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Grants

Since 1994, the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy has been awarded 47 grants totaling more than $3.1 million dollars.  Examples of these grants include:

  • CNCS Learn and Serve funds to establish MDC service-learning program;
  • CNCS/Florida Campus Compact AmeriCorpsVISTA grants that fund FT positions to assist with America Reads, service-learning, and entrepreneurial education;
  • CNCS Learn and Serve grant to help MDCPS develop service-learning programming;
  • Campus Compact grant to establish computer technology center in Overtown;
  • Southeastern Regional Vision for Education America Reads grant;
  • AACC grant to engage students with disabilities in service-learning;
  • Campus Compact MLK Day of Service grants;
  • AACC New Media Leaders grant to implement social media service-learning projects;
  • State Farm Youth Advisory Board grants to infuse service-learning into high schools and teacher preparation programs;
  • Area Health Education Center funding to implement smoking prevention curriculum;
  • Strong Women Strong Girls AmeriCorps grants to implement mentoring program;
  • Campus Compact grant to develop and implement peer advocate “Connect2Complete” program to increase community college student retention and completion;
  • Florida Campus Compact AmeriCorps Students in Service and College Access grants.



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