Thank you for visiting the Benedictine Institute of Leadership, Ethics and Social Justice Mini-Grant page!

Faculty, staff, students and others are invited to request funding for projects designed to focus on the qualities of leadership, ethics and social justice on our campus, in our community and the surrounding region. Applications will be considered three times per year, with each deadline based on the actual dates of the proposed project.

Please direct yourself to following links to learn more about the process of the institute mini-grants, and thanks again for participating in activities and projects we know will strengthen leadership, ethics and social justice issues on our campus! We look forward to learning more about the specific project you may have in mind.

Feel free to direct any questions regarding Mini-Grant to Andy Henrickson, Director of the Benedictine Institute, at (605) 668-1495, Bede 239, or by emailing [email protected].

Benedictine Institute Mini-Grant Application & Guidelines
Budget Worksheet
Final Report

Approved Grant Requests

Sr. Candyce Chrystal, Department of Education, St. Rose of Lima Benedictine Retreat
Providing a workshop for the staff of St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Crofton, NE focusing on the Rule of Benedict and its applicability to the Catholic school classroom.

Dr. Debbi McCuin, Department of Education
Funded travel for a Diversity Field Trip to Sioux City, IA as part of EDN-453. Seniors in the student teaching seminar will engage in a 3-hour classroom observation of and elementary or secondary school in an urban, culturally and ethnically diverse setting.

Sr. Maribeth Wentzlaff, Director of Campus Ministries
Funded travel to Moore, OK and Waco and West, TX as part of a Winter Break Service Trip. Students, faculty, staff and Benedictine Sisters will participate in tornado recovery relief, Habitat for Humanity and fertilizer plant explosion cleanup.