Funding proposals being accepted through Nov. 16 for MLK Celebration events

The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Advisory Board is now accepting funding requests for programming for the 2013 MLK Celebration, titled “Lift Every Voice.” This year’s MLK Celebration will begin Friday, Jan. 18. The annual MLK Convocation will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, and will feature civil rights activist and legal scholar Lani Guinier.

All members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to participate in this annual campus celebration of King’s life and legacy. Departments, student organizations, offices and centers are encouraged to apply for funding for MLK Celebration events by submitting proposals online.

Co-sponsorships of events can range from $100 to $2,000. The deadline for funding requests is Friday, Nov. 16.

Past co-sponsorships have helped support speakers, films, displays, workshops, receptions, lunches and field trips.

To see last year’s schedule of events, visit

Email with any questions.