Southern University System Foundation Grants

The mission of the Southern University System Foundation is to support the University through academic programmatic enhancements, increasing student access and success by providing recurring annual support for the campuses of the Southern University System. As such, the Foundation looks to support programmatic needs of the Southern University System campuses, departments and students. Awards will also be available to local community non-profit organizations located in surrounding areas of Southern University System campuses.

Eighteen-Eighty (1880) Society Fund

Benefactor: Various Donors Application Period: August 15 to October 31
Purpose: 1880 Society fund is designed to direct grants to faculty, staff, and system units. In support of expanding educational advantages for students, research opportunities for faculty and strategic programming for campuses.

Award Amounts: $5,000 – $50,000

Georgetown University Relief Fund

Benefactor: Georgetown University Application Period: August 15 to October 31
Purpose: As part of Georgetown University’s ongoing work in slavery, memory and reconciliation, the fund will provide relief to communities in Louisiana impacted by Hurricane Ida, with a focus on communities where descendants live.

Award Amounts: Up to $1,000