Lockwood Foundation Grants

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What Are Lockwood Foundation Grants?

Lockwood Foundation Grants for BC Faculty Excellence & Innovation support new or ongoing projects by Bellevue College faculty that promote innovation in teaching and/or advance entrepreneurial models at the college. Typically, individual grants range from $2,500 to $10,000. These grants are administered by the BC Foundation and made available through a generous donation from the Lockwood Foundation.

The 2024 Lockwood Grant Application is available now!

The 2024 Lockwood Grant Application opened on February 28, 2024. The submission deadline is 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

The funding period for successful applications will be June 1, 2024 through May 31, 2025. You can preview a PDF of the entire application here.

Interested in learning more about the Lockwood Grant application and awarding process? The Foundation is hosting a series of online Lockwood Grant Info Sessions where interested faculty members can drop in to ask questions and learn more. There is no official program, and all faculty are welcome to drop in at any time during the session.

And the Lockwood Foundation Grants Go to…

Congratulations to our most recent Lockwood Foundation Grant recipients! These grants, provided by funds which are so generously donated by the Lockwood Foundation, are one of the Foundation’s signature programs. Awarding these funds is one of the highlights of our year.

In April 2023, the BC Foundation awarded three worthy projects with $10,000 total in Lockwood Foundation BC Faculty Excellence and Innovation Grants. These grants will bring additional XR equipment and a 3D clay printer to campus, and provide training and stipends for classes focused on climate justice. We are proud to keep BC on the cutting edge of digital technology and curricular innovation. Please join us in congratulating the recipients.

The XR Lab is experiencing increasing pressure on available equipment, and this is becoming more evident as students return to campus. The XR Lab will increase their inventory of equipment by purchasing Meta Quest standalone headsets, so that they can continue to loan equipment to capstone students while also increasing their capacity to deliver full-class events across a range of disciplines.

Bruce Wolcott – XR Lab

The Lockwood Grant will fund the purchase of a Ceramics 3D Clay Printer, which will help the Art Department better serve students by implementing innovation in the curriculum, building a new creative work method defining the next generation of interdisciplinary models, and developing a course focused on the use of digital technology in ceramic design, overall enriching the Ceramics program at Bellevue College.

Kapka Stoyanova – Art

With support from the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges, the Climate Justice Across the Curriculum Faculty Lead program will support stipends for faculty training in bringing climate justice to their classes. To build on the work Sonya Doucette has done at BC over the last six years, this project will work with faculty to create interdisciplinary studies and linked classes focused on climate justice.

Mandie Mauldin Nash & Ahmad Ghashmari – Science Division

Last Updated February 28, 2024