ACE Professional Grants

Professional Development – Project Grants

Professional Development Grants provide support for ACE members to pursue projects and training to upgrade their knowledge and skills. Grants can be used to explore new technologies or concepts, solve everyday problems or work on team projects. The goal is to have the recipient share their knowledge and findings with the ACE membership.   

Recipients of Development Grants are encouraged to present their findings at the ACE Annual Conference the summer following their grant.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for a grant.

  • You must be an ACE member.
  • You must be current on your dues.
  • The team leader on group applications must meet the criteria above.
  • Your project must be completed within one year.
  • You must submit a written report and a professional biography with highlights of ACE activities.
  • You must be willing to share your results at the annual conference or via a webinar.
  • You must send a letter of support from your administrator.

Grants are competitive and meeting eligibility requirements does not guarantee you will receive a grant. Preference will be given to proposals with broad application so other members can benefit from the professional development experience.

Application Process- coming soon.

2019 GRANT PROJECTS

Lori Tyler Gula, University of New Hampshire, delayed until 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic


Matt Browning, West Virginia State University

ACE Members Participate in Intercultural Development Inventory Assessment



2018 GRANT PROJECTS

Lori Greiner, Virginia Tech University

Trends in Extension Publishing and a Look Toward the Future



PAST GRANT PROJECTS

2017

Barbara Chamberlin, New Mexico State University Learning Games Lab

    Site Visit: Game Development Studios

    Dennis Hinkamp, Utah State University

      Putting Drones to Work: Drone Mapping and 3D Modeling Using DroneDeply.com, Pixel3D and Other Emerging Software Packages

      Mike Whitesides, Utah State University

      Online Behavioral Retargeting to Promote Extension Programs and Products

        2016

        Ariel Ginsburg, Oregon State University

        What Workers Think: Communication Needs Assessment for Latino Farm and Nursery Workers

        Scott Swanson, North Dakota State University

        How to Capture High-Quality Video

        Kristina Boone and Gloria Holcombe, Kansas State University

        Exploration of Digital Asset Management Systems

        2014    

        Joanne Littlefield, Colorado State University
        ACE Archives Analysis and Digital Collection

          2013     

          Suzanne Steel, Martha Filipic, The Ohio State University

          How Reporters Use Social Media

          Deb Pryor, Kansas State University
          Everyone Has a Story to Tell: Kaw Nation Cultural Heritage Project 


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