Corridor FAQ

Whether you're new to the Central New York Humanities Corridor or you have been a collaborator for years, you may have questions about Corridor procedures and policies.

We have compiled some of our most frequently asked questions for your reference. 

If you have specific questions which are not addressed below, please contact the Mellon Coordinator.

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Where can I locate Corridor forms and proposals?
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What level of funding can my working group request?
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How do I submit Corridor forms?
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When is my working group's end-of-year report due?
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Which colleges and universities belong to the Central New York Humanities Corridor?
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What constitutes a Corridor working group?
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Who is eligible to apply for Central New York Humanities Corridor working group funding?
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I have a colleague at Cornell whom I want to add as a new faculty coordinator for my Corridor working group. How do I go about adding her to our group?
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I am a faculty member at Ithaca College, but I collaborate with colleagues at Cornell and Colgate. Can I apply for Corridor funding?
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I have colleagues at SUNY Buffalo, Ithaca College, and RIT. Can they be part of our Corridor working group?
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Can graduate students or postdoctoral fellows participate in our working group?
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Does the Central New York Humanities Corridor support single events, i.e., a one-time conference?
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How should the Central New York Humanities Corridor be acknowledged on publicity materials?
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What are the guidelines related to the expenditure of funds committed to faculty working groups as part of the Central New York Humanities Corridor?
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We received our working group commitment letter and now we are planning our first approved activity. What do we need to do to access the funds we were committed?
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Our approved Corridor activity is two months away. For the financial worksheet, how can I know what the exact expenses will be this far in advance?
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What happens if our working group underspends our approved budget for an event/activity?
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What happens if our working group overspends our approved budget?
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How do I know how much of our commitment my working group has remaining to spend on my event?