Firstly, I would like to thank all proposers for submitting a diverse range of exciting proposals to the initiative. We received proposals for a total requested funding of over US$ 150K. Each proposal was carefully reviewed by the Committee. I wish to take the opportunity to thank all members of the Committee for their invaluable work.

A large number of the submitted proposals were judged  suitable for full or partial support and were awarded funding. Detailed additional feedback will be sent via email to all proposers in due course.

Unfortunately, all funds for the Outreach Initiative 2013 were allocated in this round, so the next available call will be the Call for Proposals for the Outreach Initiative 2014 which is scheduled to open in the Fall (dates will be communicated on the website early in September 2013).

All successful proposers should immediately contact the CAS Executive Director, Ms. Heidi Zazza ( to make arrangements for the funding transfer. Proposers should also make sure to announce their events and initiatives to the wide CAS membership via our Society website, social networks and mailing lists as appropriate by contacting the CASS webmaster and send a report summarizing the outcome of their activities to myself and Heidi within 1 month from the end of the activity. All reports will be published on the CAS website at the end of the year. Detailed instructions for the successful applicants can be found by following the link below.

Mario di Bernardo
(CAS Vice President for Financial Activities)