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Semester Grants


Public Service Course Activity Fund
The Center for Public Service (CPS) offers a Course Activity Fund to individual faculty members teaching a service learning course. Faculty teaching service learning courses will have at their disposal $250 per semester to enhance successful outcomes of planned service activities. Faculty will receive reimbursement of their expenses after the submission of receipts.

Deadline: Friday September 19th, 2014

WAVES Grant
The WAVES grant is a competitive grant offering up to $500 per course for innovative service learning projects.  Preference is given to classes that offer a transformative service learning experience and that match one of the Center's strategic goals.  Please see the RFP for more information and to apply.  Funds are limited.

Deadline: Friday September 19th, 2014

Have Coffee on Us!
CPS provides a $10 gift card toward a mid-semester meeting between individual Service Learning instructors and their community partners. Simply getting together to discuss successes, challenges and to review plans toward the successful completion of a semester-long service learning partnership often improves outcomes. Please, have coffee on us!
Coffee on Us! (.pdf)

Course Development Grants


Upper-Level Course Development Grant
The Center for Public Service announces a grant competition to support the development of service-learning courses designed to serve students at the upper course levels (3000-6000).

Deadline: Monday, October 6th, 2014

The Felson Public Service Course Development Grant
The Center for Public Service announces a grant competition to support the development of service-learning courses designed to serve students at the upper level (3000 and above) in various disciplines. This grant is made possible by the generosity of the Felson Family.  Joseph and Sherry Felson are the parents of Jayme NTC’07 and Kara SLA’11 and have served as the chairs of the Parents Council.  Through this grant to support faculty innovation in service learning, they continue their commitment to public service initiatives and student engagement.

(All Felson grants have been awarded for 2014/15 academic year.)



Individual Faculty Grants

Community-Based Research Grant

The Center for Public Service announces a grant competition to support faculty conducting community-based research. CPS defines community-based research as collaborative, change-oriented research that engages faculty members, students, and community members in projects that address community needs.

Community-Based Research Grant RFP


Community-Based Research Participatory Grant

The Center for Public Service (CPS) announces a grant competition to support our community partner organizations in their efforts to research topics of importance in the community with the aim of creating knowledge that "contributes to making a concrete and constructive difference in the world." CPS defines Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) as a collaborative approach to research that promotes positive change with and within the community. It involves an equitable relationship between community organizations and university researchers that is reflected in all levels of project design and dissemination.

CBPR Request for Letters of Interest (Coming Soon)

Previously Funded CBR and CBPR Proposals


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