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Funding Model

Dan Reed, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Mike Good, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, have committed a total of $400,000 in seed funding. Colleges and units within the university also have committed funds for projects. The amount committed varies by college.

There are two sizes of awards available: Large awards of $30,000 in total funding, and small awards of $15,000 in total funding. Each award's total funding will be equally split among the colleges represented by the team members, in addition to money contributed by the senior vice presidents’ offices. For example:

Example 1
This team consists of two faculty from College 1 and one faculty from College 2.
Large Project: $30,000
Small Project: $15,000
College 1
College 2
Example 2
This team consists of one faculty member each from College 1, College 2, and College 3.
  Large Project: $30,000  Small Project: $15,000
College 1 7,500  3,750 
 College 2 7,500  3,750 
College 3 7,500  3,750 
SVP 7,500   3,750


Participating Colleges & Units

College/Org 2020 Pledged Funding Health Sciences or
Academic Affairs
College of Architecture + Planning $5,000 Academic Affairs
College of Education $10,000 Academic Affairs
College of Engineering $150,000 Academic Affairs
College of Fine Arts $10,000 Academic Affairs
College of Health $10,000 Health Sciences
College of Humanities $30,000 Academic Affairs
College of Mines and Earth Sciences $30,000 Academic Affairs
College of Nursing $50,000 Health Sciences
College of Pharmacy $15,000 Health Sciences
College of Science $100,000 Academic Affairs
College of Social and Behavioral Science $20,000 Academic Affairs
College of Social Work $15,000 Academic Affairs
David Eccles School of Business $10,000 Academic Affairs
Honors College $27,500 Academic Affairs
Marriott Library $10,000 Academic Affairs
Natural History Museum of Utah $5,000 Academic Affairs
S.J. Quinney College of Law $15,000 Academic Affairs
School of Cultural and Social Transformation $5,000 Academic Affairs
School of Dentistry $5,000 Health Sciences
School of Medicine $50,000 Health Sciences
Vice President of Research $5,000 Academic Affairs
Last Updated: 1/13/20