Funding and Award Opportunities

Funding and Award Opportunities

Funding opportunities and awards for UW–Madison faculty and instructional staff are available for community-based learning courses, research, community-engaged projects and more.

Community-based Learning Course Development Grant
The Community-based Learning course development grant supports the development of new Community-based Learning courses or the addition of a community-based component. Administered by the Morgridge Center, up to $5,000 per course is available for new community-based learning courses or current courses that add a Community-based Learning component. This grant can only be awarded once per course or course section. Learn more.

Community-based Research Grant
The Community-based Research grant provides up to $5,000 to a faculty or staff member, or graduate student to design and implement a new community-based research (CBR) project, add a CBR component to an existing project, or continue an ongoing CBR project toward a new phase or by adding a new element. Learn more.

Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment Grants
The Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant program is open to UW–Madison faculty, staff and students and is designed to foster public engagement and advance the Wisconsin Idea. The competitive grant program accepts proposals on an annual basis and is administered by the Office of the Provost.

The Public Humanities Exchange for Undergraduates (HEX-U) is a high-impact program for undergraduate students at UW–Madison who wish to make meaningful connections between their humanities scholarship and the needs of the local community through new models of social engagement.

Grant Information Collection
UW–Madison Libraries has assembled a collection of local and national grant links and opportunities. The Collection also offers workshops, seminars and in-person appointments at Memorial Library.

Wisconsin Idea Fellowships
Undergraduate student fellows partner with faculty/instructional staff mentors to develop a local or global community engagement project. Faculty/instructional staff members are awarded up to $2,000 for project costs.