Community & Friends


The programs listed below provide funding for UNCG faculty and their community and student partners to advance community-engaged research and teaching.

Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships (P2): A Grant Program for Academic Departments, Units, and Networks

The Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE) and the Office of Research and Engagement annually award the Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships (P2) Grant which supports teams of faculty, staff, and community partners who seek to build the capacity of their members and structures so that community-engaged initiatives move from individual efforts to collective action and commitments. This three-year program provides funding and support for teams to bring together previously under-connected faculty, staff, and community partners, as well as programs, courses, and/or initiatives for the purpose of increasing the reach, scope, impact, and sustainability of community-engaged scholarship.

ICEE Faculty Fellows

ICEE provides financial and resource support to faculty members to convene and facilitate learning communities around various topics related to community-engaged scholarship.

Community-Based Research Grants

The Office of Leadership and Service-Learning in partnership with the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Office, and The Graduate School work collaboratively annually to sponsor Community-Based Research Grants to support research teams at UNCG. Research teams should consists of at least one faculty, community partner, undergraduate student, and graduate student.

Internal Research Awards

There are five types of intramural, competitive awards available through the Office of Research and Engagement. They are the New Faculty Research Awards, the Regular Faculty Research Awards, the Faculty First Awards, Community-Engaged Pathways and Partnerships Grant, and the Giant Steps Research Development Grants. Faculty can apply for these awards by submitting an application with supporting budget forms by the appropriate deadline.