This new grant has been designed in response to the cancellations and sudden transitions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 Creative Initiative Grant offers Davidson students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to collaborate and focus on creative projects in a time of uncertainty. Successful proposals will showcase the power of art to connect and engage the global college community.

Grants Awarded

COVID-19 Creative Initiative Grant 2020 Recipients (PDF) 

Submit a Proposal

Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis through May 15, 2020. Decisions will be made within 1-2 weeks after submission. Grant activities should take place by March 1, 2021. For more information or to submit an application, please contact Sherry Nelson at shnelson@davidson.edu.

Download The Application

Grant Details

  • Current Davidson students, faculty and staff may apply for up to $1,000.
  • Projects must involve a component that is accessible to the general public.
  • Special consideration will be given to cross-discipline and collaborative proposals.
  • Projects must align with the latest college health and safety guidelines.
  • Upon completion of the activity, grant recipients will present their work on a digital platform and provide a short statement describing the experience.
  • Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis through May 15, 2020. Decisions will be made within 1-2 weeks after submission.
  • Grant activities should take place by March 1, 2021.
  • The following activities are not covered by grant funds:
    • Projects related to student capstone projects, theses, or coursework;
    • Payments to Davidson affiliates;
    • Expenses incurred prior to the receipt of the grant award.

Sponsored by Davidson Arts and Creative Engagement.