ICEO Grants

Twice a year, the ICEO offers funding for events and programs that support our community in any or all of these themes:

  • Promoting a sense of belonging
  • Enabling achievement
  • Expanding our campus composition

These three pillars support the goals of the Strategic Action Plan.

Awards of up to $2,500 are available to any MIT community member.


Application Process

There are two grant cycles each academic year:

  • Cycle 1: Application opens October 15 at 12:00am, and closes November 1 at 11:59pm.
  • Cycle 2: Application opens February 15 at 12:00am, and closes March 1 at 11:59pm

Proposals must be completed by an MIT student, staff, postdoc, or faculty member. The grant review committee will evaluate applications and notify applicants in mid-November and mid-March.

Complete grant application

A PDF copy of the grant application is available to help you prepare to submit.



Other funds and grants

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Ad-hoc funding through ICEO

Funding of amounts under $500 may be available upon request for your project or event. Reach out to the team at with a description of your program or event and the amount requested.

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