CCEL provides minigrant funding for faculty in two areas:

Research or Projects:

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


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

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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:

Announcing Fall 2015 RFP for Faculty Minigrants!

Application deadline: Friday, August 21, 2015  

Fall 2015 Faculty Minigrant Application Packet (pdf)
Fall 2015 Faculty Minigrant Application Packet (fillable pdf)

Submit complete application to by August 21 for consideration.

Learn about previous faculty minigrant recipients and their projects:

Amazing community engagement work is happening across the University!

Faculty Minigrant Project Summaries and Reports