Giving to Adelphi


Grant Application for Adelphi’s Women’s Giving Circle

The Women’s Giving Circle invites applications for support from members of the Adelphi community, including individuals representing University divisions and departments, to help fund special projects that will assist in furthering the success of Adelphi students.


  • Deans and Executive Leadership
  • Full and Part-time Faculty
  • Administrative Staff

Requests for capital improvements, salary increases or direct fundraising for non-profits other than Adelphi University will not be considered.


  • The Circle will accept grant applications between February 18, 2019 and 5:00pm (Eastern) on March 15, 2019.
  • Grant awards will be voted on at the Annual Grant Meeting on April 11, 2019.

Award Amounts

  • The number of grants and amounts awarded will be dependent on total dollars raised by the Circle.

Process and Review

  • Applications will be reviewed by an internal review committee consisting of staff within the Offices of the Provost and University Advancement, who will evaluate the proposals and confirm eligibility.
  • Only eligible applications will be made available for review to Giving Circle Members.
  • Eligible applicants will be notified and invited answer questions from Giving Circle Members on Thursday, March 28 in the Board Room of the Angello Alumni House (154 Cambridge Ave.). They may choose to send a representative on their behalf if they cannot attend themselves. Time will not permit for formal grant presentations at this session.
  • Voting by the Giving Circle Members will occur at the Annual Grant Meeting on April 11, 2019.
  • Award recipients will be notified by April 19, 2019.

Please visit our Projects Supported page for examples of projects that have been funded in the past. They are listed by year awarded.

Submissions for 2019 are no longer being accepted.

For further information, please contact:

Adelphi University's Women's Giving CircleErin Gayron
p - 516.877.3475
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