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:

Faculty Minigrant Opportunities:

Fall 2014 Minigrant RFP - Deadline is August 22, 2014

Download the Application for  Faculty Minigrant Proposals for Fall 2014  (PDF fillable)

Applications can be submitted electronically to followed up with an original signed by dept. chair.


Learn about the previous faculty minigrant recipient and their projects:

Amazing community engagement work is happening across the University!
Faculty Minigrant Project Summaries

Faculty Minigrant PDF Flyers:

Learn about the 2012-2013 Faculty Minigrant Projects
Read about the 2011-2012 faculty minigrant projects
Check out the Spring 2011 Minigrant Recipients and their projects
Check out 2009-2010 Minigrant Projects