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The annual Silverberg Endowment for Academic Excellence Award of $5,000 is made possible through the generous contributions of the Silverberg family. The program was established in 1982 to help support, enrich and develop programs that benefit SPC, its students, and the broader community. Over years, the Silverberg family has taken great pride in providing funding for a broad range of projects that enhance the learning experience for students of St. Petersburg College.

The application period for the 2018 Silverberg Endowment is now closed.

Preparing the Silverberg Grant Proposal  

Each proposal must include the following.  Please include section headers with the following titles:

  • Title of project/activity
  • Brief description of project/activity
  • Statement of purpose and need
  • Goals and objectives of the project
  • Budget/costs necessary to implement the project
  • Project timeline
  • Method of evaluation
  • Name of the campus and department submitting the proposal
  • Name(s) and campus of proposal originator(s)

View the 2018 Silverberg Endowment Grant Guidelines

After completing the grant proposal, applicants must submit to his/her Dean or Administrative Management for approval.  The Dean or Administrative Manager should review, sign the last page and submit to the proposal to the Foundation to indicate their approval. 

Projects that fall under the purview of another department, or for faculty/staff who are collaborating on the proposal but who report to different Deans, each Dean must approve and sign, but only one Dean needs to submit on your behalf.

Both hard copies and electronic submissions are accepted. Please submit hard copies via interoffice mail to Jody Collins in the Foundation Office at EPI-DO.  Electronic submissions should be submitted by Dean or Administrative Manager to

The SPC Foundation is deeply grateful to the Silverberg family for their continued support of this program.