Mini Grant and Presentation Grant Guidelines

Mini Grant Proposals:

Complete the Mini Grant Application Form, beginning FY 2020-21.  Pay particular attention to the Instructions page.

Additionally, applicants may refer to the Mini Grant Scoring Sheet for further suggestions on proposal content, keeping in mind that proposals are judged by the criteria delineated in the general guidelines.

Presentation Grant Proposals: 

Complete the Presentation Grant Application Form, beginning FY 2020-21.  Pay particular attention to the Instructions page.

Additionally, applicants may refer to the Presentation Grant Scoring Sheet for further suggestions on proposal content, keeping in mind that proposals are judged by the criteria delineated in the general guidelines.

Funding Period

Funds awarded for Mini Grants may be spent in the year of the award or the following fiscal year.

Funds awarded for Presentation Grants must be spent in the same fiscal year as your application.  The expenses may be incurred either before or after the application.


Reporting

All successful applicants are required to e-mail the following to the Chair of the Statewide LAUC R&PD Committee:

  • Annual Report – A concise report outlining the applicant's progress and funds expended (due at the end of each funding year, i.e. by July 1).

  • Final Report – A final report summarizing project achievements (due within one month of the project's conclusion).  The report will be posted on the LAUC website and sent to UCOP.

  • Final Product – One copy of any product (publication, media, website, etc.) resulting from a research project must be sent to the Chair of the Statewide LAUC R&PD Committee.  The Chair will deposit this copy in the LAUC Archives.  When appropriate, copies of the product should be added (and cataloged) to a circulating collection of the local institution and deposited in the UC eScholarship Repository.

Use the End of Funding Period Report form for both annual and final reports.