Community Engaged Research Fund


Brandeis faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students in any discipline whose research or creative activity addresses the questions, issues, and/or needs of a community partner —whether at the local, state, regional, national, or global level — are invited to apply to the COMPACT Community Engaged Research Fund.

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The goal of this fund is to support recipients in building sustainable and ethical projects with community partners. This program offers up to $3,500 in seed funding for projects during the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications will be reviewed starting October 1st; a second round of review will commence on December 1st if funds remain. All recipients will be invited to join the COMPACT Community of Practice.


Please send any questions about the program and application process to