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Grants of up to $30,000 to USA and Puerto Rico member colleges and universities to support new and existing programs and courses in STEM-related entrepreneurship. Applicants must receive institutional approval before applying. Successful proposals will involve the formation of student teams, experiential learning, and creative pedagogical approaches.
VentureWell awards faculty grants to colleges and universities for the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs and/or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Through these grant funds, VentureWell supports creative pedagogical approaches that generate student teams working on technology solutions to real-world problems, with the goal of the strongest teams applying to participate in VentureWell’s E-Team Grant Program.
VentureWell encourages proposals that involve students, faculty, and advisors from engineering, science, business, design, and liberal arts disciplines, as well as groups traditionally underrepresented in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship, including women and minorities.
Proposals may include plans for creating or improving an individual course, course sequence, minor, major, certificate program, incubator, accelerator, and other co- and extra-curricular programs.
Faculty grants support educational courses or programs at the intersection of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship that lead to the creation and support of student teams. Focus areas include, but are not limited to:
For a list of elements of competitive and successful proposals, see: https://venturewell.org/wp-content/uploads/Faculty-Grants-guidelines—FY20-2.pdf#page=2
For examples of eligible expenses, see: https://venturewell.org/wp-content/uploads/Faculty-Grants-guidelines%E2%80%94FY20-2.pdf#page=6
GrantWatch ID#: 164694
Grants of up to $30,000 total may be requested.
Duration of the grant is one to three years*.
*The duration of all Faculty Grants is now 3 years, although you may choose to spend the funding in 1 or 2.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
If you have any questions feel free to contact Patricia Boynton, Grants Manager, at
413-587-2172 x115 or email@example.com.
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