Mini Grants

Mini Grants 2018

Supporting programming, campus-wide.

Late Night Mini Grants

Late Night mini grants are intended to help provide engaging activities that do not involve alcohol during high-risk times. All undergraduate and graduate clubs and organizations, as well as individuals, planning social, recreational or entertainment-based late night programming are eligible to apply. Clubs, organizations, and residence halls may be awarded up to $150 per year by completing the mini-grant application form below.

Well-Being Mini Grants

Well-being mini grants are intended to help support programming on campus that aims to enhance the well-being of Notre Dame students. All undergraduate and graduate clubs and organizations, as well as individuals, planning social, recreational or entertainment-based programming are eligible to apply. Clubs, organizations, and residence halls may be awarded up to $100 per year by completing the mini-grant application form below.


All mini-grant applicants will be required to clearly articulate plans for integrating coronavirus prevention protocols. Preference for mini grants will be given to activities that meet most or all of the following guidelines:

  • Addresses McWell's four programming priorities: Facilitates social connection, Provides health education, Enhances emotional well-being, Increases care for community.
  • Engaging, interesting, creative, or unique.
  • Structured to promote students attending entire program, rather than being a “stop by” for students prior to going out for the evening.
  • Demonstrate collaboration between multiple groups or organizations.
  • Open to a broad audience.
  • Promote student interaction.
  • Can identify goals and evaluation metrics.
  • Can provide an appropriate description of how the funds will be used.
  • Funding from McWell is integral to making the event a success.
  • Application is submitted at least two weeks prior to date of event.
  • Late night mini grant requirement: On Thursday, Friday or Saturday night after 9 pm OR an event directly linked to a high-risk time (ex: alcohol-free game watch).
  • Well-being mini grant requirement: Can identify what dimension of well-being the event aims to impact and how.

Clubs and organizations that receive funding will also be asked to complete a brief post-event survey and display a McWell promotional poster at the event.

Contact mcwell@nd.edu for more information or to submit posters or publicity materials.

This grant program is intended to provide funding to events that might otherwise not be funded.  If your organization is hosting an event that you’d like to request McWell co-sponsor, please contact McWell at mcwell@nd.edu.
 

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