The University of Vermont wishes to encourage and support initiatives that challenge students and the greater community to confront issues of discrimination and social injustice. To help us evaluate your request and determine appropriate funding levels, please provide the following information, enclose the materials requested, and return the request to:

Sherwood Smith, Director 
Center for Cultural Pluralism 
203 Allen House, 461 Main Street
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405-1707

*Requests are considered based on the availability of funds and quality of the application. The criteria are stated below. Requests may be made by individuals or organizations. Deadline for all requests is open until funding is exhausted.

Materials Requested

  1. Statement of purpose describing the goals*
  2. Timeline defining the duration of the project
  3. Budget outline detailing the specific uses of the funds and funding sources
  4. Statement must provide a rationale for how this project will either:
  • provide an improved multicultural education,
  • increase diversity in traditionally under-represented populations, or
  • improve campus climate around issues of race, ethnicity, gender, ability, and sexual orientation.

Please Include the Following:

  1. Title for the request
  2. Date of submission
  3. Your name, address and e-mail

Required Formatting 

  • Use the title as a header on each numbered page.
  • Max Length: 2 pages, without the cover page.