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Grants

$300 Grants for Chapter Development

The State Council of AAUP IL has approved the availability of grants of up to $300 to registered AAUP- IL chapters.

The decision to award such a grant will be made by the AAUP IL president. Applications may be submitted at any time but at least one-month prior to the planned event. All applications must include the following:

  1. Name, address (regular and e-mail) and phone number of the president of the chapter.
  2. A brief description of the event for which funding is required (include promotion and communication methods of planned event) and how the event will enhance AAUP.
  3. A proposed budget for the event.
  4. The following paragraph: We the undersigned officers of the above-mentioned AAUP-IL chapter agree to submit a brief report of the event (no longer than 300 words and to include number of attendees) along with receipts (or copies of receipts) of expenses incurred. This report will be sent to the President of AAUP IL within a month after the event. We also grant permission to AAUP IL to have this report published in the Illinois Academe and/or posted on the official AAUP-IL web site.
  5. Dated signatures of the President and Treasurer of the chapter. Grant applications for chapter development must be sent directly to the president of AAUP-IL via regular mail.

$500 Grants for New Chapters

The State Council of AAUP IL has approved the availability of grants of up to $500 to AAUP members who wish to develop an AAUP chapter at their academic institution.

The President, in consultation with the Executive Committee, will make the decision to approve such a grant. Applications may be submitted at any time but at least one-month prior to the planned event. All applications must include the following:

  1. Name and address of the academic institution
  2. Names and addresses of five AAUP members at that institution who agree to act as founding members of the chapter.
  3. A brief description of the event for which funding is requested (List methods that you are considering to announce and promote such an event)
  4. A proposed budget for the event
  5. The following paragraph: We the undersigned founding members of the AAUP chapter at the above-mentioned institution agree to submit a brief report of the event (no longer than 300 words and to include the number of attendees) along with receipts (or copies of receipts) of expenses incurred. This report will be sent to the President of AAUP IL within a month after the event. We also grant permission to AAUP IL to have this report published in the Illinois Academe and/or posted on the official AAUP-IL web site.
  6. Dated signatures of the five founding members. (Must be current AAUP members) Grant applications for new chapters must be sent directly to the President of AAUP-IL via regular mail. Copies of the grant application must also be sent to the members of the Executive Committee.

Michael J. Harkins
President

mharkbhs@worldnet.att.net