CHBS Mini-Grants Guidelines for 2023-2024

In support of faculty research, teaching and professional development, the Dean’s Office frequently offers mini-grants to be used as seed money for faculty projects.


Mini-grant funds may be used as seed money for various faculty projects or to fund small-scale faculty needs. Areas of funding might include:


The mini-grant awards will be based on the following:

Proposal Submission

The application process is intended to be short and simple. The following information will be needed to complete the application:



The mini-grant amount is up to $1,000.

Mini-grant funds must be spent by May 15 of the awarded year. All requests for funds must follow the state guidelines (see Guidelines and Spending Regulations for CHBS) and be in compliance with accounting and audit requirements.

If you find that your award funds cannot be used as your original proposed budget indicated, please notify the Dean’s Office, through Julie Love, right away.

When applicable, a copy of the IRB or IACOC approval and approved protocol must be submitted to Julie Love prior to any disbursements of funds.

Deadline and Review of Applications

Applications are due by 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, January 12, 2024. Late submissions cannot be accepted.
Application review begins after the application deadline. Recipients will be notified via e-mail within approximately 30 days of the application deadline. The recipients will also be announced on the CHBS website.