Community Partnership Grants
The American Studies Association is pleased to invite individual and institutional members of the association to apply to the ASA Community Partnership Program for grants to support collaborative interdisciplinary community projects utilizing American Studies pedagogy, curriculum, research, and other resources. The grants will support projects developed in collaboration with community-based organizations, school districts, public libraries, local historical societies, community museums, and other non-profit entities. Local communities have a wide range of educational and cultural needs that have not been met through traditional academic or community-based programs because of language, cultural and other barriers. The grants are intended to bridge this gap by more fully engaging American Studies practitioners in genuine collaborations with community organizations and the constituents they serve to provide new cultural and educational opportunities.
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2017
The grants will be available for projects where there is substantial participant-defined engagement, collaboration, and reciprocity between ASA members and the communities they represent, encounter, or visit. Funded projects must demonstrate a collaborative working relationship with local community-based groups or organizations.