Grants & Awards

Newman Civic Fellow Award

The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for Frank Newmanchallenges facing communities throughout the country. The fellowship provides training and resources that nurture students’ assets and passions to help them develop strategies to achieve social change. Through the fellowship, Campus Compact provides learning opportunities focused on addressing public problems and building equitable communities.

Newman Civic Fellows are nominated by college and university presidents and chancellors to acknowledge motivation and potential in public leadership. For more information, visit the National Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellowship page.

McCormick Grant Fellows

With a grant from the McCormick Foundation, ILCC provides an opportunity for academic affairs and student affairs to come together and create a model infrastructure that affects the impact of civic engagement and student McCormick Foundaioninvolvement, which can make a difference for the campus and the community. Co-curricular service, leadership character building initiatives, and the curricular development of service-learning contribute to the common good of our society.

Community Service Directors (CSDs) at member campuses who become fellows have an opportunity to apply for funding for projects on their campuses and to engage in regional dialogues to deepen their understanding of civic leadership and civic education.