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If you missed the “5 Secrets to a Funded Innovation Grant” session during in-service, you can see the same presentation during the following times in the grants office conference room (top floor of Fishburn Hall, Room 204):

  • Monday, Feb. 3, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 5, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 11, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Friday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m. to noon

Stephanie Seagle will go over the application and will answer any other questions you might have about the process.

Please sign up here:

Note that in order for your grant proposal to be eligible for consideration, you must meet with grants office staff (Stephanie) at least once for guidance in completing the application. These sessions fulfill that requirement.

If you prefer a one-on-one discussion with Stephanie, please email or call 540-857-6084.

About the Innovation Grant: These annual grants are awarded by the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation. The maximum award is $10,000. All members of Virginia Western faculty and classified staff, including adjunct faculty and part-time employees, are eligible to submit proposals.

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 27 but there are key requirements due before then, so don’t delay reading the application closely and reaching out if you have questions.

You can download the application below …

Innovation Grant Application (PDF)

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About Stephanie

Stephanie SeagleStephanie Ogilvie Seagle has served as Grant Specialist at Virginia Western since 2016, but she prefers her honorary title: “Chief Joy Officer.” Stephanie spent most of her career at The Roanoke Times, a daily newspaper, where she served in various news and features roles including “Shoptimist” shopping columnist. She earned a bachelor’s degree in integrative studies at George Mason University and a master’s of arts in liberal studies at Hollins University. Stephanie is a mom to one human daughter and multiple chihuahuas … and is obsessed with reading nonfiction, Halloween, and crafting glow necklaces inspired by the Mill Mountain Star. Glow Roanoke!