Content tagged with : grants and awards

Foodshot Global Groundbreaker Prize

A cash prize will be awarded to rising stars working in research, early stage entrepreneurship, or advocacy for breakthrough work in food systems. Candidates are nominated by FoodShot Global, its partners and the broader food and agriculture ecosystem. Nominations will be accepted until August 30, 2020.  

A Collective Creative Engagement hosted by Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life

Submission Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020 The coronavirus has laid bare long-standing inequities and vulnerabilities in the institutions and systems that shape our lives: our schools and universities, hospitals, housing, jobs, transportation, and the ways in which we access food and other basic needs. It has reminded us of what is essential, and it has called on us to reflect on our interconnectedness. With COVID-19’s toll of over 500,000 deaths worldwide, 10 million infected, and a global economic depression, we mourn. We undertake the task of healing our individual, community, and collective traumas. As we slowly emerge from shelter-in-place directives,…

Centering Social Justice in the Scholarship of Community Engagement

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning’s call for proposals for our upcoming special issue on Centering Social Justice in the Scholarship of Community Engagement, which will be co-edited by Tabbye Chavous and Tania Mitchell. They have recently decided to extend the deadline for proposals to February 15th. New scholars and graduate students are welcome to submit, and thier manager, Cecilia Morales, will be available for inquiries (including phone calls) to support potential contributors.

Challenges and Promises of Community Engagement Scholarship Call for Papers in JHEOE

CALL FOR PAPERS NOVEMBER 2019 Special Issue: Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement Topic: Challenges and Promises of Community Engagement Scholarship Special Issue Co-Editors Theodore R. Alter, Susan Gust, Beth Velde, and Hiram E. Fitzgerald Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship The Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES) is composed of community and higher education scholars. It provides policymakers, higher education institutions and organizations, community leaders, and national and international entities access to individuals who have expertise in addressing complex societal issues through research jointly led by community members, community organizations and higher education. ACES is planning a Special Issue…

Grant: Encouraging Citizen Involvement

Letters of Inquiry due: 6/5/2019 The Herb Block Foundation seeks to help ensure a responsible, responsive democratic government through citizen involvement. Proposals may focus on citizen education and greater voter participation in the electoral process. All projects must be nonpartisan and may not involve lobbying for specific legislation or candidates. In addition to providing grants in this area, The Herb Block Foundation has initiated an annual public policy lecture program featuring prominent speakers on issues of national importance.   Learn more