Community Engagement

Grant Opportunities

The 2018-2019 Service Learning Grant Applications Are OPEN now

The Office of Community Engagement at CSUN develops civic responsibility, integrates meaningful community service into our academic experiences, and sustains partnerships with our surrounding communities. We would like to invite you to be a part of our ever-growing community of Engaged Faculty, Students and Staff who enrich scholarship, research and creative activity and enhance curriculum to prepare educated and engaged students.

Please consider applying for one or more of the funding opportunities offered through the Office of Community Engagement. All applications are available on our website and must be submitted electronically. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 23, 2018, at 5:00 pm.

Community Engagement Offers the following grants to tenured, tenure-track, and lecturer faculty:

  • Student Scholar: ($500 per semester)
    • The purpose of this grant is to support one faculty member by providing a student scholar to assist in community engaged research and/or service during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.
  • Travel Grant: (Up to $1000)
    • The purpose of this grant is to support one faculty member and (if relevant) a student scholar in disseminating engaged research and/or service at a conference of other public event during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.
  • Community Engaged Research Grant ($2000)
    • The purpose of this grant is to support a faculty member conducting community engaged research disseminating research during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.  
  • Discipline-Based Grant ($3000)
    • The purpose of this grant is to support one faculty in designing and implementing a Community Engagement Course Project in the 2018 – 2019 academic year (including the work of a student scholar for 1-2 semesters).
  • Interdisciplinary Grant ($6000)
    • The purpose of this grant is to support two or more faculty in implementing a Community Engagement Course Project in the 2018 – 2019 academic year (including the work of a student scholar for 1-2 semesters).  

Faculty Senate Awards

Awards are presented each year to a select group of California State University, Northridge faculty members, in recognition of outstanding achievement in a variety of areas. Please select here to view this years awards. 

Click here to learn more about the awardees of last academic year's grants.

Questions?

Contact Danielle Spratt, Ph.D., Director of Faculty Engaged Practices and Service Learning

Danielle.spratt@csun.edu