Service-Learning is an experiential learning opportunity with a strong reflection component that is strategically designed to advance a learning objective (may be academic or co-curricular), and where the experience itself is developed and executed in partnership with the communities served.
Funding Resource: Venture Fund, Michigan Campus Compact - faculty or academic departments may apply to receive up to $3500 to integrate service-learning or community service into a course or curriculum. For more information, click here: http://www.micampuscompact.org/venture.aspx
Are your students working with K-12 youth? Check out the online resource on College Positive Volunteerism, a guide which prepares college students to serve as college access mentors. The guide was developed by Michigan Campus Compact. For more information, click here: http://www.micampuscompact.org/cpvmain.aspx