Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE) Grant
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The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation recognizes the best community service work of university/college students, faculty and staff as they partner with community groups. The programs of the Foundation recognize and provide financial support to outstanding examples of campus-community collaboration and innovative ideas to serve the community. The competitive grants are awarded to the student proposals which are judged most viable and creative in their approach to establishing or significantly furthering a partnership between the community and the student's school.
The New York Campus Compact is providing to students at member campuses access to six Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE) Grant awards of $1,000 to support a campus/community project. Supported by the Kellogg Foundation, the CASE Grants encourage students to collaborate with a community organization, work with a faculty member, and develop an effective response to a pressing community need. All applications are made on ServiceBook , and are evaluated by a panel of NYCC reviewers. Awards made this spring may be applied to projects in the spring, summer or fall. All funds will be awarded before August 2008, although project activities and expenditures may continue into the fall.
- March 6 -- Announcement of CASE Awards Competition
- March 19 -- RPI information session on CASE Awards:
Academy Hall Room 4411; 12-1 p.m.
- April 7 -- Applications Due on ServiceBook
- April 22 -- Applications Reviewed, Finalists
- April 25 -- Finalists Announced
- May-June -- Award-presentation Events
- May--September Projects Underway
- $1,000 grant awarded, either directly to the community organization or via the school, to support the proposed activity.
- The student will receive a certificate of recognition signed by former President Jimmy Carter and the Carter Partnership Foundation will publish the student's project summaries online at their website.
- Grants for full-time students in good academic
- The students must have worked at least one semester with
community partner in which the proposed project will be
- The community partner must have been established at least
two years prior to the application.
- Community Impact
- Equal Partnership
- Academic Service Learning
Student/College Application Requirements
- The student must submit a proposal at ServiceBook and
recruit a community organization as a partner.
- A faculty member must agree to oversee the project and
provide a letter of endorsement.
- Must keep a running record of the project's activites and
submit a summary at the conclusion of the project.
- Submit a short media production (e.g., video, powerpoint)
that can be used for publication.
- Provide a final report containing the following: a
program evaluation, an explanation of what the student
learned, an accounting statement outlining expenditure of
awarded funds, and student suggestions for short- and
long-term development of the campus-community