CCEL provides minigrant funding for faculty in two areas:


to create or redesign curriculum incorporating community engagement and community partnerships. 

Research or Projects:

to conduct community engaged research or plan and carry out community projects.

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Funding is available for full-time faculty for these two types of community-engaged activities that further develop partnerships, involving students, faculty, and community members as participants in addressing public issues.  Awards are open to full-time faculty in all UAA schools and colleges and at all campuses. Junior faculty, faculty teaching GER courses, and faculty in under-represented disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Current Mini-Grant Funding Opportunities:

Current Faculty Minigrant Opportunities:

Now accepting Spring 2015 Minigrant Proposals for Community Engaged Research & Projects
Application Deadline: Friday, December 12

Download the Spring 2015 Faculty Minigrant Application Packet (pdf fillable)

Submit application via email to

For questions about the application please contact the CCEL office at 786-4062 or  


Learn about the previous faculty minigrant recipient and their projects:

Amazing community engagement work is happening across the University!

Faculty Minigrant Project Summaries and Reports