AmeriCorps completed the 2022 National Service and Civic Engagement Funding Opportunity, resulting in 21 awards to universities based in 16 states and territories across the nation. These grants, totaling $3.7 million will support research of civic engagement, social cohesion, volunteering and national service programs.

Organization Program State Funds Awarded Primary Investigator Type
Arizona State University Assessing Diversity and Equity in Volunteer Inclusion AZ $177,153 Mark Hager, PhD New
Fielding Graduate University Folk School Alliance Network: Strengthening a distributed network through participatory approaches CA $147,922 David Blake Willis, PhD New
University of California Los Angeles  Examining Today's Young Social Change Agents and Their Opportunities CA $200,000 Laura Wray-Wake, PhD New
University of Denver Participatory research to build civic infrastructure through peer support programming among unhoused young people CO $164,799 Kimber Bender, PhD New
University of Georgia  Examining the Influence of Civic Infrastructure on Rural/Urb GA $191,670 Rebecca Nesbit, PhD New
Trustees of Indiana University Observing Civic Engagement & Assessing Civic Infrastructure IN $199,968 Brad Fulton, PhD New
Smith College Teenagers as Community Teachers MA $179,999 Sam Intrator, PhD New
Tufts University Impact of COVID-era Mutual Aid Initiatives on Civic infrastructure in Metro-Boston MA $112,187 Penn Loh, MSc New
University of Maine The Future of Virtual Volunteerism Among Older Adults in a Post-Pandemic World: Is the Volunteer Sector Ready? ME $275,853 Jennifer Crittenden, PhD New
Carleton College Using Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) insights to transform school policies & practices MN $171,975 Anita Chikkatur, PhD New
Mississippi State University Democracy's colleges: Expanding civic Engagement, volunteering, and national service MS $148,281 Carol Cutler White, PhD New
Appalachian State University Civic Engagement, Health, and Community: A Nationally-Representative Study on the Long-term Impacts of Civic Engagement during Emerging Adulthood NC $120,161 Martie Thompson, PhD New
University of Nebraska at Omaha  Examining Youth Civic Mobility in the Heartland NE $109,192 Jodi Benenson, PhD New
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Adapting in place: Exploring community and environmental wellness in the time of climate change. NY $146,886 Maren King, MSLA New
University of Cincinnati Civic Action for Refugee Empowerment in Cincinnati OH $174,742 Anjali Dutt, PhD New
Drexel University Arts-centered Community Action: How Public Arts Programming Strengthens Civic Infrastructure and Promotes Civic Innovation PA $200,000 Ayana Allen-Handy, PhD New
University of Pittsburgh Research for Equity and Power PA $200,000 Mary Ohmer, PhD New
University of Texas at Austin How Nonprofits Create Civic Infrastructure TX $275,052 Pamela Paxton, PhD New
George Mason University Immigrants, Athletes, and Engagement VA $199,934 James Witte, PhD New
Virginia Tech  Scaling Up Participatory Action Planning - SEED VA $188,319 Carlin Rafie, PhD New
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Lub Zej Zog: Hmong Educators Coalition Project WI $199,918 Jenna Cushing-Leubner, PhD New

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