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2020-21 Department Grant Applications Accepted in February

The Advocates Department Grant Funding Program will begin accepting applications for funding on February 1, 2020. Funds for grants awarded will be dispersed between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021. The deadline for submission is February 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).

All proposals should align with Advocates for Upstate's mission to 1) improve patient care and satisfaction, 2) support medical education and/or 3) enhance community health. We strongly suggest reading the full guidelines.

Applications for grants are accepted from departments across the Upstate Medical University campuses and must be for items and/or services NOT funded through department budgets.

Complete an application and return via interoffice mail or email or request a form or more information by contacting Jonathan Adler via email or by calling 315-464-5610.


Departments that received grants for 2019-20:

4 West Pediatric Pulmonary Orthopedic Surgery
Ambulatory Procedure Otolaryngology- Cleft & Craniofacial Center
The Cancer Center Patient Relations
Child & Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Pediatrics
Comprehensive Stroke Center Pediatrics- Child Life
Emergency Medicine Pediatric Gastroenterology
Emergency Services Administration PICU
Upstate Administration General Pediatrics & Child Abuse Pediatrics
Organizational Training & Development Pediatric Surgery
Immune Health Services Pediatric Trauma
Nuclear Medicine Outpatient Pharmacy
Nursing Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Organ Donation Council Poison Center
Nutrition Psychiatry
OASIS Quality Services
Office of the President Radiation Oncology
Ophthalmology Recreation Therapy
Risk Management Safe Patient Handling
Social Work Spiritual Care
Tobacco Task Force Transitional Care
Trauma Department Upstate Best Beginnings
Upstate Sleep Center Vascular Surgery Clinic
Volunteer Programs