Outstanding university-community partnerships are recognized in four focus areas:
Currents of Change Award will resume in 2021.
Please check back for the updated schedule.
The 2020 Center for Community Engagement and Impact Currents of Change Award has been cancelled.
The award and ceremony will resume in 2021. Please check back for updates.
Access the online application form. Complete one nomination for each initiative you are nominating.
For questions about the online nomination form, contact Grace Albritton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scope refers to the breadth of the project and includes metrics such as the number of individuals involved in the project, the number of hours dedicated, the amount of institutional staff support time provided, the level of difficulty providing services, the level of skill and/or expertise utilized, and the level of collaboration with other organizations and/or leveraging of resources to implement the project.
Examples of innovation include the use of new or creative solutions to persistent problems and the production of unique or surprising impacts.
Evidence of Effectiveness
Evidence of effectiveness includes measures such as the number of individuals impacted by the project, amount of money raised and other measurable benefits (e.g., number of houses cleaned/renovated/ built, tons of trash recycled, etc.), likely long-term benefits, and evidence of sustainability and/or institutionalization.