Grant Opportunities

Grant Opportunities

Awards for Community Organizations, Scholars & Other Professionals

In addition to supporting outstanding students and student organizations, the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice awards grants to nonprofits, University of Arizona (UA)  faculty and outside scholars and accomplished professionals working in social justice or environmental stewardship. At this time, the Program focuses on work in and to benefit the American Southwest.

The Spring 2018 funding opportunity is now open. Details about the requirements, eligibility and information sessions here.

The Spring 2018 funding opportunity is now 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. 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.

Schedule for Partnership Awards, Faculty Fellows & Visiting Associates

Award Spring Fall

Challenge Grants: Up to $200K for up to 3 years for new or existing UA-community partnerships addressing complex challenges

   

Seed Grants: Awards up to 2 years for new UA-community partnerships; $200,000/year divided among 2 to 4 grantees

 

 

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

 

Visiting Associates: For scholars outside the UA and non-academic professionals to support service work, research or advocacy in collaboration with UA colleagues and/or Southwest communities

 

Note: The Agnese Nelms Haury Program also invests director's funds for various events and initiatives by invitation only. Director's funds are currently focused on our Next-Generation Communication Initiative.

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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