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Project Grant

Apply for a Project Grant to propose a creative project that expands materials science education in your community!

Each applicant can request funding for up to $2,500 for their project, which should be directly applicable to expanding materials science education or training the next generation of glass and ceramic professionals.

Completed applications received by the submission deadline will be reviewed by the CGIF’s Program Committee. Those applications that support activities aligned with the CGIF’s mission and vision will be considered for funding at the next Board of Trustees meeting in October. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Already participating in our Project Grant Program? An update is due every March 15 and September 15 until the completion of your project. Visit the Project Grant Update Portal to submit your grant reports.

Project Grant Application Tips

  • Please note that Project Grants should support training the next generation of professionals in ceramic and glass materials science.
  • Please note that the foundation does not typically fund requests for research projects, equipment, or staff salaries.
  • Applicants will be notified about the status of their Project Grant application each October.
  • Review our Grant Funding Guidelines for a complete list of funding requirements and reach out with questions before applying!

Example Applications

Please fill out the form below to apply for a CGIF Project Grant.  Deadline to apply is August 30, 2024.

Project Grant Application

For teachers and community members to submit their applications for the project grant.

"*" indicates required fields

Name of organization the applicant is affiliated with. If this is a community service application not affiliated with an organization, please note that here.

The website address of the affiliated organization.

Organization's Address*

Project leader's name*

Project leader's email*

Shipping address (if different from above)

Anticipated Start Date*
Anticipated End Date*

Please provide a summary of the entire project to include (1) a brief description of the project, (2) the goals and objectives, and (3) underscore why this project is important.

Please list an amount in USD in the space provided.

Please list an amount in USD in the space provided. Funding must be used specifically for the project. It can include things such as supplies and materials needed for your project, mileage for travel related to the project, publicity or marketing for events, display cases or tables for events, printing and copying, etc. Supplementary funding may NOT be used for staff or administrative salaries or for anything not directly related to producing your project.

Please use the space to outline the budget for your project. How will you use the requested supplemental funding? Are you receiving funding from any other source? Are there any additional costs to your project that neither the supplemental funding nor outside funding will cover? Use of bullet points are okay to use here, but be inclusive of all costs.

Please use this section to describe what you hope to accomplish with your project. It should spell out the specific results or outcomes you plan to achieve. Tie your goals and objectives directly to your need statement. Include all relevant groups and individuals in your target population. Always allow plenty of time to accomplish the objectives.

Please use this section to outline the timeline of your project. Describe the ways in which you will achieve the objectives. Also, describe the people involved in this project. Who will do what? When and how will they do it? Include information indicating your organization's capacity to implement and sustain the program.

What methods will be used to measure the progress of the project? What evidence will demonstrate success?

The CGIF strives to attract, inspire, and support the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals. How does your project align with our mission?

This section is optional. If you'd like the grant review committee to know anything else about you or your project, please use the space provided.
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