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The President's Diversity Mini-Grants Program


The Office of Global Diversity & Inclusion and the Diversity Action Council (DAC) seek to promote a positive campus climate for diversity, support the development of diversity curriculum, enhance communications, and assist in the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration.

Support may be requested for diversity-­related curricular development projects, campus events and programs, or research, including but not limited to the evaluation of campus diversity programs.

The Award

The amount of the award will vary, depending on the nature of the project proposed and the number of meritorious applications received. Selected proposals will be awarded up to $500 each. These mini-grants are funded and administered by the Office of Global Diversity & Inclusion on behalf of the Diversity Action Council.


Applications are invited from all Portland State faculty, staff and departments. For application guidelines, procedure, checklist and more information on these mini-grants, please see the request for proposal below.

Request for Proposal: President's Diversity Mini-Grants 2016-2017


Email the complete application to Global Diversity & Inclusion ( by 5:00pm on Friday, January 27, 2017.


Patrick Villaflores, Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion, 503-725-5969, for this year's funding opportunity.

2016-2017 President's Diversity Mini-Grant Recipients
2015-2016 President's Diversity Mini-Grant Recipients