Global Seed Grant Program

Lisle International offers a Global Seed Grant Program to support innovative projects which further the mission and goals of Lisle — improving intercultural understanding by bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to share, work together, and learn from one another.  Grants of $500 to $3,000 are available to innovative projects that match our mission.

  • A “Request to Apply” form
  • An identified “Lisle Mentor
  • A description of the project (400 words)
  • Specific goals and objectives
  • A time-line for the project
  • A clear budget
  • A clear process for evaluating the project


  • January 1, 2018: Prospective applicants may begin submitting online Request to Apply.
  • June 15, 2018:  Deadline to submit “Request to Apply.
  • August 15, 2018:  Deadline to submit a Completed Application Form.
  • Fall 2018:  Global Seed Grants are selected at the Lisle Annual Meeting held each fall and announced by November 30.
  • Projects are expected to take place between January 1 – December 31, 2019.