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Nuckolls Fund Grant

Grant to a USA, Canada, or Mexico Educator to
Expand a Lighting Program at a North American IHE

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Foundation / Corporation

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Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education

Deadline Date:

10/31/19

Description:

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Grant of up to $20,000 to a USA, Canada, or Mexico IHE educator to expand a lighting program at a North American institution. The funding source encourages proposals for courses that cross departmental lines and involve students and faculty from more than one discipline.

In preparing the proposal, carefully consider and address the following:

  • The proposal is for the expansion of an existing lighting program. The submitting institution must currently offer at least one course dedicated to lighting. This grant is not intended for initiating lighting instruction at schools where no such course exists or in funding “once-only” projects that will not continue beyond the grant period.
  • The proposal must document how the lighting course will enhance the existing lighting instruction.
  • It is suggested that the applicant seek endorsement of and assistance for the institution’s lighting education program from the nearest Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) section, from practicing lighting professionals in the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and/or from the Designers Lighting Forum (DLF), and from local lighting companies whenever available.
  • Although lighting instruction is generally housed in one academic discipline, lighting itself is multidisciplinary. Thus, proposals that involve faculty and students from more than one discipline are encouraged.
  • Endorsement of the proposal by at least two academic officials (chair, director, dean, and so forth) of the institution is required. Such endorsement should indicate how the proposed activity will be integrated into existing programs and continued after the grant period ends. 

Equipment essential to the proposal may be purchased, with a limit of $5,000.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142507

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant is $20,000. The Fund reserves the right to award this grant in an amount less than $20,000.

Term of Contract:

The maximum grant period is two years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant proposals are accepted only from educators at academic institutions in North America.

The Fund does not permit monies to be used for research, lighting laboratories, or student scholarships.

Please note that the Nuckolls Fund grants may not be allocated to institutional indirect costs (overhead).

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Proposals due October 31, 2019. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged via email.
- Grant announced: No later than January 15, 2020.
- Public Announcement: Nuckolls Fund Event in conjunction with the Designers Lighting Forum of New York's LEDucation in mid-March 2020.
- Notification: All those who submit proposals will be notified of the recipient(s).

Proposals must be submitted electronically.

Private sector funding and internal matching for equipment costs is encouraged.

FAQs:
https://nuckollsfund.org/faq/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to:
nuckolls@nuckollsfund.org

Direct questions to the Fund Administrator, Jeanne Clemente, by email at info@nuckollsfund.org or call 845-424-6160.

The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education, Inc.
Attn: Jeanne Clemente, Fund Administrator
PO Box 635
Garrison, NY 10524

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