Retool Your School FAQ

What type of organizations / institutions does the Retool Your School Program support?
How can my HBCU participate?
How will I know my HBCU’s “unique hashtag”?
Can we promote our HBCU’s involvement with this Program?
Does the Retool Your School Program accept unsolicited grant requests?
How does my school accept the Retool Your School Grant opt-ins to participate in the three grant programs?
I’ve read through all the materials, but I still have questions. How can I contact someone from the Retool Your School Program staff?
Will there be a Campaign of the Year this year?

Campus Improvement Grant FAQ

What is the focus of the HBCU Campus Improvement Grant?
How do I know which Cluster I am assigned to?
How would one go about voting for their HBCU for the Campus Improvement Grant?
Does my school have to register for the Community Project Grant or Innovation Lounge Grant to register for the Campus Improvement Grant.
What is the 2022 timeline?
How can my school use the Campus Improvement Grant funds?
When will the Campus Improvement Grant awards be funded to the winning schools?
What is the cumulative voting score for the Campus Improvement Grant?
How are social media votes tallied for the Campus Improvement Grant?
Will using a school’s hashtag multiple times in one post count as multiple votes?
Is it against Program rules to schedule votes?

Innovation Lounge Grant FAQ

Can you vote for an HBCU to win an Innovation Lounge Grant?
Can you use your school’s hashtag to vote for the Innovation Lounge Grant?
What is the focus of the Innovation Lounge Grant?
How are Innovation Lounge Grants awarded?
How many Innovation Lounge Grant winners will be selected?
Are Innovation Lounge Grant winners selected by cluster?
Does my school have to register for the Campus Improvement Grant or Community Project Grant to register for the Innovation Lounge Grant.
How can my school use the Innovation Lounge Grant funds?
What is the 2022 timeline?

Community Project Grant FAQ

Can you vote for the Community Project Grant?
Can you use your school’s hashtag to vote for the Community Project Grant?
What is the focus of the Community Project Grant?
How are Community Project Grants awarded?
How many Community Project Grant winners will be selected?
Are Community Project Grant winners selected by cluster?
How can my school use the Community Project Grant funds?
Does my school have to register for the Campus Improvement Grant or Innovation Lounge Grant to register for the Community Project Grant.
What is the 2022 timeline?

Scholarship FAQ

Does my school have to register for the Campus Improvement Grant, Community Project Grant or Innovation Lounge Grant for me to apply for a scholarship.
Who is eligible for a scholarship?
Do I have to register for externships or workshops to apply for a scholarship?
How many scholarships will be awarded?
How do I apply for the scholarship?
How are scholarships awarded?

Resume & Interview Workshops FAQ

Does my school have to register for the Campus Improvement Grant, Community Project Grant or Innovation Lounge Grant for me to apply for a workshop.
What is the focus of the workshops?
Who is eligible for the workshops?
Do I have to register for both workshops?
Do I have to register for externships or scholarships to apply for workshops?
How many students will be able to participate in the workshop access?
Will I receive an offer of employment after the workshops have ended?
What is the selection criteria for attending a workshop?

Externships FAQ

Does my school have to register for the Campus Improvement Grant, Community Project Grant or Innovation Lounge Grant for me to apply for an externship?
What is the focus of the externships?
Who is eligible to apply for the externships?
Do I have to register for workshops or scholarships to apply for externships? Does my school have to apply for a Campus Improvement Grant, Innovation Lounge Grant, and Community Project Grant in order for me to apply?
How many student entries will be awarded externships?
How do I apply to participate in the externship program?
Will I receive an offer of employment after the externship has ended?
How are externships awarded?