Professional Development Grants

Call for Applications 
Career Development Professionals of Indiana (CDPI) is pleased to offer $2000 in grants with a maximum award of $1000 per proposal to be applied toward professional development resources that will allow members to provide career related workshops/presentations to peers, faculty, staff, and/or students.  Grant monies can be used to fund program materials such as event marketing materials, conference registration, research, travel and accommodation expenses, or more.

  • Individual applicants must be current CDPI members
  • Career Center Teams must include at least one current CDPI member
  • Applications must be in the form of a two-page typewritten, double-spaced program proposal not including the cover page.
  • Application deadline is Friday, April 17, 2020
Proposal Guidelines:
Cover page should include:
  • Name and contact information of the submitter or team representative
  • Program title
  • Indicate if the proposal is an initiative related to the field of education
Proposal should include:
  • Purpose of the program, workshop, event, or service.
  • Audience (student, faculty, staff, career service colleagues).
  • A description of the program, presentation, or service including learning objectives, proposed timeline and budget.


You may submit a proposal and apply HERE

Official announcement of the award will be made through the CDPI newsletter and at the upcoming conference. 


Grant funds should be used within one year. Grant recipients will be required to set up a "showcase" or provide a presentation at the CDPI conference, highlighting the program, workshop, or service and outcomes. 

For questions, reach out to Shannon Elward at professional-development@cdpi.org.

Proposals will be distributed to a selection committee.


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