GEORGE AND SAKAYE ARATANI COMMUNITY ADVANCEMENT RESEARCH ENDOWMENT (Aratani C.A.R.E.)
The George and Sakaye Aratani "Community Advancement Research Endowment," or Aratani C.A.R.E., grants are designed to promote projects that will (1) benefit and advance the Japanese American community, as well as (2) strengthen ties between the Japanese American community and UCLA students, staff, faculty, and alumnae.
Non-profit organizations and qualified individuals are invited to apply for grants that average between but which are not limited to $1000 to $5000, to strengthen ties between JA communities and UCLA. Proposals that include a campus partner (e.g., faculty; staff; student group) will be prioritized, as will projects/events where UCLA's Asian American Studies Center will be listed in PR and programs as a co-sponsor. The web site and applications will be open by October 20, 2014. The deadline for the fifth year of Aratani C.A.R.E. grants is December 15, 2014. Awards will be announced by Winter 2015 quarter. Grants should be completed within a year or less.
Your proposal will consist of four parts, all of which need to be submitted electronically:
I. Contact Information
II. Project Document
III. Budget Worksheet
IV. Letter of Sponsorship
The application process will consist of two parts. The first part will require you to prepare all documentation BEFORE applying online. All the required files/documents must be ready for upload at time of online application. The second part will be the online application process (through this website). You must apply through this website only. No physical mail or email applications will be accepted. Please note that once you submit your application online, the website will assign you an application number. Please make sure you record this number, as you will need to include this number in all future correspondence with the Aratani C.A.R.E. Grant.
You must have all four components submitted before your application will be considered. Please CLICK HERE TO START THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Please give yourself ample time to complete the online application process.