Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program announces upcoming Spring 2018 funding opportunity.

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program is interested in awarding financial support to programs and projects that drive initiatives to solve social and environmental challenges and encourage teamwork between members of the community and academia to bring transformational change in society. At this time, the Program focuses on work in and to benefit the American Southwest. 

The Program offers four types of financial support annually.




Challenge Grants: Up to $200K for up to 3 years for UA-Community partnerships addressing complex challenges 



Seed Grants: Awards up to 2 years for new UA-Community partnerships; $100,000/year divided among 2–4 grantees



Faculty Fellowships: Two-year appointments for early- to mid-career or changing-career UA faculty 



Visiting Associateships: For non-UA scholars and non-academic professionals to develop service work, research or advocacy with UA colleagues and regional communities




The Spring 2018 funding opportunity will be open to community non-profits, University of Arizona (UA) students, UA faculty, UA staff and others working in social justice or environmental stewardship in two categories: Seed Grants and Faculty Fellowship Award.

Details about the requirements, eligibility, information sessions, will be released in March 2018.

Learn more about past UA Faculty FellowsVisiting Associates (formerly called Visiting Fellows)UA-Community Partnerships and competitive grant awards we’ve supported.

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