The Gerber Institute may award grants for any project that supports or furthers the mission, vision, or theme of the Gerber Institute. Grant applications must be submitted by a member of the Newman University community, which includes faculty, staff, students, alumni and trustees.

Applying for a Grant

The person requesting the grant should submit a proposal detailing in no more than 1,000 words:

  1. The proposed project
  2. The intended or expected outcomes
  3. How the project supports or furthers the Institute’s mission, vision, or theme
  4. The amount of the grant request with an estimate of expenses required to complete the project
  5. How the project outcomes will be evaluated

The number of grants awarded each year is based on availability of funds. Faculty, staff, alumni and trustees may request up to $1,500; students may request up to $500.

Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but must be submitted at least a month before the proposed project.

Please submit your application to the director of the Gerber Institute.


Click the link to see past Grants Awarded.