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 18 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 18-months collaborating on the development and/or strengthening of campus-wide service engagement institutionalization efforts.
Award amounts are:
The Engaged Department – $3,500 (institutional cash match $1,500)
Enhancing Service Engagement Collaboration – $5,000 (institutional cash match $2,500)
Grant terms must end no longer than 18-months after the start of the project. Grants are awarded on a reimbursement basis throughout the grant term.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are due the 15th of each month. All applications must be submitted at least six weeks prior to the project start date. No proposals will be accepted after October 15, 2014.
Funding Source: Funding is provided by The Lilly Endowment Inc.