The Community Engagement Initiative is dedicated to facilitating scholarly engagement that crosses the missions of teaching, research/creative activities, and service. Current opportunites are listed below.
Partnership for Arts and Culture Small Grants for Faculty
The PAC mini grant program provides up to $4000 for joint university/community projects focused on societal issues in Delaware through an arts and culture approach. A requirement of the grant is the inclusion of significant involvement with community partners. Work must be completed between January 1-December 31, 2019.
PAC Small Grant Application opens October 7, 2019. Submissions deadline is November 4, 2019. Applicants notified by December 2, 2019.
Faculty Mini-Grants for Service Learning Courses
Faculty grants of up to $750 for supplies and expenses to support service components of a course. (Note: Use the Course-based Transportation Mini Grant application to support student transportation to service sites.) Rolling decision. Apply.
Course-based Transportation Mini Grants
Faculty grants of up to $1000 to support the cost of transporting students in a course to a service site. Rolling decision. Apply.
Partnership for Public Education Fellowship Program
The PPE Fellowship program provides up to $10,000 funding for UD faculty or staff projects that support public education in Delaware. Fellows are supported for up to one year with funds to support either partnership or capacity building projects and will have the opportunity to participate, contribute to, and lead PPE initiatives in the future. The call for fellowship applications is released every fall for work to be completed the following year.
Partnership for Public Education Mini-Grants
The PPE Mini Grant program provides funds up to $2500 for UD faculty or staff projects that support public education in Delaware. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
CEI Summer Scholars and Fellows
The CEI Summer Scholars program provides highly motivated undergraduates the opportunity to immerse themselves in a community-based research or creative project under the direction of a faculty mentor.