Silverberg Grant Proposals accepted starting February 27

The application period for the 2017 Silverberg Endowment Grant will open on February 27, 2017.  Proposals from full-time faculty and (non-acting) budgeted staff positions will be accepted by the SPC Foundation through March 31.

The annual Silverberg Grant Award of $5,000 is made possible through the generous contributions of the Silverberg family.  The program was established in 1982 to help support, enrich and develop programs that benefit SPC, its students, and the broader community.

Over the years, the Silverberg family has taken great pride in providing funding for a broad range of projects that enhance the learning experience for students of St. Petersburg College.  All proposals should include:

  • Title of project/activity and a brief description, including:
    • Statement of Purpose and Need
    • Goals and Objectives of the project
    • Budget/Costs necessary to implement the project
    • Project Timeline
    • Method of Evaluation
  • Name of the campus and department submitting the proposal
  • Name(s) and campus addresses of proposal originator(s)

After completing the Grant proposal, applicants must submit to his/her Dean or Administrative Management for approval.  The Dean or Administrative Management should review, sign the last page, and submit the proposal to the Foundation to indicate their approval. 

Projects that fall under the purview of another department, or for faculty/staff who are collaborating on the proposal but who report to different Deans, each Dean must approve and sign, but only one Dean needs to submit on your behalf.

Both hard copies and electronic submissions are accepted.  Hard copies should be submitted via interoffice mail to Jody Collins in the Foundation Office at EPI-DO.  Electronic submissions should be submitted by the Dean or Administrative Management to

The recipient of the Silverberg Endowment Grant will be announced by May 1.

The SPC Foundation is deeply grateful to the Silverberg family for their continued support of this program.

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