The Community Engagement Initiative is dedicated to facilitating scholarly engagement that crosses the missions of teaching, research/creative activities, and service. Currently three separate grant programs are available for faculty.
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 t support student transportation to service sites.) Rolling decision.
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.