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Mini-grant proposal for local section

Posted by Lee, Young-Jin on September 8, 2016 at 4:35 PM

I do not have specific ideas, but if you are interested, you are welcome to apply. I would strongly support you.


Young-Jin, ACS Ames Local Section Chair/

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LSAC is sponsoring two pilot grants with funding available to local section members to support key ACS strategic initiatives:

Facilitate member participation in virtual events though a Local Section Virtual Event Participation Grant;

Mutual Exchange of Expertise in Technologies: Project MEET


Virtual Event Participation Grant

Local Sections can be awarded seed funding to plan and implement hardware and/or software infrastructure to facilitate the ability of Section members to participate in events from a remote location. LSAC can fund up to $1,500 per application submitted. Read more about this funding opportunity and apply.

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/grants/acscommunity/local-section-virtual-event-participation-grant.html


Project MEET

Local Sections can be awarded funding to plan an event that brings together senior chemists with youth ages 3-17 for a mutual exchange of expertise and technological know-how. For example, senior chemists could provide a demonstration of engaging chemistry drawn from their own professional experience, and the children could capture a video on smartphones to share with the senior chemists how to upload the video to a YouTube channel, or share it with a friend on various social media outlets. Activities and technology would depend on the interests and expertise of the participants. Mini-grants are available up to a maximum of $400 for an activity sponsored by an ACS Local Section. Apply for this funding opportunity.

Important Note: Monday, October 17th is the deadline to submit applications for both the LSAC Virtual Event Participation Grant and Project MEET.

https://fs23.formsite.com/kate1dc/projectmeet/index.html

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