Basic Living Assistance

This grant is intended to help Academic Mamas overcome daily challenges associated with pursing an academic career and raising children. 

Examples of grants include, but are not limited to:

  • Arranging child care for work outside of  normal business hours, i.e. evening meetings or classes, weekend grant writing, etc. 

  • Obtaining professional maternity clothes 

  • Reimbursing use of unpaid ‘vacation’ days to attend to a sick child 

  • Furnishing a lactation room 

  • Medical costs related to the health of your child or your motherhood

Thank you to all who submitted grant applications!

Awardees will be notified by August 2020. 

Please check back for the next granting cycle opening.