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PSGC Deadline #4

Friday, March 8th, 2019 from 12:00am to 11:59pm (ET)

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Public Service grants make it possible for GW students to harness their passions for changing the world through innovative student-led projects. Mini-grant awards provide financial backing to the ideas of GW students. They range from $500 – $2500 per individual or group project, per Deadline. The deadlines for the 2018-19 academic year are: 

  • October 5, 2018
  • November 9, 2018
  • February 8, 2019
  • March 8, 2019

There are two primary types of projects that are eligible for funding through PSGC, enhancement projects, and innovation projects.


Enhancement Project: An action orientated project that proposes an additional service component, which seeks to meet an organization's
mission. Enhancement projects may propose an additional component of service to bolster the organization's capacity to meet its mission.
  • Example: Providing hot lunches to students involved in a non­profit organization that specializing in increasing literacy rates of underserved youth.
Innovation Project: A wholly unique focused action­orientated solution that proposes a new approach meeting a pressing community need. May or may not be in partnership with an existing organization.
  • Example: Starting a baseball skills training camp to address issues of childhood obesity, life skills and athletic development for young men in Ward 8 of Washington DC.

When preparing your application to PSGC please keep these two types of projects so that the commissioners who review applications can evaluate your project with the appropriate metrics. All applications are due by 11:59 pm EST

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If you have any questions email us at upstart@gwu.edu

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