Grants & Initiatives

Grants for faculty and staff:

  • Alumni Connection Grants
  • Dial Grant
  • Arkansas Space Grant Consortium

Grants for students:

  • Academic Enrichment Fund
  • King Fund
  • Arkansas Community Foundation (Scholarships)

How to Apply for Grants

  1. Identify the Grant
    • Grants.gov
    • Foundations
  2. Submit the Grant Request Form (attached)
    • Obtain the signature of your Department Head
    • Must include a budget and show the source of matching funds
    • Submit it to the Vice President for Advancement for approval
  3. Submit the Grant Application
    • Ask a colleague to proofread your proposal
    • Obtain approval from your Department Head to submit
    • Submit a final copy of the proposal to the Vice President for Advancement for record keeping
  4. Grant Management
    • Financial Management and Reporting
    • Academic Grants- report through the Provost
    • Institutional/Program Grants- report through a Vice President
    • Submit reports to the Vice President for Advancement for record keeping

Grant Project Stories

  • MacLean Hall
  • Renovation- Low-interest loan (Harmon Foundation)
  • Renovation- Historic Tax Credits/National Register of Historic Places (2016)
  • Voorhees hall
  • Renovation- Historic Tax Credits/National Register of Historic Places (2018)
  • Munger-Wilson Chapel
  • Renovation- Historic Tax Credits
  • Art Department Renovations & Endowment (Windgate Charitable Foundation)
  • JLC Scholarships (Frueauff Foundation)
  • Biology Equipment (Eiff Foundation)- Dr. Knight
  • Student Emergency Funds (Oxley Foundation)
  • Shooting Sports (MidwayUSA Foundation)
  • Student Scholarships (Chatlos Foundation)
  • JLC Peer Student Tutors (Northpark Presbyterian Church)
  • Frontier Scholarship Program (Walton Family Foundation)
  • Need-Based Scholarships (E.A. Franklin Charitable Trust)
  • (Upcoming- Science Center grants)