Need to know.
Project ideas are welcome and encouraged from any area/discpline on campus, projects budgets should be between $2,500 and $25,000
Check out the Madison Trust website for program and project history.
Know who needs to approve your project idea (it will generally be a Dean/AVP and Provost/Vice President)
10 finalists will be selected to present at the Madison Trust event on Friday, March 12, 2021.
Funding awarded from Madison Trust is one-time funding; it is not meant to be budget relieving, and is separate from the annual budget initiative process.
Proposals should focus on innovation and creativity, providing a new opportunity to fund pioneering ideas.
Finalists will have the opportunity to create a short video that will be used for post-event messaging and crowfunding opportunities.
Mark your calendar.
Below are the important dates for the Madison Trust proposal process.
Friday, August 30: Madison Trust 2021 Proposals live
Sep 21, Monday, 1pm - 2pm VIRTUAL MEETING email email@example.com to register and for login information.
Sep 29, Tuesday, 3pm - 4pm VIRTUAL MEETING email firstname.lastname@example.org to register and for login information.
**info sessions will be identical
Nov. 30, 2020:Submission deadline for Madison Trust 2021
Completed submissions will be sent for final approval to your respective Dean/Assistant Vice President as listed in your proposal.
If approved, your proposal will automatically move on to be reviewed by investor-judges and JMU Senior Leadership.
Dec. 18, 2020: Finalists notified
Finalists will be required to present their proposal during the Madison Trust event on Friday,March 5, 2021.
Finalists should also plan to attend the Presenter's Orientation and Dress Rehersal as listed below.
***Dates below are for Madison Trust Finalists only***
TBD Mid-January 2021
Open Session Workshops*
TBD Mid-February 2021
Festival Conference and Student Center, Board of Visitors Board Room, individual times will be assigned
Feb 22, Monday
Feb 25, Thursday
* sessions will be identical
Friday,March 12, 2021 MADISON TRUST PRESENTATIONS