Venture Grants 

Michigan Campus Compact’s Venture Grants are financial awards ranging of up to $3,500. Applications for Venture Grant funds are available to individuals or groups from MiCC member campuses who wish to develop or expand community service programs, service-learning opportunities, and/or civic learning activities. Community service includes volunteer activities projects which meet the needs of the community. Service-learning integrates within the academic curriculum a thoughtfully organized service experience and provides structured opportunities for students to think, talk, or write about their service participation (reflection). Civic learning includes engaging students in a public purpose, social action, advocacy, community-based research, citizenship and/or renewing the civic mission of higher education.

The RFP for Cycle 44 will be released on February 6, 2014. Please refer to the resources section below prior to that date for helpful materials. Please note that all applications for Cycle 44 must be submitted electronically. The example application below is for informational purposes only.

Consider applying and be part of the cycle that pushes Michigan Campus Compact over the $1 million mark of venture grant awards given over our 25 year history!

Cycle 43
The grant period for this cycle is September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2015.

Michigan Campus Compact has awarded nine recipients with Venture Grants for Cycle 43. Click here for information about the awardees.


View samples to assist in proposal writing:
Venture Grant Brief Project Description

Venture Grant Budget & Budget Narrative

Click to see an example RFP, and click here to see an example application.

For questions regarding Michigan Campus Compact's Venture Grants, please email Shelley Long or call her at 517-492-2432.