Global Innovation Grant

Grant at a Glance

Recipient International, Volunteer, Student
Category Events & Activities
AmountUp to $5,000
DeadlineApril 1, 2022


To provide funding to ACS units, especially international chapters, for internationally collaborative and innovative activities/events.


The ACS International Activities Committee sponsored Global Innovation Grant assists ACS members, Technical Divisions, Local Sections, International Chapters and Student Chapters with travel, projects and events. Grants up to $5,000 are available annually (pending budget approval) in support of IAC strategic interests and priorities and to catalyze new international collaborations and partnerships dedicated to solutions to global challenges.

Collaboration between entities listed above is especially encouraged. Co-sponsored submissions from Divisions, Local Sections, and Committees with International Chapters will be given special consideration.

All activities associated with awards will need to be completed by December 31st of the award year.


  • ACS International Chapters
  • ACS international members working as a group if a chapter does not exist in their country
  •  ACS International Student Chapters
  • Local Sections
  • Technical Divisions


April or May of every year.

How to Apply

Visit the Global Innovation Grant webpage to access the application.

Reporting Requirements

Final project reports are due the first week of January after projects have been completed.


ACS Committee on International Activities (IAC)

Contact Information

ACS Global Outreach –

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