Applicants should complete the online form describing the event and providing detailed information regarding event planning and budgeting. Proposals must address each of the items below, which will serve as evaluation criteria for the award committee. Application materials must be submitted on or before June 3, 2019 at 8 am. Applicants will be notified of decisions by July 1, 2019.
The online application form will ask for the following items:
- Event Description
Include a description of the event including proposed date, time and venue. Please indicate if the event is already confirmed or still in the planning stages.
Inspired by the 50th anniversaries of the Office of Black Student Affairs (OBSA), the Office of Chicanx/Latinx Student Affairs (CLSA), the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies (IDAS) and the Intercollegiate Department of Chicanx Latinx Studies (IDCLS) at The Claremont Colleges – programs which have profoundly impacted higher education – the Holmes Fund theme for the 2019-2020 academic year is Transform. We aim to support a broad array of live art and events which highlight reflect and honor the transformations of self, community and the world. Include a description of how the proposed event embodies this theme.
Describe how the proposed event utilizes collaboration between planning groups. Collaboration is encouraged between groups within a college, across colleges, with the general public and/or with additional external groups.
Describe how the proposed event is topically relevant to the missions of The Claremont Colleges and/or to issues of importance to TCC’s community.
Describe how the proposed event reflects TCC’s values of diversity and inclusion. This section should address issues such as access, representation and/or accessibility in planning and/or implementation.
Describe the proposed event’s anticipated impact on The Claremont Colleges. Impact may be described in terms of the uniqueness of the experience, the number of people participating and/or the personal value for participants.
- Planning Documentation
In addition to evidence related to the items above, proposals must include:
- Itemized Event Budget
Please use the budget document as a template for submitting your detailed event budget.
- Communications Plan/Timeline
This should include any planned marketing collateral (posters, printed programs, etc.), advertising, and publicity (e-blasts, social media, etc.) associated with your event.
- Other funding sources
This should include other entities within the Claremont Colleges or beyond to whom you have applied and/or received funding for your project.
Questions regarding the Holmes Fund, applications and the selection process should be directed to Mary Hall at Mary.Hall@claremont.edu.