CBL Faculty Initiatives Fund

Dear University Faculty,

The Office of Community-Based Learning is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for faculty involved in community-based learning. The Community-Based Learning Faculty Initiatives Fund provides an opportunity for University of Scranton faculty to request funding for costs related to Community-Based Learning (CBL) courses and/or academic-related community initiatives, including but not necessarily limited to CBL course related materials, refreshments, transportation and/or CBL related conference travel and registration fees. Each faculty member can submit up to 2 applications for up to $500 total per academic year.

For Fall 2017, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis for use in Fall 2017. For Spring 2018, applications will be due by Jan. 31, 2018.

A description and application directions for the CBL Faculty Initiatives Fund is attached here. Please contact either Meghan Ashlin Rich, CBL Faculty Coordinator at: meghan.rich@scranton.edu, or Julie Schumacher Cohen, Chair of the CBL Board at julie.cohen@scranton.edu, with your questions or ideas regarding CBL courses and activities or about the grant process itself.


To those that choose to apply, thank you and best wishes for success. To all, thank you for your commitments to our students and for all you do for The University of Scranton.