Do community service? Apply for a $500 unrestricted Harvardwood Heroes grant!

Apply this fall to become a 2016 Harvardwood Heroes and receive a $500 unrestricted grant! The deadline to submit your grant proposal is Oct. 15, 2016.

Harvardwood awards $500 grants* to applicants who have demonstrated a distinguished level of service to their organizations of choice. Every year, grant winners will be determined by the strength of their proposal. They will receive the first $250 upon announcement of the winners and the balance of the grant upon submission of a final essay six months later. 

You do not need to be a Harvardwood member to receive a Harvardwood Heroes grant (applicants must be current students, alums, staff, or faculty), although Harvardwood members and/or applicants whose service project is arts-related will receive priority consideration.

Launched in 2013, the Harvardwood Heroes grant program aims to spotlight and support Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and staff who have made an exceptional contribution to the community. These Heroes exemplify the mission of Harvardwood by demonstrating the power and purpose of the arts, media, and entertainment in the betterment of our communities.

*Grants can be spent at the winner's discretion.


Become a hero by sponsoring our Harvardwood Heroes!

Individuals can make a donation to support the program, and individuals who donate $500 or more may assist in the selection of grant recipients.

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Companies may become an official Harvardwood Heroes partner by sponsoring one or more grant(s) ($500 each) or by sponsoring the program outright. The sponsor's logo will appear here and on all promotional materials (online and in print) regarding Harvardwood Heroes. All Harvard-affiliated individuals are invited to apply for a Harvardwood Heroes grant, so sponsoring companies receive maximum exposure to Harvard students and alums. Contact us for more info.

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