the president's diversity mini-grants program


The Division of Global Diversity & Inclusion and the Diversity Action Council (DAC) seek to promote a positive campus climate for diversity and inclusion, support the development of culturally-responsive curriculum, diversity education and learning offerings, diversity programming, 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 Global Diversity & Inclusion on behalf of the Diversity Action Council.


applications are invited from all portland state faculty, staff and departments. partnership with a psu department is required for any students applying. the department must be in agreement to support the fiscal processing of the award. 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 2019-2020


Email the complete application to Global Diversity & Inclusion ( by 5:00pm on friday, january 24, 2020.


patrick villaflores, committee chair of the president's diversity mini grants program at 503.725.5969 for this year's funding opportunity.


view the previous recipients of the president's diversity mini-grants