Michigan Campus Compact’s Venture Grants are financial awards ranging from $1,000-$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.
Request for Proposals for cycle 42 are available here.
All applications must be submitted electronically and are due March 22; award notifications will be issued in June of 2013. Funds will be allocated in August of 2013 with the funding cycle beginning September 1, 2013 and running through August 31, 2014.
For questions about the Venture Grant Program or application process please contact Renee Zientek.
View samples to assist in proposal writing
Venture Grant Brief Project Description
Venture Grant Budget & Budget Narrative
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