DUGC Class Grants

This year, these grants have been folded into the Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship and Learning’s (CCESL) new funding application. Grants to support courses connected to DUGC themes are now available for the 2021-2022 academic year. You can review the RFP and application instructions here


For the 2021-2022 academic year, CCESL is combining multiple funding opportunities into a single, universal application. These funds support:

  • Community-engaged class projects
  • Development of community-engaged courses
  • Institutional capacity building (e.g. bringing together instructors who teach similar courses to develop collaborative ideas for community-engaged activities)
  • Community-engaged student assistants
  • Professional development (e.g. scholarship of teaching and learning for community-engaged teaching). 


Appointed faculty, adjunct faculty, postdoctoral and graduate student instructors may applyThese grants are designed to support instructors to be innovative in developing and promoting their community-engaged teaching.

Selection Process and Criteria

Proposals are reviewed on a rolling basis. The selection committee bases its selection on the quality of the proposal, including the budget request and narrative, as well as with consideration of supporting courses across the university.

Submission Process & Deadline

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please expect approximately 2-4 weeks for your application to be reviewed.

To access the RFP and application, click here.