribution.

Proposals that include the following:

Particular consideration is given to projects or activities that:

Application Deadlines

A completed Application, with attachments, may be submitted at any time, but at least 45 days prior to the commencement of the project or activity. The decision to fund an application is at the discretion of the Campus Grants Committee.

Application Process

  1. Read the Application Instructions.
  2. Fill out, print and sign the Application.
  3. Have the Application signed by the campus president or designee and the UUP chapter president.
  4. Send the Application with required attachments listed below to the NYS/UUP JLMC staff.

Required Attachments

A proposed project or activity described under Eligibility.

A detailed statement from the campus president or designee indicating the campus's financial contribution of a minimum of 40% of the cost of the project or activity.

A list of other grant support, if any.

A letter of endorsement by the campus president or designee and the UUP chapter president.

Additional information may be requested by the Campus Grants Committee.

Program Evaluation

A Program Evaluation must be submitted within 30 days of completing the project or activity. If the funded project or activity was completed at the time of the award, the evaluation must be completed within 30 days of the award notification. The Committee may postpone taking action on subsequent applications submitted by the award recipient until the Program Evaluation is received.

General Program Information

The General Program Information section provides information pertaining to the disbursement of New York State/United University Professions Joint Labor-Management Committees' funds, including application follow-up, acknowledgement of committee funds, expenditure limitations, and reimbursement of expenditures, equipment policy, and contacts.