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How to Submit an Initiative

This document is provided as a courtesy to help walk you through the process of submitting an initiative into the Diversity Inventory Program (DIP)

  1. In any web browser, navigate to https://diversity.wisc.edu/ . The Homepage looks like this:
  2. Picture of Creating Community Homepage
  3. Click on DIP > Submit Initiatives.
  4. Submit Initiatives

  5. Log in with your NetID to submit an initiative.
  6. Picture of NetID Login Page
    Having trouble logging in with your NetID, click here: https://kb.wisc.edu/page.php?id=2520

  7. For first (1st) time users DIP will display the user agreement. Make any corrections and input any missing information before selecting AGREE AND CONTINUE.
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  9. On the SUBMIT DIVERSITY INITIATIVE screen, click SUBMIT PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR FY-2019 INITIATIVE OR SUBMIT CURRENT FISCAL YEAR FY-2020 INITIATIVE.
  10. Submit Initiatives

  11. On the SELECT AN INITIATIVE TYPE page, select the initiative type (i.e. Assessment, Event, Program, Research or Support Services).
  12. Select An Initiative Type

  13. On the BACKGROUND INFORMATION page input relevant information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
  14. Background Information
    1. Enter general information about your initiative.
      1. For further information about each section click the  KnowledgeBase Icon  , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.
      2. Each field also has a corresponding tooltip next to it, , which will give further information when hovered over.

  15. Click CONTINUE to navigate to the LOGISTICS—FREQUENCY page.
  16. Picture of Continue Button on Background Information Page
  17. On the LOGISTICS—FREQUENCY page input relevant information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
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    1. Input the frequency of your initiative and both its start and end dates (Note: the end date may not exist, if the initiative is ongoing). Also, initiative information should come from the prior fiscal year.
      1. For further information about each section click the KB Icon , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.
      2. Each field also has a corresponding tooltip next to it, , which will give further information when hovered over.

  19. Click CONTINUE to navigate to the LOGISTICS—PARTICIPANTS page.
  20. Picture of Continue Button on Logistics-Frequency Page
  21. On the LOGISTICS—PARTICIPANTS page input relevant information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
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    1. Enter data regarding initiative-targeted participants (population on which the assessment, events, research, support services or program are focused). Do not include staff who are planning or implementing this initiative. You can add multiple targeted populations to this initiative; however, you will need to enter at least one targeted population.
      1. For further information about each section click the KB Icon , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.
      2. Each field also has a corresponding tooltip next to it, , hover over it for further information about the field.

  23. Click CONTINUE to navigate to the CONTACTS page.
  24. Picture of Continue Button on Logistics-Participants Page
  25. On the CONTACTS page input relevant information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
  26. Contacts
    1. Please enter data regarding the initiative point of contact and sponsors. Sponsors can include those giving in-kind contributions. Add “Affiliated Unit” sponsors using the search box. Type in all or part of the name and select from the resulting list.
      1. For further information about each section click the KB Icon , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.
      2. Each field also has a corresponding tooltip next to it, , hover over it for further information about the field.

  27. Click SAVE after entering information into each field. When all fields are complete, click CONTINUE to navigate to the GENERAL INFORMATION page.
  28. Picture of Continue Button on Contacts Page
  29. On the GENERAL INFORMATION page input relevant information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
  30. General Information
    1. Please enter data regarding the initiative Goals and Measures.
      1. For further information about each section click the KB Icon , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.
      2. Each field also has a corresponding tooltip next to it, , hover over it for further information about the field.

  31. Click SAVE & CONTINUE to navigate to the FUNDING page.
  32. Picture of Continue Button on General Information Page
  33. On the FUNDING page input relevant information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
  34. Funding
    1. Please enter data regarding the initiative Funding. Multiple sources of funding can be added for each Fiscal Year. For Annual Budget and Funding include planning, implementation, and evaluation.
      1. For further information about each section click the KB Icon , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.
      2. Each field also has a corresponding tooltip next to it, , hover over it for further information about the field.

  35. Click SAVE & CONTINUE to navigate to the REVIEW DETAILS page.
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  37. On the REVIEW DETAILS page review your initiative information. All required fields are marked with a *(REQUIRED).
  38. Review
    1. Click edit in the appropriate section to correct or update elements. If a required field was missed, it will be indicated with a red error message, “x field is required,” in each section. Scroll to review all fields. 
      1. For further information about each section click the KB Icon , which will redirect you to the KnowledgeBase.

  39. Select SUBMIT.
Picture of Submit Button on Review Details Page




Keywords:dip, initiatve, submit, how to, submit initiative   Doc ID:72407
Owner:Torsheika M.Group:Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement
Created:2017-04-07 13:03 CDTUpdated:2020-03-10 11:05 CDT
Sites:Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement
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