Recent and current grants received

  Several teaching and administrative faculty members at Goshen College have submitted successful proposals and received funding to support their ideas.


- A grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for tuition assistance for graduate nursing students. Funds are intended to support health care in under-served populations. Proposal writer was Brenda Srof.

- A four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education under the CCAMPIS program (Child Care Access Means Parents In School) for the Campus Center for Young Children. Funds provide childcare scholarships for low-income students. Proposal writer was Janet Whalen Couch.

- A grant from the Lumina Foundation through LearnMore Indiana to our Multicultural Affairs Office and the TRIO programs of University of Notre Dame for development of a Northern Indiana College Success Coalition. Project director is Odelet Nance.


- A grant from Goshen Health Systems awarded to Goshen College graduate nursing programs. Money was used for student scholarships and expenses related to seeking accreditation. Proposal writer was Brenda Srof.


- A Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program award to history professor Dr. Jan Bender Shetler for a project titled "Studying Peace in Eastern Africa: Popular Histories and Inter-communal Associations in Tanzania and Ethiopia"

- A grant from Arts Midwest to the Goshen College Music Center to support a concert by Sweet Honey in the Rock, during the 2007-08 Performing Arts Series.


- A $12.5 million grant from the education division of Lilly Endowment to establish the Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning. Three main objectives are to (1) Create a transformed learning community on campus, (2) Increase access to Goshen College for under-served students, and (3) Do research into changing local demographics and their implications for higher education. Project director Rebecca Hernandez. See http// for more information. August 2006 - July 2011.

- A matching grant from the religion division of Lilly Endowment to continue portions of the CALL project, a theological exploration of vocation program. Activities include Career Services and Campus Ministries offices, Youth ministry program and the Mininger Center.  Project director is Rebecca Horst. July 1, 2006-June 30, 2009.


- A matching grant from Lilly Endowment's "Initiative to Strengthen Philanthropy - Phase II." Up to $2.5 million if we raise $2 million from private sources by December 2006. Project director: Will Jones, Vice President for Advancement.

- A three-year collaborative research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund a project titled "Amish Diversity and Identity: Transformations in 20th Century America."  The Principle Investigator is Don Kraybill of the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, Elizabethtown College. Steven Nolt, associate professor of history at Goshen College, is a co-principle investigator.

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