Outreach and Engagement Grant Opportunities

Outreach and Engagement Grant Opportunities

The Office of Outreach and Engagement will be providing grant funds through a competitive process to university faculty and staff to support program, performance, exhibition impact assessment, public policy review/development, professional development programs, and professional conference or workshop participation.

The deadline to apply was April 5, 2020.

Funds will be available beginning May 29, 2020 and must be expended with report due to the Office of Outreach and Engagement by March 31, 2021.

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Description: Grants will be awarded at the maximum amount of $10,000 to support (1) impact report of an existing university sponsored outreach and engagement program, performance, exhibition or similar program; (2) impact report of a partner organization's program; (3) development of a public policy document or report; or (4) support for team to develop grant proposal or finalize manuscript for publication submission.

Funding may be used to support release time, graduate student or post-doc time, supplies, materials, incentives according to university policy, travel, meetings or data collection and analysis.

Eligibility: Faculty (all ranks and titles) and/or faculty-led teams are eligible to apply.

Description: Grants will be awarded at the maximum amount of $2,500 to support college, department, unit, center, program, or institute conferences, workshops or seminars.

Two opportunities are available in this category: (1) professional development program for faculty, staff and/or students related to best-practices of community engagement that is hosted at Ohio State and/or with a community partner; or (2) supporting a program featuring an external speaker/presenter for internal and external audiences that is hosted at Ohio State and/or with a community partner.

Funding may be used to support university approved travel expenses for speakers, conference or meeting logistic expenses, honorarium, materials, supplies, and/or evaluation of program.

Description: Grants will be awarded at the maximum amount of $1,500 to support any college, department, or unit approved domestic conference or meeting to present or enhance faculty engaged scholarship. Funding may be used for all university approved travel related expenses.

Eligibility/Priority: All faculty are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to tenure-track faculty at the rank of assistant professor presenting at a regional or national conference, workshop, or meeting.