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The Woodside Community Action Grant is a seed-funding competition for ASU students that are passionate about service. Students are eligible to receive funding to carry out service-focused projects in the local community. Projects should be engaging, community-driven, solutions-focused and sustainable, in that the impact is long-term. Proposals are accepted in the Spring 2018 semester, and students will have until Fall 2018 to implement their projects.
Apply for a Woodside Community Grant and receive up to $1500 for the spring semester. Students can apply as individuals or as members of a team. Students are highly encouraged to partner with other ASU students in order to submit a more competitive application.
Woodside Community Action Grants – Spring 2019 Dates & Deadlines
|Application Open||Feb. 1, 2019|
|Application Closes||Feb. 24, 2019|
|Pitch Day (invitation only)||Mar. 23, 2019|
|Announce Woodside Grant Recipients||Apr. 2019|
Failure to follow the Official Rules below will result in disqualification.
Please review these requirements carefully before submitting your proposal. Writing workshops and office hours are also available for those seeking additional support in developing an effective submission.
Student organization and team eligibility
Woodside Community Action Grants applications will be reviewed by a committee of students who are passionate about advancing innovation in service. The Woodside Committee will review the proposals recommended by the student committee and make final decisions regarding the award of funds.
Judges will use the following criteria to evaluate applicants.
SERVICE: Does the initiative focus on community service and volunteerism?
PROJECT TOPIC: Is the social issue being addressed relevant to local community needs?
SUSTAINABILITY: Has the applicant(s) identified strategies for their project’s effect to continue?
IMPLEMENTATION: Has the applicant(s) clearly listed how they will carry out their project?
BUDGET: Does the applicant have a clear and thoughtful budget prepared?
CHALLENGES/SOLUTIONS: Has the applicant identified barriers and solutions to challenges?
PASSION: Has the applicant(s) identified why they are passionate about this local issue?
INDIVIDUAL/TEAM LEADERSHIP ABILITY: Is the applicant a part of a successful team of individuals who will assist them in carrying out this project?
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS: Has the applicant(s) identified partners in the community needed to implement the project?