Funding for Faculty & Staff
Engaged Cornell funding for faculty and staff comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. Take a look at the three funding areas to see what best suits your work.
- Grants fund community-engaged courses, research and scholarship.
- Seeds and supplements help faculty and staff get smaller projects off the ground or add a community-engaged component to another grant project.
- Awards honor and celebrate faculty with a history of exemplary engagement.
Engaged Curriculum Grants
Funding teams who are integrating community engagement into new and existing majors, minors and curricula.
- $150,000 four-year maximum (see details)
- Application due on March 29, 2017
Engaged Research Grants for Faculty
Supporting faculty who are investigating community-engaged learning and research and its specific impacts.
- $100,000 two-year maximum (see details)
- Application due on February 01, 2017
Undergraduate Engaged Research Programs
Expanding the number of students involved in established community-engaged research.
- $40,000 two-year maximum (see details)
- Application due on January 18, 2017
Seeds and Supplements
Engaged Opportunity Grants
Supporting a wide range of community-engaged projects, from student leadership programs and partnership building to events and conference travel. Open to all faculty and staff.
- $5,000 maximum
- Application due on April 10, 2017
Engaged Scholar Prize
Given to a faculty member who inspires with innovative approaches to community-engaged learning and research.
- $30,000 prize to expand work
- Application due on February 28, 2017
George D. Levy Faculty Award
Recognizing a faculty member whose community collaborations serve as models for outstanding community engagement in higher education.
- Application due on March 31, 2017