Campus & Community Partners

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Good Will Co-sponsorships

Upon request, the Gender Institute provides goodwill co-sponsorships in the form of publicity to all reputable events related to research and education on women and gender in Western New York.

Financial Co-sponsorships

The Gender Institute invites applications from UB faculty for grants up to $1,000 to cosponsor events related to research and education on women and gender.  

Event categories: symposia, conferences, film series, art exhibitions, guest speakers, workshops, and other events that clearly promote research and education on women and gender.

*one-paragraph description of the event.
*professional profile of guest speakers, if guest speakers are involved
*description of how the event will appeal to audiences in multiple academic disciplines
*description of the intended audience and how/why the event will attract them
*proposed budget, including other sources of funding (potential or secured)
*a report no later than one week after the event containing a short description of how it went as well as the number of attendees and their institutional affiliations. Award winners who fail to submit a report will be disqualified from future cosponsorships.

Preference will be given to:
* events connected to one or more of the Gender Institute’s current themes and/or initiatives
* events for which organizers come from more than one department or school
* events that are likely to yield significant results in terms of publications and/or effectiveness of grant as seed money and/or the strengthening of collaborative research networks

Please submit co-sponsorship requests and application materials to