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Innovation Celebration
In order to provide an opportunity for faculty, staff or departments to execute projects that directly address barriers to student success, OTC awards up to five $1,000 mini grants.


Who is eligible to apply?

All full-time faculty and staff are eligible to apply. Collaboration between employees and departments is encouraged.

When is the application period?

Applications open on October 3, 2023 and are due December 20, 2023. Winners will be awarded at the Innovation Celebration.

What criteria must be met in order to apply?

Submissions should connect to student success, align with the OTC Strategic Plan, and address the four OTC Cares pillars.

How will winners be chosen?

Applications will be reviewed and scored by the Office of Strategic Planning and Grants. Winners will be announced at Innovation Celebration.

Who do I contact with questions?

Questions can be directed to the Strategic Planning and Grant Development Office at grants@otc.edu.

What types of projects will be considered for funding?

Student Success Mini Grants fund projects that directly address barriers to student success. These projects can focus on any area of the college. Mini grants should address the four OTC Cares pillars and OTC Strategic Plan.