Small Grant Opportunities for Faculty

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 Program

The PAC Grant Program provides funding 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 within one year.  

CEI Faculty Mini Grants

Faculty supplies and expenses grants of $750 are available to support faculty directed community engagement with undergraduates. Funds may be used to support the service components of a course or undergraduate participation in a disciplinary conference during the 2022-2023 academic year. 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

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.