For Current Ohio JCEP Members Only
Purpose: To provide incentive and expense support for current members of Ohio Joint Council of Extension Professionals in creating or expanding programs, research projects, or other outreach or educational opportunities. See the award application for complete details (link below). For funding support for professional development opportunities such as conference registration or continuing education, see the “scholarship” (insert link to scholarship) section of this website.
Funding: Maximum funding awarded will be up to $500 for applications encompassing a single program area project or up to $1,000 for cross-programmatic applications. Grants totaling up to $1,000 will be given in April and September for a total of $2,000 in its debut year, 2019. Additional funds may be made available in future years. Only one award per individual/team per year is permitted. Preference will be given to applicants who have not received funding in the previous two years. Funds must be spent within 12 months of receiving award. A final report summarizing program outcomes, impacts, and expenses is required within 1 month of completing the project.
Procedures: The OJCEP Scholarships, Grants and Recognition (SGR) Grants sub-committee will review applications and make a final determination of grant award recipients. Submit applications by APRIL 1, 2019 for the spring awards and September 1, 2019 for the fall awards to Ashley Kulhanek, SGR Scholarship sub-committee chair. Grant funds will be disbursed as expense transfers upon completion of the project upon receipt of the final expense report and a written summary (1-2 pages). The summary must be submitted to the OJCEP treasurer and SGR Committee chair within 30 days of the completion of the project or event.