2016 - 2017 Campus Sexual Assault Grant Awardees Announced!

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First Lady Sue Snyder has announced the Michigan colleges and universities who were selected to receive over $500,000 to implement innovative and strategic sexual assault prevention programs on their campuses. This year 18 community colleges and universities will receive $506,191 in state grant funds.

“For the second year in a row, I am excited that colleges and universities across Michigan will be empowered to do more to help prevent sexual assaults on their campuses,” Sue Snyder said. “The energy and enthusiasm displayed by these schools proves how necessary this funding is. We must continue to do everything we can to ensure our college and university campuses—our students’ homes away from home—are safe.”

The grant program aims to change the overall culture of sexual assault among the college-age population. Twenty-nine applications were received, totaling more than $924,000 in requests. Universities, colleges and community colleges receiving full or partial funding from the 2016 CSAGP include:

·          Central Michigan University ($31,016)
·       Concordia University ($26,038)
·       Davenport University ($25,396)
·       Delta College ($15,800)
·       Eastern Michigan University ($51,186)
·       Finlandia University ($25,708)
·       Grand Valley State University ($33,454)
·       Henry Ford College ($20,000)
·       Kalamazoo College ($18,600)
·       Lake Superior State University ($28,522)
·       Lawrence Technological University ($20,690)
·       Macomb Community College ($6,000)
·       Michigan State University ($37,969)
·       University of Michigan ‐ Ann Arbor ($53,505)
·       University of Michigan ‐ Dearborn ($9,840)
·       University of Michigan ‐ Flint ($34,150)
·       Wayne State University ($7,700)
·       Western Michigan University ($60,617)

The purpose of this grant is to fund the development of new and innovative programs to reduce and/or eliminate sexual assault on college campuses, with the goal of improving the safety and security of all students in campus environments throughout the state of Michigan. Grant recipients have until Dec. 1, 2017 to spend their awards. 

The grant application review committee included representatives from the Michigan State Police, the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board and the Executive Office of the Governor.

2015 - 2016 Grant Application Awardees
 

•    Albion College ($7,335) 
•    Aquinas College ($4,637)
•    Calvin College ($32,750)
•    Central Michigan University ($33,435)
•    Davenport University ($15,000)
•    Delta College ($28,850)
•    Eastern Michigan University ($53,926)
•    Ferris State University ($10,000)
•    Finlandia University ($15,000)
•    Grand Rapids Community College ($7,716)
•    Kalamazoo Valley Community College ($13,399)
•    Lake Superior State University ($60,000)
•    Michigan State University ($12,000)
•    Michigan Technological University ($17,746)
•    Northern Michigan University ($30,000)
•    Northwestern Michigan College ($953)
•    Oakland University ($10,550)
•    Saginaw Valley State University ($34,321) 
•    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor ($20,003)
•    University of Michigan – Dearborn ($38,016)
•    University of Michigan – Flint ($29,363)
•    Western Michigan University ($25,000)

For more information for the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program, click here.