Annual Grant Cycle

Communication Department, UC San Diego

Call for Democracy Lab (DLab) Proposals

AY 2023-24

Due Date  - Forthcoming


We are pleased to announce the call for DLab grants for the 2023-2024 academic year. For this funding cycle, we will be making awards of up to $5,000 each.


Any member of the Communication Department who is working on an existing community-based research project or who is prototyping new ideas that address one or more of the DLab’s thematic foci may apply. The DLab’s current thematic areas include:

Grantee Expectations

Selection Criteria

Applications will be reviewed by the DLab leadership team. Applications will be assessed based on the following criteria: