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IACAC offers a variety of grants for professional development opportunities to its members. The final application deadline is March 15, except where noted.

Deadlines

Each grant has its own deadline. Applications received before the priority deadline will be notified no more than 2 weeks after the priority deadline. Following the priority deadlines, grants will only be awarded if funds are still available before the final deadlines.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for any IACAC grant, you must:

  • Be an IACAC Member in good standing (Join or Renew)
  • Fulfill the expectations of the requirements as stated in each grant’s description
  • Priority will be given to individuals/institutions who have not received a grant in the past two years
  • Recipients are required to submit an article about one of the sessions or event they attend for possible publication in the IACAC Admission Essay Newsletter

If you have any questions about grants, please review the grant policy or contact:

Eric Ruiz, Treasurer-elect
Professional Development Grants Committee Chair
University of St. Francis
(815) 514-7534
eruiz@stfrancis.edu

IACAC Advocacy Day
February 20, 2020
Springfield, IL

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: December 15
  • Final deadline: February 1

Grant Details

  • Maximum awarded is $900 in travel expenses
  • This is a reimbursable grant and is payable after the event
  • Recipients must submit receipts and an expense report to the IACAC Treasurer and Executive Assistant for reimbursement
  • Rules of IACAC Fiscal Policy apply

Transfer Summit
February 21, 2020
Moraine Valley Community College

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: December 15
  • Final deadline: February 1

Grant Details

  • Grants awarded covering registration fee of the Transfer Summit

NACAC Advocacy Meeting
March 8-9, 2020
Washington, D.C.

Deadline

  • Deadline: January 25

Grant Details

  • Maximum awarded is $900 in travel expenses
  • This is a reimbursable grant and is payable after the event
  • Recipients must submit receipts and an expense report to the IACAC Treasurer and Executive Assistant for reimbursement
  • Rules of IACAC Fiscal Policy apply

District Seminars
March 2020
Various locations throughout Illinois

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: January 15
  • Final deadline: March 1

Grant Details

  • Grants awarded covering registration fee to one of the District Seminars

IACAC Annual Conference
April 22-24, 2020
Itasca, Illinois

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: January 15
  • Final deadline: March 1

Grant Details

Sharing the Dream Conference
May 27, 2020
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: March 1
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Grants awarded covering registration fee of the Sharing the Dream Conference

Middle Management Institute
June 17-18, 2020
Location TBD

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: March 1
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Grants awarded covering registration which includes double occupancy lodging and meals

Summer Tours – Plane O’ Fun
June 21-26, 2020

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: December 15
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Applicants must submit an application for the trip along with the deposit prior to applying for a grant
  • 2 grants will be awarded
  • Preference will be given to counselors that have not received a grant in the past and must presently be IACAC members

Summer Institute
July 22-24, 2020
Rockford University

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: March 1
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Grants awarded covering registration which includes double occupancy lodging and meals

NACAC Guiding the Way to Inclusion
July 26-29, 2020
Las Vegas, NV

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: March 1
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Maximum award is $900 including registration and travel expenses
  • This is a reimbursable grant and is payable after the conference
  • Recipients must submit receipts and an expense report to the IACAC Executive Assistant for reimbursement
  • Rules of IACAC Fiscal Policy apply

NACAC Admission Middle Management Institute
September 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: March 1
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Maximum Award is $700 including registration and travel expenses
  • This is a reimbursable grant and is payable after the conference
  • Recipients must submit receipts and an expense report to the IACAC Executive Assistant for reimbursement
  • Rules of IACAC Fiscal Policy apply

NACAC Annual Conference
September 24-26, 2020
Minneapolis, MN

Deadline

  • Priority deadline: March 1
  • Final deadline: April 15

Grant Details

  • Maximum awarded is $900 including registration and travel expenses
  • This is a reimbursable grant and is payable after the conference
  • Recipients must submit receipts and an expense report to the IACAC Treasurer and Executive Assistant for reimbursement
  • Rules of IACAC Fiscal Policy apply

Invitation to Propose Other Grants

IACAC has a strong commitment to meet the professional development needs of our membership. The Professional Development Grants Committee invites you to propose other grants for conferences or programs that you believe will strengthen your skills, abilities, and knowledge. Past requests have been made for the following: AACRAO Tech and Transfer Conference and AACRAO Summer Institute for International Admissions.

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