LeaderShape Vision Grants

Students at LeaderShape 2017

Vision Grants

Have a great idea but short on cash? Apply for the LeaderShape Vision Grant! The Grant has been developed to assist the completion of LeaderShape student visions in partnership with UGA departments, communities, non-profit agencies, schools, and government bodies in an effort to create a better community here at the University of Georgia.

Click here to apply for a Vision Grant!

Grant Levels

Grants will be made available to individual LeaderShape past participants. Grants will range from $100 - $1,000 based on need and strength of the applications.


Application Timeline

  1. Applications must be submitted by the 1st Monday of each month.
  2. Submissions will be reviewed reviews on a rolling basis until March 1st, 2018.
    • Submissions made after March 1st will only receive consideration if funds are still available.
  3. Grant committee will review applications.
  4. Grant recipients will be notified no later than the 3rd Monday of the month (Tuesday, if Monday is a holiday).
  5. Funds will be available immediately upon notification.
    • Please Note: Funds are provided through a direct invoice payment to a vendor utilized in the project or by reimbursement based on paid receipts.
  6. Final Reports must be submitted by Friday, April 27th, 2018.


General Information

• Submission of an application does not guarantee funding.
• Grant recipients are expected to meet with the Program Coordinator and provide project updates once the funding has been awarded through the completion of the project as described in the grant application.
• Funding is awarded based on the fiscal year. All spending and reports must be completed by Friday, April 27th, 2018.


Point of Contact

All applications, reports, and inquiries should be directed to: 
Eddie Higginbotham, IV
Assistant Director
Center for Leadership and Service
Phone: 706-583-0830
Email: eddieh@uga.edu


Staff Contact


Eddie Higginbotham IVAssistant Director

Jaci Hawkins, Graduate Assistant

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