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Cafe Cocano Fair-Trade Coffee Partnership – 2018 Awardee

The Café Cocano Fair-Trade coffee and St. Thomas University partnership is a mutually beneficial initiative that leverages university research and teaching, in a variety of disciplines, into long-term, Haitian-led, sustainable coffee development in Haiti’s poorest region. Unique to the project’s model is an interdisciplinary “scaffolding” of engaged scholarship opportunities, all focused on addressing specific needs […]

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EdGE Program (Education through Global Engagement) – 2018 Awardee

Omprakash works at the intersection of technology, higher education, and international development to create mutually beneficial relationships between universities and grassroots social impact organizations around the world. Over 180 organizations in 40+ countries use their platform to recruit talent, raise funds, and connect with each other. Community-based social impact organizations around the world (‘Omprakash Partners’) […]

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SPARK Community Based Innovation Challenge – 2018 Awardee

In Grinnell’s challenge model, community partners identify challenges unique to the partner’s work and agree to work with groups of students to identify short and long term systemic solutions to their challenge.  It offers local organizations and students the opportunity to work together to address challenges faced by the larger Grinnell community. Students first  apply […]

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Common Good First – 2017 Awardee

Best of “Community Partnerships”   Common Good first is a digital platform which will identify, showcase and connect community-led social impact projects to each other and to higher education – for research, evaluation, learning and teaching, and student engagement. During her career researching HIV/AIDS, health development, and inequalities in health, Glasgow Caledonian University’s Vice Chancellor […]

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Tulane City Center – 2016 Awardee

Tulane City Center (TCC) is the community design center of Tulane School of Architecture at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. TCC’s work is grounded in the belief that all citizens are impacted by the built environment and have the right to participate in the decisions that shape it. Each project at TCC begins as […]

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