Past awards have funded needs like: production costs for an exhibition on Salvadoran migration and displacement; supplies for a theater project with young women in I Have A Dream Foundation's programs; travel to a reproductive justice conference; food for a student-organized conference on urban community and environmental health.
Individual students enrolled at Lang, and groups that include at least one Lang student, are eligible to apply.
Awards CANNOT be used for:
If a CESJ mini-grant includes requests for prohibited items, said specific item will not be considered for funding.
Additionally, students also must make clear if they have or plan to solicit additional funding. Lack of disclosure
Grant recipients must document and reflect upon their project, working closely with Lang CESJ staff to do so. If you are approved for a grant, you should expect to:
Mini-Grants are accepted in monthly deadline cycles. Applications are due on the first Friday of every month. In Fall 2019, deadlines are:
- Friday, October 4
- Friday, November 1
- Friday, December 6
Spring 2020 deadlines are:
- Friday, February 6
- Friday, March 6
- Friday, April 3
- Friday, May 1
We encourage students to apply as early as possible to allow room for planning, publicizing, and implementation, and for award disbursement should you be chosen. Students are also encouraged to meet with CESJ staff to review applications.
PLEASE NOTE: Award disbursement may take up to 8 weeks, and is sent via postal mail as a check. We encourage you to consider this as you plan your budget and timing (i.e. immediate payment may not be possible, so take into account that you may receive your award as a reimbursement). If you have concerns about this, don't hesitate to reach out to us.
If you have any questions about CESJ Mini-Grants or this application form, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.