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Race Equality at Cambridge


New call for applications is now closed.

The University Diversity Fund (UDF) provides grants of up to £1500 and is open to applications from students and staff.

The UDF aims to support initiatives across the University that contribute to raising awareness of issues related to equality and diversity, challenge discrimination and inequalities, increase the representation of under-represented groups, and facilitate implementation of good practice.

University staff and students are welcome to apply if they have a project that meets the above criteria and seeks to contribute to the University’s equality and diversity strategy and priorities for action in the area of ‘race’.

Application process

If you have a project that meets the conditions of the UDF and you would like to apply when the call for submission is open, please read the Further Information, fill in the Application Form and send it to

University Diversity Fund Further Information

University Diversity Fund Application Form

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Equality & Diversity Section at or by phone at 01223 65147.

“One very specific aspect of…openness is being inclusive, and open to diversity in all its forms – diversity of interests and beliefs, of gender, of religion, of sexual identity, of ethnicity, of physical ability.”  Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope


Information for the institutions hosting the project

Costs for the project should be charged to a departmental cost centre of your choice and the Source of Funds is LFHA.  Please use the appropriate CUFS transaction codes for the expenditure. You may need assistance from the Finance Division to set this up for you – the contact is For general financial guidance, please contact Chris Patten at There is an expectation that Financial Regulations are followed.

After the event, please provide copies of invoices and a list of costs incurred.  On receipt of this documentation and subsequent review, HR will instruct the Finance Division to journal sufficient ‘income’ to cover your costs.