Reaching for Higher Ground


Request for Proposals

Application Deadline: August 1, 2015

The Reaching for Higher Ground Core Committee is seeking proposals for mini-grants from UNI departments and units for activities that focus on And Justice for All, the theme for the 2015-2016 Higher Ground project.

Mini-Grant Guidelines

Pending available funding, mini-grant awards up to $1,000 will support activities and programming planned during the 2015-16 academic year that reflect the mission and values of the Reaching for Higher Ground project and that strive to meet the stated project goals, including campus and/or local community engagement.

The Reaching for Higher Ground Core Committee will evaluate all applications and make final funding decisions based on the provided review criteria by September 1, 2015.

All proposed projects will be considered for listing and publicizing under the Reaching for Higher Ground umbrella, even if they do not receive funding.


  1. Use this evaluation form to collect feedback from your event's participants. Please insert the event name and date before distributing the form.
  2. Use this spreadsheet to input the data from the forms you collect and email it to
  3. At the conclusion of their funded activities, mini-grant recipients will submit brief reports documenting their projects’ contributions to the Reaching for Higher Ground goals.