To foster a culture of innovation and catalyze administrative innovation and collaboration across Harvard by investing in staff-generated, creative solutions that reduce administrative burden, enhance our ability to serve faculty and students, and invigorate our employees.

Fund Recipients

Nine projects were awarded funding in the inaugural year of the President's Administrative Innovation Fund:

Key Dates


April 17, 2017: 
Proposals are due. Submit a project proposal


May/June 2017:
Proposals will be reviewed. Finalists will present to a team of judges.


July 2017: 
Award recipients announced. Funding and projects begin.


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