Lilly Network Grant Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

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As members of the Lilly Network of Church-related Colleges and Universities, we are invited to apply to the Network’s Small Grant program.

Lilly Network grants are designed to forward the mission of the Lilly Network, which is to strengthen the quality and shape the character of church-related higher learning. Proposals are due September 15th and should directly or indirectly advance this mission at a local Lilly Network campus, among several campuses, or in a collaborative space.

Proposals will be accepted for the following programs:

Faculty Development / Mentoring – $3,000-$12.000

These grants are intended to help nurture faculty at all stages of their careers at Network institutions and strengthen the commitment of faculty to institutional mission.

Regional Collaboration / Conferences – $12,500

Previous conference grants have focused on issues facing schools in a particular region, topics of current debate among faculty at a particular school, student life issues, graduate student matters, various theological or denominational traditions in higher education, an array of topics in liberal and professional education, and issues of

Network Exchange (Best practice sharing) – $25,000

Network grants are designed to showcase distinctive, signature projects, institutes, or curricula that highlight the Christian or church-related characteristics of their schools.

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If you are interested in submitting an application, please contact Jay Tacke Peterson, Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs, by July 15th with a brief description of your proposal idea.