Service-Learning Faculty Fellows
Service-Learning Faculty Fellows serve for up to two years, receive a stipend of up to $4,200, are mentored in the development of their service-learning scholarship and serve leadership roles on campus in promoting service-learning.
Faculty members who are successful in having their service-learning research accepted for presentation at professional conferences may apply for up to $1,000 per conference to present their work.
Partnership Awards Program
Faculty members who are initiating or deepening relationships with off-campus community members/organizations to support high- quality service-learning courses are eligible to apply for up to $2,500 in two funding categories—New Partnership Funding and Established Partnership Funding.
Project Small Grants
Instructors who are teaching service-learning classes may apply to receive mini-grants of up to $750 to support their use of service-learning pedagogy.
Council for Community Engagement Grants
One-year seed grants up to $20,000 are available to support interdisciplinary projects that will enhance and increase university engagement with the greater Richmond community and will contribute to the research and teaching within VCU units.
Adjunct Faculty Support
Financial support is provided to VCU adjunct faculty members who are interested in participating in either the Service-Learning Institute or the Spring Workshop.
CEnR Pipeline to Proposal Funding
In order to support VCU faculty’s conduct of community-engaged research (CEnR), the VCU Council for Community Engagement and the VCU Center for Clinical and Translational Research have jointly funded a pipeline to support high-quality, high-impact CEnR, from community partnership development to pilot project implementation.
VCU Office of Research and Innovation
Visit VCU Office of Research and Innovation for information on internal and external funding resources for community-engaged research projects.
Additional Funding Resources
- Outreach Scholarship/W.K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement Award and the C. Peter Magrath University/Community Engagement Award
- Pivot Database of Community Engagement Funding Opportunities (Available to VCU Pivot account holders. See account signup instructions here.)
Writing a Grant Proposal