NYSC HAS CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT GRANTS AVAILALBE

$300 Chapter Development Grant for Existing Chapters

The NYSC AAUP has approved the availability of grants of up to $300 to registered NYSC AAUP chapters in good standing. The decision to award such a grant will be made by the NYSC AAUP Administrative Committee in consultation with the Executive Director.

Applications must be submitted at least thirty (30) days prior to the planned event to be considered for approval.

A review of applications will be conducted twice a year, October 31st and April 30th. Applications not received by those dates will be rolled into the next round of reviews, e.g. applications received on November 1st will be reviewed April 30th of the following year.

Grants will be awarded based on availability of funds. If an application is not approved during one round of reviews due to lack of available funding, that application will be considered first during the next round of reviews.

Applications for grants for existing chapters must include the following:

  1. Names, addresses (postal and e-mail), and phone numbers of the President and Treasurer of the chapter.
  2. A brief description of the event for which funding is required, including ways in which you intend to promote the event and the communication methods used.
  3. A brief description of how the event will enhance the AAUP chapter.
  4. A proposed budget for the event (please be as detailed as possible).
  5. The following paragraph: We the undersigned officers of the above-mentioned NYSC AAUP chapter agree to submit a brief report of the event (no longer than 300 words) including the number of attendees (and ideally their email addresses) along with receipts (or clear copies of receipts) of expenses incurred. This report will be sent to the Executive Director of the NYSC AAUP (sdearhealeyaaup@gmail.com) within thirty (30) days after the event. We also grant permission to NYSC AAUP to have this report published in the NYSC Academe and/or posted on the official NYSC AAUP web site (https://nyscaaup.org/).
  6. Dated signatures of the President and Treasurer of the chapter.

Grants will be awarded based on the following:

  1. The application must be complete.
  2. The required report and receipts must be submitted within thirty (30) days after the event.
  3. Availability of funds.
    1. If an application is not approved during one round of reviews due to lack of available funding, that application will be considered first during the next round of reviews.

Grant applications for existing chapters must be sent directly to Sally Dear-Healey, Executive Director of the NYSC AAUP, via regular mail (341 Shafer Road, Harpursville, NY 13787) or scanned into an email and sent to (sdearhealeyaaup@gmail.com).

$500 Chapter Development Grant for New Chapters

The NYSC AAUP has approved the availability of grants of up to $500 to AAUP members who wish to develop a new AAUP chapter at their academic institution. The decision to award such a grant will be made by the NYSC AAUP Administrative Committee in consultation with the Executive Director.

A review of applications will be conducted twice a year, October 31st and April 30th. Applications not received by those dates will be rolled into the next round of reviews, e.g. applications received on November 1st will be reviewed April 30th of the following year.

Grants are awarded based on availability of funds. If an application is not approved during one round of reviews due to lack of available funding, that application will be considered first during the next round of reviews.

Applications for grants for new chapters must include the following:

  1. Name and address of the academic institution.
  2. Names and addresses of at least seven (7) AAUP members (in good standing) at that institution who agree to act as founding members of the chapter.
  3. A brief description of the event for which funding is required, including ways in which you intend to promote the event and the communication methods used.
  4. A proposed budget for the event (please be as detailed as possible).
  5. The following paragraph: We the undersigned founding members of the AAUP chapter at the above-mentioned institution agree to submit a brief report of the event (no longer than 300 words and to include the number of attendees) along with receipts (or copies of receipts) of expenses incurred. This report must be sent to the Executive Director of the NYSC (sdearhealeyaaup@gmail.com) within thirty (30) days after the event. We also grant permission to the NYSC AAUP to have this report published in the NYSC Academe and/or posted on the official NYSC AAUP web site.
  6. Grant applications for new chapters must include the dated signatures of the seven (7) founding members, each of whom must be an AAUP member in good standing.

Grants will be awarded based on the following:

  1. The application must be complete.
  2. The required report and receipts must be submitted within thirty (30) days after the event.
  3. Availability of funds.
    1. If an application is not approved during one round of reviews due to lack of available funding, that application will be considered first during the next round of reviews.

Grant applications for new chapters must be sent directly to Sally Dear-Healey, Executive Director of the NYSC AAUP, via regular mail (341 Shafer Road, Harpursville, NY 13787) or scanned into an email and sent to (sdearhealeyaaup@gmail.com).

For general guidelines on how to “Start a Chapter” go to: https://www.aaup.org/membership/start-chapter

For guidelines on “Starting an AAUP Chapter, Step by Step” go to: https://www.aaup.org/get-involved/start-chapter/step-by-step

For additional information please contact: 

Sally Dear-Healey
Executive Director, NYSC AAUP
(607) 656-9477
sdearhealeyaaup@gmail.com

 

AAUP National offers Grant Funds for CBC Chapters

AAUP National Grant Funds for Chapters

To better support AAUP chapters in their work, the AAUP Council has approved two new grant funds that will provide resources to chapters pursuing key pieces of litigation and organizing their members.

Collective Bargaining Chapter Litigation Fund

This fund provides grants to AAUP collective bargaining chapters to support legal cases of importance to the broader higher education community or that may have significant precedential value for other AAUP chapters.

Collective Bargaining Chapter Mobilization Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide grants to AAUP collective bargaining chapters to support new member organizing drives and other member mobilization activities such as contract campaigns or issues campaigns.

See details about the grant funds on our Union Chapter Services page.