Diversity Fund

Created in the 2016-2017 academic year, the Diversity Fund is an initiative of the Division of Student Affairs that is coordinated through the department of Multicultural Services. The fund was created specifically to encourage and promote programming, travel, collaborations, and community work seeking to promote diversity, inclusion, and social justice at Missouri State University.

Interested parties must attend an information session for the diversity fund before applying. After the session, individuals, groups, or student organizations interested in receiving funds are required to submit a funding request, including description and a budget outline. 

Upcoming sessions will take place the on the following days for the 20-21 academic year:
  • Monday, February 8th   10-11am

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 846 8346 5478     Passcode: 0QGCD8

  • Thursday, February 25th    11:00a-12:00p

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 857 8921 9661     Passcode: 55wuPU

  • Monday, March 8th    10-11am

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 875 2847 1461     Passcode: 5bZaL8

  • Thursday, March 25th    11:00a-12:00p

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 860 9683 6501    Passcode: MDn0fH

  • Monday, April 12th   10-11am

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 898 7295 4664    Passcode: idq3z6

  • Monday, April 26th   11:00a-12:00p

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 839 0762 0034    Passcode: 8hsZfy

  • Tuesday, May 4th   10-11am

Join Zoom Meeting:    Meeting ID: 847 1003 4510    Passcode: L6Abd0

Examples of past funding:

  • Travel and costs for the Association of Black Collegians and Sister Circle to attend the Big Twelve Conference
  • Travel costs for Spectrum and Advocates to attend the Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Ally College Conference
  • Food for Korean American Students United for First Friday Artwalk
  • Food, decorations, and room reservations for the Black History Month and Asian Heritage Month banquets
  • Travel and honorarium for National Pan-Hellenic Association Speaker
  • Supplies and reservations for the Indian Student Association's Holi Festival

Please email the Diversity Fund (DiversityGrant@MissouriState.edu) with any questions.