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Funding for Public Engagement

The Office of Public Engagement offers funding programs to further the goals and objectives of the Public Engagement Framework.

Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

The 2015 Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement is now open! The fund supports small projects such as preliminary meetings, events and community-engaged learning projects that are in keeping with the goals of Memorial’s Public Engagement Framework.

The Quick Start fund is open to Memorial faculty, staff, groups and organizations and provides up to $1000 per project.

Applications are welcomed on a rolling basis, with the fund closing on May 31st or once the total allocation has been distributed, whichever comes first. The total amount to be distributed through the current cycle of the fund is $40,000.

Interested in applying? Please read the application guide for further details, check out the FAQs, then apply here.

Want to know what projects were funded in the past? View the full list of recipients from the 2013-14 cycle.

Contact us for more information.


2014 Public Engagement Postdoctoral Fellowship

Memorial’s Office of Public Engagement and the Faculty of Arts were pleased to offer a new Postdoctoral Fellowship in association with the Shorefast Foundation in 2014.

Dr. Pam Hall was the recipient of the fellowship. New fellowship opportunities will be announced in 2015.