Local Section Members Engaging Through Technology (METT) Grant

Grant at a Glance

TypeGrant
Recipient Volunteer
Category Community Recognition,  Events & Activities
AmountUp to $2,000
DeadlineMay 31, 2023
Contactlsac@acs.org
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Purpose

This grant program assists Local Sections to use technology to better engage their current membership in the section's goals and activities and to enhance their member recruitment efforts. Examples of previously funded proposals include: software purchases to enable remote or hybrid Local Section meetings; organizing webinars, podcasts, seminars, symposia, career expos, fairs; redesign Local Section website; purchase of 3-D printers/other technology products for outreach events; outings to learn about new technology pertinent to the Local Section. More examples can be found on the past recipients page.

Budget Guidelines

  • Maximum funding level: $2,000
  • Applications should include specific budget information about the event and/or the proposed technology purchase(s).
  • New budgetary guideline: In applications, Local Sections are encouraged to keep food expenses under 20% and venue rental costs under 20% of the total amount requested from the Committee on Local Section Activities (LSAC).

Deadline

Applications for the METT grant are due on May 31, 2023 by 11:59 pm ET.

Impact of LSAC-Funded Activities

LSAC is interested to learn about the results of your local section's METT project. Submit a final report.

Contact Information

Email: lsac@acs.org

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