Round 3 Submissions accepted beginning Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. Round 3 Application deadline: Friday, Jan. 13, 2023 by 5:00 pm.A virtual Q&A session was held on June 9, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. Contact Dashunda Bailey (email@example.com) to request a recording.
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Through generous gifts and donations, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is pleased to offer funding support for enhancing inclusion, promoting equity, and intentional efforts that help shape the institution so that structures, policies, and practices allow all identity groups to feel mutually supported and are provided equitable access and opportunity to thrive. Faculty, staff, and students from any UMMC school, department, hospital, clinic, service area, or institutional-sponsored organization, group, or club may apply for funding, up to $2,500 for one year, in support of strategies relating to the following below (with examples):
The Diversity Accountability and Action Review Team (D.A.A.R.T.) was created to serve as an internal advisory group for the ODI to review current best practices, metrics, implementation plans, and accountability models for meeting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals and continuous improvement at UMMC. Members of this committee will review proposals based on the evaluation criteria. Special attention is given to the project’s alignment with a addressing a systemic issue or structural challenge, rationale for funding, timeline proposed, and qualifications of the project team.
Click here to submit the Fall 2022 Inclusive Excellence Impact Program (IEIP) Mini-grant Application.
A final report is required and due 30 days after the expected completion date. Final reports should be submitted to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information, please contact:Dashunda Bailey, Project Manager IIIOffice of Diversity and InclusionUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterPhone: (601) 815-5340Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to the Jackson Free Clinic for being awarded the inaugural IEIP grant to support Health Equity for Mississippi Women - Enhancing Care and Education at the Jackson Free Clinic. Funding will be used to expand the clinic's capacity to provide gynecological services to uninsured Mississippi women.