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Grant Opportunities

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Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Leave Program Spring 2020 Application Deadline is September 18, 2019.

Overview

Five NYS/UUP Joint Labor-Management Committees, negotiated in the 2016–2022 Agreement between the State of New York and United University Professions, address mutually identified issues affecting employees of the Professional Services Negotiating Unit and provide funding opportunities to employees in various programs. Each committee has an equal number of representatives appointed by the State and United University Professions (UUP). In addition, a Labor-Management Executive Committee approves all funding recommendations for joint labor-management initiatives. A neutral staff serves the committees.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Diversity and Inclusion Leave Program

Funds are provided to enhance employment opportunities by assisting employees to prepare for permanent or continuing appointments with preferences given to minorities, women, persons with disabilities or employees with military status.

 Guidelines      Application 

           PRogram Evaluation

 

Grants for Employees with Disabilities Program

This program provides funding for additional disability related expenses incurred because of the disability for professional work-related activities. It is not intended to replace accommodations which the campus must provide under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation  

 

Employment

Employment Coaching and Placement Program

Assists employees who are retrenched or who are perceived to be at high risk of retrenchment with resume preparation, testing, coaching and placement fees, and travel costs.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

 
Retraining Fellowship Program

Assists employees who are retrenched, or who have been notified of retrenchment, or are perceived to be at high risk of retrenchment, or whose retraining would accommodate shifting program needs to pursue an organized course of study in order to attain other employment opportunities or to maintain their current employment.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

 
Enrollment Enhancement Program

Provides funding to academic departments experiencing declining student enrollments for a project or activity that will significantly enhances student enrollment.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

Professional Development

Individual Development Awards Program

The Individual Development Awards Program is the largest of all NYS/UUP JLMC programs. Proportional allocations are assigned to each campus based on the number of UUP represented employees on a campus. Award decisions and deadline dates are determined by each Campus Professional Development Committee.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

 
Calendar Year Employee Leave

The Calendar Year Employee Leave is designed to provide release time and salary for a replacement to assist eligible employees to participate in activities to develop their full professional potential and to prepare for advancement.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

 
Professional Development Grant Program

The Professional Development Grant Program is intended to fund a professional development project or activity to assist three or more employees to develop their professional potential and to prepare for advancement. Eligibility is similar to the Individual Development Awards Programs.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

 
Online Self-Study Courses

A series of online self-study courses are available to employees who would like to further their professional development including supervisory and leadership skills.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

Safety and Health

Dr. Herbert N. Wright Memorial Safety and Health Training Award Program

Provides safety and health and environmental training that enables employees to refine or develop skills to increase job effectiveness.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

Campus Grants

Campus Grants Program

This program is intended to fund projects or activities that address mutually identified needs among the other five committees. The guidelines and application process are available under the Campus Grants Program.

 Guidelines      Application   

           PRogram Evaluation

Share Your Experience

Acknowledgement of JLMC Funds

Award recipients are required to acknowledge the support of the New York State/United University Professions Joint Labor-Management Committees as the funding source on all projects or activities including publicity, publications, and handout materials, regardless of the format and the specific committee should be identified.

Share Your Experience

The NYS/UUP Joint Labor-Management Committees' staff often receives inquiries from UUP members regarding projects or activities that have been funded with NYS/UUP JLMC funds. After completing a project or activity, we would be interested in knowing about your experience. Send us a summary that includes a brief description of the project or activity, its outcome, how it impacted your professional development and your campus, with copies of photographs, if available.

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