Inclusion Catalyst Grants

Inclusion Catalyst Grants support creative, collaborative initiatives that generate learning and stimulate efforts to foster inclusive and equitable communities at Boston University. Recipients are awarded grants up to $2,000. All BU students, faculty, and staff are eligible to apply.

2020-2021 Grant Recipients:

  • Radio Escuela; Romance Studies
  • Underrepresented Graduate Student Organization: Academic Research Symposium; Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Optimization of COVID-19 Related Health Communication Using Community Centered Design Approach; Department of Epidemiology and School of Public Health
  • Supplier Diversity Program; Sourcing & Procurement
  • Diversifying EBE; Department of Biology and College of Arts of Sciences
  • Ill Second Language Learning and Disabilities Conference; Department of Romance Studies
  • Mentorship Program; School of Public Health
  • Foraging in Unequal Landscapes: land rights, food sovereignty, and racial justice in BU’s backyard; Department of Gastronomy and Metropolitan College
  • Assessment of Sexual and Gender Minority Curriculum in Undergraduate Medical Education: Development and Pilot of a Comprehensive Student Evaluation Tool; School of Medicine
  • Building Across Differences; School of Theology
  • Gifts of Peace and Love; School of Visual Arts, College of Fine Arts, and Department of Graphic Design
  • BU HEALS: A Program for Promoting Inclusivity Through Listening, Engaging, and Learning; Department of Environmental Science, School of Public Health
  • Race, Prison, Story, Justice: Working Towards Understanding Through Arts; School of Theater, School of Music and College of Fine Arts

2019-2020 Grant Recipients:

  • Impact of Gentrification Program Series; BU Black Law School Student Association
  • Gender-Affirming Healthcare Promotional Campaign; Student Health Services
  • Screening of the documentary “My Beautiful Stutter” with post-film discussion; National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (BU Chapter)
  • The Student Stories Project; School of Public Health
  • Tell It Like It Is: An Open Mic Series; African Students Organization
  • Recognizing Ableism: A Workshop on Disability, Inclusion, and Empowerment; Department of Occupational Therapy, Sargent College
  • BUSM Medical Haitian Creole: An Introductory language and culture experience for Boston University School of Medicine; Department of Emergency Medicine Residents
  • Racial Justice and Meditation Student and Faculty Retreat; School of Theology and the Department of Religion