1. Before making any purchases, please contact the Project Director to make sure that this purchase can be reimbursed by the grant.
2. After making your purchase, save your original receipt/invoice. If you paid by credit card, you will also need your credit card statement.
3. Fill out the District Direct Pay Form.
4. Submit your Direct Pay Form (w/ memo and receipt/invoice) to the Project Director.
Please contact the Project Director with any questions.
[Updated December 28, 2011]
IMPACT AAPI encourages instructors and staff to attend academic conferences and professional development events that better enable them to support our targeted AAPI student groups and strengthen the college's capacity to serve underserved student populations.
De Anza's Staff Development Office is able to reimburse travel expenses up to $1000 per school year. Please consider using Staff Development funds before applying for IMPACT AAPI funds.
Who is Eligible for IMPACT AAPI Conference Funding?
The grant is able to reimburse transportation, lodging, conferences fees/registration fees, and meals, for up to $1200 per person per conference. Funds are allocated depending on demand and the discretion of the Project Director. Priority will be given to staff & faculty working directly with IMPACT AAPI.
Grant funds can be allocated for:
See the District Travel Policy for Travel Guidelines and Allowable Expenditures.
Before the conference:
1. Submit the Professional Development proposal form to the Project Director, describing the conference you plan to attend and how it relates to your work for the grant project. Proposals must be received by the Project Director 30 days before the event date. We recommend you submit your proposal for approval before making any charges.
Review of your proposal will consider criteria such as:
After the conference:
2. Fill out the trip voucher and attach original receipts for all items (except for meals) for which a reimbursement is being requested.
The District external auditors require original receipts and proof of payment to be turned in with your Trip Voucher for reimbursement of your approved expenses. Please make a copy of your receipts for your own records before turning them in with your Trip Voucher.
Meals/Per Diem reimbursement:
3. If you plan to use both the DA Staff Development funds and IMPACT AAPI funds, attach a copy of the reimbursement paperwork you sent to the Staff Development Office so we can see who is reimbursing what parts of the trip. IMPACT AAPI and the Staff Development Office work together in submitting your paperwork to Accounts Payable.
4. Write a one-page summary of the conference, describing:
5. Submit materials from steps 2-4 to the Project Director within 30 days after the activity date.
NOTE: Though IMPACT AAPI's fiscal year ends September 30, the district's fiscal year ends June 30. Any travel reimbursements must be turned in to the district before July 15, otherwise your reimbursement request will NOT BE PROCESSED.
Example: You attend a conference on June 27. Even though by IMPACT AAPI's policy, you have until July 27 to submit your trip voucher/receipts/summary, you must turn in your trip voucher/receipts/summary so it can be processed by us, and then sent to Accounts Payable, all before July 15, in order to be reimbursed.
Contact: Tom Izu