The Landis Center for Community Engagement at Lafayette College values the engaged research of our faculty and strives to share opportunities for funding whenever they become available. Please visit often for updates.
Generously funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through June 2021, the Lehigh Valley Engaged Humanities Consortium (LVEHC) fosters exploration of personal, historical, and community narratives that have emerged in the past half-century in the region using methods of the humanities and arts. Guided by a steering committee composed of representatives of a dozen Lehigh Valley academic and cultural institutions, the LVEHC proposes to bring the region’s diversity and sense of place to light, concentrate on the changing nature of the work its residents do, and consider the role of storymaking in documenting the changes that have taken place. Projects should be collaborative and focus on one or more of their main themes:
AAC&U invites departments from colleges and universities in the US to apply for mini-grants to formalize helping students use a civic lens as they investigate disciplinary questions in their major. With funding provided by the Endeavor Foundation, we intend to support 15-25 departments with $500.00-$850.00 mini-grants to facilitate bringing departmental colleagues together to discuss how to design departmental pathways that insure civic learning and social responsibility as an integral part of a student’s major and a dimension of their disciplinary or interdisciplinary study.