Past Innovative Project Grants

Fall 2013

  • AGFD - Sustainable International Membership
  • AGRO - Developing Global Leaders in the 21st Century
  • AGRO - Increasing Outreach in California to Promote Younger Chemist Participation in the IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry (IUPAC)
  • ANYL - 75th Anniversary Membership Drive
  • BMGT - Implementation of Outreach and Engagement
  • CHAS - Definition of Laboratory Chemical Risk Assessment Web Platform
  • CINF - Web Platform and Information Management Process to Support a Laboratory Chemical Risk Assessment Tool
  • HIST - Found and Lost: Incredible Tales of Spurious, Erroneous and Rehabilitated Elements
  • MEDI - Medicinal chemistry symposium held jointly with the Royal Australian Chemistry Institute (RACI)
  • ORGN   Binational Organic Chemistry Conference (BOCC) between ORGN and the South African Chemical Institute (SACI)
  • PROF - Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) in Chemistry
  • SCHB - Enhancing Member Benefits: Electronic Media Content and Website Design
  • SCHB - Tools for Operational Success
  • TOXI - Symposium on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry for Drug Development and Medical Research

Spring 2013

  • AGFD-Promoting Agricultural and Food Chemistry in Thailand
  • ANYL-75th Anniversary Celebration Poster Contest and Outreach
  • CHAL-Legal Evaluation Network Booth
  • ENFL-Capturing Wisdom, History and Expertise from Experts in Energy & Fuels Science & Technology
  • ENVR with AGRO-Intersociety Initiative to Address Air Quality at the Interface of Megacity and Agricultural Areas
  • I&EC-Chemistry for Sustainability
  • ORGN-Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry

Fall 2012

  • AGFD-Communicating Cajun Cooking Chemistry (C4)
  • AGRO-Outreach to Chemistry-based Biopesticides Community to Attract a Broader Membership to AGRO
  • BMGT-Collaborative Divisional Branding and Marketing Plan
  • BMGT-Elevator Business Pitch Workshop
  • CHAS-Online Graduate Student Laboratory Safety Certification Program
  • HIST-12th Archaeological Chemistry Symposium
  • I&EC-Academia and Industrial Pilot Plant Operations and Safety Symposium
  • MEDI-Medicinal Chemistry India 2013
  • ORGN-Entrepreneurial Skills Workshop
  • PHYS-Awards to Undergraduates from Underrepresented Minorities to Present PHYS Posters at ACS National Meetings
  • POLY-Sustainable Polymers Workshop Report: The role of polymer chemistry in our sustainable future
  • PROF-Out to Innovate Event Support
  • SCHB-“Start-up, Small, and Growing Businesses: Success Stories and Tool Kit”

Spring 2012

  • AGFD-Student Membership Development Program
  • AGRO-Establish and Execute an Educational Webinar Program to Enhance the AGRO Membership Experience
  • BMGT-Business Plan Pro Workshop
  • CELL-Enhancing Public Awareness of Egg Food Safety and Potential Practical Solutions
  • CHAS-Development of Laboratory Incidents “Lessons Learned” Web Site
  • CHED-Folksonomy Indexed ConfChem Archives
  • COMP-Frontiers in the Application of Computational Chemistry to Biological Systems
  • ENFL-Symposium on Fuels for the Future
  • PHYS-PHYS Undergraduate and Young Faculty Mentoring at ACS National Meetings
  • PMSE-PMSE Global Outreach Initiative
  • PMSE-Contemporary Organic Materials Symposium for MARM 2012
  • POLY-Symposium on Formation of New POLY/PMSE Student Chapters

Fall 2011

  • AGFD-Technical Outreach to Younger Chemists via a Joint International Conference on Functional Foods and Flavor Chemistry
  • BIOT-Best of BIOT ACS Symposium Series Project
  • BMGT-Business Plan Competition for Small Biotech Companies
  • CHED-Community of Young Chemistry Education Research Scholars
  • COMP-Collaborative Open Source Drug Discovery for Neglected Diseases
  • HIST-Celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Land Grant College Act
  • HIST-Histories of Chemistry Research and Education in Southern California and
  • MEDI-Enhanced Internet Delivery of Medicinal Chemistry Content from the 43rd Western Regional Meeting
  • ORGN-The Knovel Database for DOC Members
  • SCHB-Electronic Media Resources to Enhance Business Program Experiences at WRM2011

Spring 2011

  • AGFD-Symposium on Sustainability
  • AGRO - Enhanced AGRO International Outreach and Membership via Chemical Residue Workshops
  • ANYL - Increasing Student Participation in the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry
  • BMGT- Regional Entrepreneur Workshops
  • CHED- GSSPC Reaching out to Women Graduate Students and Post-doctoral Fellows
  • ENVR - Regional Meeting Enhancement: Keynote Lecture Awards
  • GEOC -Gulf of Mexico Geochemistry Summit; Science Perspectives One Year after the Deepwater Horizon Accident
  • ORGN -INDO-US Bilateral symposium on Chemistry in Drug Discovery and Development
  • PHYS -Go Physical: Symposium in Honor of 100th Anniversary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize for International Year of Chemistry
  • PROF -Symposium for Combined Midwest/Great Lakes Regional Meeting-Revitalizing the Heartland's Chemical Economy

Fall 2010

  • AGFD -AGFD Undergraduate Student Program
  • AGRO -Improved Outreach and Communication Using Web-based Tools to Enhance the AGRO Membership Experience
  • AGRO -Organize IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry at the 248th ACS National Meeting in 2014
  • CATL -CATL Divisional Awards
  • CATL -Website Development/Recruiting New Members
  • CELL-Educational Workshop on the Conversion of Biomass to Biomaterials & Bioenergy
  • CINF -Lightning Session Live Outreach
  • COLL -Upgrade and Content Management System for COLL Divisional Web Site
  • ENVR & AGRO -Interdivision and Inter-organization Implementation of the Symposium: Veterinary Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
  • I&EC -Undergraduate Symposium and Career Services Opportunities
  • NUCL -Madame Curie and the International Year of Chemistry 2011
  • ORGN -DOC Exposition Booth for 2011 Anaheim CA meeting
  • PETR/FUEL -Planning Activities for the Potential Merger of the Divisions of Fuel & Petroleum Chemistry
  • PROF -Cultural Influences on Professional Ethics–A Pacifichem Symposium
  • RUBB -Advanced Materials in Health Care

Spring 2010

  • CINF -Creating a Web Publishing Environment for the CINF Chemical Information Bulletin and the CINF e-newsletter
  • ORGN -DOC Graduate Research Symposia
  • PHYS -Postdoctoral Career Development in Physical Chemistry
  • TOXI -Increased Membership Interactions through Enhancement of Internet Presence

Fall 2009

  • AGFD-Undergraduate Student Research Symposium
  • AGRO-Intersociety collaboration with IUPAC and Expand International Outreach at the 3rd International Workshop on Crop Protection Chemistry in Latin America
  • CHED-International Programming at the 2010 Boston ACS Meeting
  • CINF-Leadership Development Program
  • COMP-COMP-together
  • COMP-Connecting Resources, Connecting Others: Supercomputing in the Global Age
  • ENVR-Developing a Website for Environmental Chemistry Education
  • FUEL-Sponsorship for Graduate Students for Participation in Executive Board
  • INOR-Diversifying Underrepresented PI and Industrial Participation in Nanoscience
  • NUCL-Revitalization of the Living Periodic Table of Elements
  • PMSE-PMSE Web Initiative
  • SCHB-Scanners for Capturing Attendance Data from Symposia and Social Hours
  • SCHB-Global Warming Symposium at San Francisco March 2010

Spring 2009

  • CHAS -Regional Meetings Programs
  • CHED -Informal Chemical Education Through Science Theater
  • ENVR -Addressing Emerging Environmental Concerns: A Transatlantic Symposium
  • HIST -National Chemistry Week at SERMACS 2009-A Day with the Elements
  • MEDI -Global Outreach- ACS Abroad (to China & Australia)
  • ORGN -Division of Organic Chemistry Strategic Planning Summit
  • POLY -Federally Funded Polymer Research
  • POLY -Polymer Innovations and the Global Economy: Challenges and Commercial Opportunities
  • PROF -Ethics Workshops at ACS Regional Meetings
  • TECH -TECH, NCTA, and CTA Anniversary Event
  • TECH -President Event
  • TOXI -TOXI Strategic Planning

2008

  • AGFD -Expanding Technical Outreach via an International Conference
  • AGRO -Global Agrochemical Issues: New Avenues for Cooperation
  • AGRO -Developing an Exciting new Web Presence for AGRO
  • ANYL -Transition to Revised Officers' Duties
  • BMGT –Multi-continent Simulcast and Webcast
  • CELL -Strategic Planning Session for Future Growth
  • CHAL -CHAL Mentoring Project
  • CINF -Career Vignettes
  • CINF -Best Presentation Award
  • HIST -Science History Study Tours: Global Perspectives
  • HIST -Symposium Honoring Past ACS Presidents
  • NUCL -ACS Regional Meetings as an Alternative to Fall Natl Meetings
  • ORGN -Documenting the Past, Present and Future of Organic Chem
  • ORGN -ACS Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
  • PHYS -Summer School Support for Students and Posdocs
  • SCHB -Strategic Planning for SCHB
  • TECH -Applied Chemical Tech Professionals and ACS
  • TOXI -Joint AACR/ACS Symposium on DNA Damage and Cancer

2007

  • AGFD -Young Scientists Program
  • ANYL -Web Services
  • CARB -Strategic Planning
  • CHAL -Website Innovation & Use Rollout
  • CINF -CINF Division Digital Archive
  • ENVR -Legends of Environmental Chemistry Symposium
  • HIST -Outreach and Professional Education and Diversity: Involvement of Local Sections in Divisional Activities
  • HIST -Women Chemists in the National Inventors Hall of Fame
  • INOR -Dalton Discussion 11, RSC Dalton Division Meeting
  • NUCL -Using the Internet to Further Nuclear Chemical Education
  • ORGN -Purchase of ChemKey Database for Organic Division Members
  • PHYS -Symposia Workshops for Undergrad Chemistry Majors
  • PROF -Ethics Symposium at MARM
  • RUBB -Web Site Design and Online Store
  • SCHB -Regional Meeting Outreach Initiative
  • TECH -Strategic Planning
  • TECH -Career Advancement for Technicians