Innovation Grants

About Innovation Grants

The 2023-2024 Innovation Grants Application period is now open – applications are being accepted with a suggested submission date of November 6, 2023*

Are you faculty or staff of San Diego Mesa College? Do you have an innovative idea for how you can support student success?

You can apply for a grant of up to $3,000 from The San Diego Mesa College Foundation. Innovation Grants are awarded for projects and equipment that drive innovation support student success.

* Applications must be fully approved by both a Dean and Vice President no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, November 13th. You are responsible for getting fully approved by that time. We recommend sbumission by Monday, November 6th but encourage you to work with your Dean on an appropriate timeline.



Innovation Grant Application

There are three steps to applying:
1- Draft your content
The online application does not allow you to save and edit your work. Use the Application Drafting Playground to save, edit, and share.
2-  Submit your application for approval
Ready to route your application for approval?
3-  Track your approval status
You are responsible for making sure that both your Dean and Vice President approve your application before the deadline. Unapproved applications will not be considered for funding.

Grant Guidelines

Learn about grant eligibility, review processes, and due dates.

View Grant Fact Sheet

Draft an Application

Use this tool to draft, save, and share your application content.

Download the Drafting Playground

Submit an Application

Submit your application for approval via this form.

Start an Application