SPIF requests should be unique in nature, strategic, and not part of everyday operational business. Projects shall advance one or more of the goals and objectives of Ramapo’s strategic plan. SPIF funds may be used for a wide variety of projects including, but not limited to: implementing a new system; curricular innovation; program development; net-revenue generating projects; marketing materials; software licenses; specialized computer terminals; support for faculty/student research; or, funding ideas that will help the college operate more effectively and efficiently. Examples of items that are generally ineligible for SPIF funding are new positions (must be requested through the Position Review Committee – PRC), money for food, events, travel, etc.
Applications for Capital Budget Requests are for projects that advance one or more of the goals and objectives of Ramapo’s Strategic Plan. Capital funds may be used for renovation, modification, repair or replacement, and new installation. Examples of this category of work include, but are not limited to: floor or carpet replacement; large scale painting projects; installation of new equipment; replacement of specialized equipment; change of use of a facility; renovation of academic spaces such as classrooms and labs; critical infrastructure; doors; exterior lights; athletic field enhancements; academic models, etc.; or, funding ideas that will help the College operate more effectively and efficiently.