Funding and Resources for Students
Community Service/Service-Learning Student Grant Programs at Purdue:
- The Community Service/Service-Learning Student Grant Program, facilitated by Purdue's Office of Engagement, provides grants to Purdue students or student organizations for community service projects.
- The program fosters the expansion of community service involvement including Service-Learning and experiential learning opportunities by Purdue students in partnership with communities, non-profit agencies, schools, and governmental bodies.
- The University will fund projects/services that will encourage students to become involved in community life by assisting in solving problems or providing a service while utilizing their education and expertise. The program is intended to give students an opportunity to expand their learning environment.
- Grant amounts range from $100 to $500 for an individual or a maximum of $1500 for a team or organization.
- Grant guidelines and application are available for download here.
- For more information, contact the Office of Engagement administrative assistant.
- Useful documents:
Resources for Service-Learning:
- Action Without Borders
A premier website for finding service projects in your community.
Boiler Volunteer Network
The purpose of Boiler Volunteer Network (BVN) is to provide a volunteer clearinghouse on campus to connect Purdue University students, faculty, staff, and retirees with community service and campus volunteer opportunities and to create and implement a variety of service experiences.
This website gives you opportunities to serve during school breaks.
This website contains everything you need to know about Service-Learning on campus.
Center for Instructional Excellence
The Center for Instructional Excellence (CIE) promotes instructional excellence at Purdue University by serving as a catalyst to advocate, develop, and implement continuous improvement in teaching and learning.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Corporation for National and Community Service
EPICS is a unique program in which teams of undergraduates are designing, building, and deploying real systems to solve engineering-based problems for local community service and education organizations. EPICS was founded at Purdue University in Fall 1995.
This website shows you how you can serve while you travel the world.
Habitat for Humanity
This website will help you find Habitat for Humanity building opportunities in your community.
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
This website has a large array of Service-Learning information, K-Higher Education.
Service-Learning - Student's Guide & Journal
This website offers the "Service-Learning - Student's Guide & Journal" for working with students, K-12.
- Visitor Information Center/Community Relations
Excellent website for finding service projects in your community.