CDLC Grant

The Coalition for Diversity in Language & Culture (CDLC) provides competitive grants for which research groups including at least one tenured, tenure track, or clinical faculty may apply. Research groups are encouraged to include graduate students. A major purpose of these grants is to support those engaged in research and project implementation activities that fulfill the CDLC mission.

Submissions for the 2019-2020 academic year is closed. We will release a Call for Proposals for 2020-2021 in fall 2020.

The basic submission information is:

  • Proposals should be no more than two, single-spaced pages and should include:
    • 1) the names and affiliations of all applicants;
    • 2) goals/purposes, including how this aligns with the CDLC mission;
    •  3) expected activities and outcomes, including the involvement of each member; and
    •  4) a budget that outlines the plan for the allocation of funds.
  • Submission: Please fill out this form and attach the proposal there.
  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2019 by 11:59 pm (Late applications will not be accepted.)
  • Eligibility: Individuals or groups with at least one UNCG faculty (tenured, tenure track, or clinical)
  • Award Amount: up to $3,000 per proposalAt least two proposals will be funded.
Questions can be addressed to Nora Bird,

Review our list of previous grant recipients.

Professional Development

The CDLC has supported professional development for educators to support English learners and their families. Most recently, the CDLC has partnered with Project EnACTeD. Visit the EnACTeD website for more information.

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Engaging and Advancing Community-Centered Teacher Development (EnACTeD) provides quality teacher professional development to support English learners and their families.

Professional development programs, workshops, webinars

TESOL conferences

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UNCG Working Papers in Education is an annual, peer-reviewed, online journal managed by graduate students of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s School of Education.

Click here to learn more about Working Papers in Education.