Grants and Scholarships

MOCC Mini-Grants

Missouri Campus Compact is pleased to support the development of service-learning enhanced courses and civic engagement activities on Missouri's college and university campuses. Since 2004, Missouri Campus Compact has awarded over $370,000 in grants to its member campuses. See below for our upcoming and current grant opportunities as well as past recipients.

Are you interested in what a funded proposal could look like or would you like to see some examples of mini-grants we have funded in the past? Check out excerpts from three winning mini-grant proposals from last year’s grant cycle. You may also access the rubric used to evaluate proposals. 

For more information please click on the picture below to access the narrated video. Be sure to have sound on. Use this 
pdf to access individual slides. 

Mini-Grant Power Point


Faculty/Staff Mini-Grants

Missouri Campus Compact awards mini-grants of up to $500 each for the best proposals regarding the addition and transformation of engagement experiences on member campuses. 

NOFA     Application


Institution Mini-Grants

Missouri Campus Compact awards mini-grants of up to $1000 each for the best institution-wide proposals. This year we will also fund one $2000 inter-institutional grant that focuses on a collaborative project between two or more institutions.  

NOFA     Application     


Mini-Grant Report 

All funded mini-grants must submit a report following the completion of the grant cycle. Grants implements during the academic year must submit the report and accompanying invoices/receipts by June. Reports for 2015-2016 are due June 3, 2016.

Reports for 2016-2017 are due June 2, 2017.

2016-2017 Report Form 

Reports for 2017-2018 are due June 4, 2018

2017-2018 Report Form 

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 MOCC Mini-Grant Recipients

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of MOCC"s 2016-17 Mini-grants! Choosing final recipients out of this year’s submissions was a very difficult process. We received numerous well-thought-out, creative applications for a total of 30 submissions (21 faculty/staff and 9 institution). We'd like to extend a sincere thank you to all who applied. It is genuinely inspiring to see how passionate so many of you are about creating stronger campuses and communities through various civic engagement initiatives. Congratulations to the following universities and faculty/staff members for their winning proposals:


 Institution Grant Awardees:

UMSL; Patricia Zahn-Community & University Engagement Summit

Westminster; Maeba Jonas-Westminster College Commitment to CESL (Phase II)

William Jewel; Lori Wetmore-Interdisciplinary Service Learning Project with Primitivo Garcia School

Cottey College; Renee Hampton-Community Partner Fair and Picnic/Engagement Learning Fair

Westminster; Mary Majerus-MAT 231 and MAT 351

Missouri State University; Katherine Nordyke-MSU Campus-Wide Relationship Abuse Awareness and Prevention Program 

UMSL; Terry Suhre- Art Comes Alive When Communities Come Together-Community Family Day Event

Westminster College; Christopher Halsey-Breaking Bad Water Quality Through Service Learning


 Faculty/Staff Grant Awardees:

Drury University; Ryan Gipson-Community Outreach and Leadership: Drury Scholars Program

Missouri State University; Katherine Nordyke-MSU Eye-Care Vision and Color Blindness Screening Program

Park University; Gail Hennessy-University/P-12 Partnership for the Win: Practicing and Future Teachers, Collaborate to Serve English Language Learners 

Park University; Shannon Cuff-River Read Children’s Literature Festival

St. Louis Community College-Meramec; Debbie Corson-Student Philanthropy Grant Program

Stephens College; Debeshi Majumdar-Family Fitness Fun-day

Stephens College; Susan Muller-FYE 100 First Year Experience

Stephens College; Erin Sellner-Saturday Science at Stephens with Tri-Beta

Truman State University; Nancy Daley-Moore-Building Bridges: Structural Supports for Engaging Health Science Students in Peer Education and Community Outreach

University of Missouri-St. Louis; Kathleen Butterly Nigro-Literature of the Holocaust

Westminster College; Maeba Jonas-World Religions: An Interfaith Conversation (REL 102)