Apply Now to Become an Engaged Scholar

Campus Compact is accepting nominations for member faculty, staff, and administrators to become Engaged Scholars for 2022–2023. The Engaged Scholars initiative is designed to develop a diverse group of early-career faculty and staff to strengthen their own community-engaged scholarship and lead equity-focused change within their institution and communities. This year’s Engaged Scholars cohort will consist of 20 individuals from Campus Compact member institutions across the country. These scholars will meet regularly between April 2022 and June 2023 to collaborate and learn. Gatherings will include monthly virtual meetings, two virtual retreats, and two additional retreats to be held in person if…

Newman Civic Fellowship Nominations Open for 2022–2023

Nominations for the 2022–2023 Newman Civic Fellowship are now open! The nomination process will remain open through February 1, 2022. The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor on the basis of their potential for public leadership. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides students with training and resources that nurture their assets and passions and help them develop strategies for social change. The yearlong program includes virtual learning opportunities and networking as part of a national network of engaged student leaders, as well as…

Become a Campus Compact VISTA Host Site

Are you seeking greater capacity for your civic action, community engagement, and anti-poverty work? Submit a proposal to host an AmeriCorps member with the Campus Compact VISTA program. Members serve year-long terms building capacity for high-impact programs, organizational approaches, and collective impact efforts in education, healthy futures, economic opportunity, veterans/military families, and environmental stewardship. Among other work, Campus Compact AmeriCorps members: Strengthen educational outcomes for youth through K-12 partnerships and STEM activities. Help low-income college students access food and housing resources. Support veterans enrolled in post-secondary education to complete their degrees. This is a national call for projects! For the 2022–2023…

Request for Proposals: Compact22 National Virtual Conference

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Campus Compact is accepting proposals for the Compact22 National Virtual Conference, slated for March 2022. Proposals should address the conference theme, A Better Way Forward: Innovation with Equity at the Center. The conference will explore how we can mobilize the power of higher education to drive innovation, build connections, and create a new normal centered in equity and justice. Sessions may explore topics such as civic engagement, community-engaged research, civic and service learning, institutional chance, university-community partnerships, and more. We welcome proposals from faculty, staff, students, and community partners. Proposals may represent work undertaken through public, private, two-year, four-year, and…

Deadline Extended! Campus Compact Impact Awards

Campus Compact Impact Awards

The deadline for Campus Compact’s national Impact Awards has been extended through September 30, 2021. Apply now for these prestigious awards, which recognize faculty, community engagement professionals, and academic institutions for their leadership in advancing the public purposes of higher education. Individuals may be nominated by a colleague or submit an application on their own behalf. Campus Compact has created Impact Awards in five areas: The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award, celebrating the ethical leadership and advocacy demonstrated by higher education community engagement professionals The Richard Guarasci Award for Institutional Transformation, recognizing four-year institutions that have worked to address…

Join a Campus Compact Affinity Network for 2021–2022


Find space to strategize together, ask questions, find answers, and receive support. Meeting regularly throughout the year, Campus Compact affinity networks provide space and structure for community engagement professionals to discuss issues of shared interest. These networks support members in designing creative approaches to advance community engagement within their institutional and personal contexts. This new program will allow campus engagement professionals to build sustained collegial networks for professional development, networking, partnership building, and sharing of best practices. All networks will meet virtually on a quarterly basis, beginning with a kickoff meeting in July. Check out the Affinity Networks sign-up page…

Community Engagement Professional Credentialing

Campus Compact’s Community Engagement Professional Credential offers a framework for campus-based community engagement professionals to advance their work. It also allows them to achieve formal recognition for the knowledge and skills they develop in their careers. Start by earning core competency credentials—digital badges that demonstrate knowledge, skills, experience, and critical commitments in a specific area of the work. Become fully certified by earning credentials across a range of competency areas that are critical to success in higher education civic and community engagement. This program is available only to professionals working at Campus Compact member institutions. Earn badges in the three…

Apply by 8/30: Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity

Campus Compact is pleased to invite faculty members to submit applications to participate in the “Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity” project. This effort will engage faculty and their students in envisioning an economy that is in line with their values and how to take action towards creating a sustainable economic future. THE PROJECT The Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity project aims to increase student understanding of their own economic futures and the factors that impact it. To do this, a cohort of selected faculty members from the Campus Compact network will be trained to use the…

NH Capacity Building Grant Application

As part of our GEAR UP NH initiative, we are pleased to offer an opportunity to apply for capacity building grants partnering with one of our cohort schools.

NH Express Grant Application

We are particularly interested in funding new programs and initiatives that increase pathways to higher education for low income and underrepresented students.

CES Grant Opportunity

We have added additional grant opportunities to our Campuses for Environmental Sustainability initiative.