ACU Gender Programme grant


The Association of Commonwealth Universities


The ACU Gender Programme offers annual grants to help member universities meet the costs of organising projects promoting gender equity and equality in their institutions. 

The project/action plan should support institutional efforts to promote gender equity, for example through the establishment of a sexual harassment response mechanism, the introduction of institutional gender policies and practices, or mainstreaming gender into the academic curriculum, etc. 



Maximum Project Value

The grants of up to GBP 1,000 are awarded annually 

Project Duration

6 to 12 months


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

PI to submit a copy of application, support letter from college Dean and complete OR5 form to:

External Deadline

PI to submit application and supporting documentation via on line system

Information and application form

For Questions, please contact

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