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Introducing ACU Gender Grants: Promoting Gender Equity on Campus

Introducing ACU Gender Grants: Promoting Gender Equity on Campus

At the heart of every thriving university community is a commitment to gender equity and equality. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the opening of applications for ACU Gender Grants, designed to support initiatives that champion these essential values on campus.

Key Details:

  • Applications Open: March 12, 2024
  • Applications Close: May 7, 2024, 16:00 UTC

ACU Gender Grants are an annual opportunity for member universities to secure funding for projects, workshops, and events aimed at fostering gender equity and equality within their institutions. From empowering women in leadership to raising awareness of sexual harassment, these grants cover a wide range of impactful initiatives.

What Projects Are Supported?

  • Supporting women in leadership roles
  • Raising awareness of sexual harassment and developing anti-sexual harassment initiatives
  • Empowering women in science and research
  • Creating effective institutional policies
  • Mainstreaming gender equity into the curriculum

Exciting Partnership: In collaboration with the Martha Farrell Foundation, ACU is pleased to offer three additional Gender Grants specifically focused on developing anti-sexual harassment policies and strategies. These grants, open to staff members of ACU member universities in Africa and Asia, include valuable online training and ongoing support from the Martha Farrell Foundation.

What’s Included:

  • Thirteen awards of up to GBP 1,000 to support the costs of organizing gender equity and equality projects.

How to Apply:

  • Be a staff member at an ACU member university.
  • Submit your application through the online form.
    • If you’re already a MyACU account holder, access the grant application form here.
    • New to MyACU? Register for an account here and follow the instructions in the registration email to access the application form.

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference on your campus. Apply now and join us in advancing gender equity and equality in higher education. Together, we can create a more inclusive and supportive academic environment for all.