The Engaged Campus Grants support the embedment of service engagement into campus culture, applicants may choose one of two institutionalization projects:
The Engaged Department Grant – Individual departments may apply for these funds to develop and/or strengthen their support for service engagement. Awardees will spend 16 months developing or strengthening support for faculty and staff efforts in and with the community, revising policies and systems to reward faculty for their engagement work, adopting sustainable department to community partnerships, and/or elevating departmental changes in such a manner to be a role model for other departments both on your own campus and on other campuses.
Enhancing Service Engagement Collaboration Grant – Institutions may apply for these funds to support the holistic implementation of service engagement through Academic and Student Affairs partnerships. Awardees will spend 16 months collaborating on the development and/or strengthening of campus-wide service engagement institutionalization efforts.
Award amounts are:
The Engaged Department – $14,000 (institutional cash match $3,500)
Enhancing Service Engagement Collaboration – $20,000 (institutional cash match $5,000)
• Applications are due November 10, 2014.
• Notification will occur in mid-December 2014.
• Projects timelines must occur from January 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016.
Funding is provided by The Lilly Endowment Inc.