Endowed Mission Fund

Endowed Mission Fund for Faculty & Staff Development
in the Jesuit Catholic Mission of Seattle University

The Endowed Mission Fund provides grants to faculty and staff for mission-related projects, research and personal development.

The application process for Academic Year 22-23 is now open! 

Click here for: Endowed Mission Fund 2022-23 application

For 2022-23, the EMF committee particularly welcomes proposals which advance the
Universal Apostolic Preferences .

Please contact Eddie Salazar with any questions you may have or for more information on the application process.

Endowed Mission Fund Committee:

Jen Tilghman-Havens - Center for Jesuit Education (Chair)
Michelle Kim - Office of Multicultural Affairs
Kristi Lee – College of Education
Dale Watanabe – International Student Center
Audrey Hudgins – Matteo Ricci Institute
Ajay Abraham – Albers School of Business & Economics
Eddie Salazar – Center for Jesuit Education (staff support)

EMF committee members are careful to recuse themselves when there is a conflict of interest in reviewing a particular grant

Examples of Previously Funded Proposals

  • Training in Racial Justice for Law school faculty ($2,000)
  • Catholic Social Teaching workshops in Albers ($2,600)
  • A campus lecture series on Jesuits and Science ($2,000)
  • An inclusion and diversity workshop hosted by Department of Communications ($2,500)
  • Faculty and Staff of Color Retreat ($4,000)
  • Ignatian Pedagogy Series through the Center for Faculty Development ($3,850)
  • A Jesuit Mission Retreat for the University Advancement Division ($5,000)