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Faculty and Staff Resources

The Office for Community Engagement seeks to connect faculty and staff with the full spectrum of resources for community-based teaching, learning, and research that GVSU has to offer. Browse the links below to view a collection of internal and external resources for your community engagement work. If you have a specific question or request, contact Ruth Stegeman at

Conferences & Opportunities: Upcoming events aimed at fostering community-based conversation, building expertise, and making meaningful interdisciplinary connections

Tools for Community-Based Learning: Resources for developing or improving community-based learning courses

Research & Scholarship Resources: Resources for community-based research, scholarship, and publications

Partnership Development Resources: Resources for developing and sustaining effective and positive partnerships with community stakeholders

Risk Management: Resources for managing risk in community engagement work

Funding Opportunities: A running list of internal and external sources of funding to support community engagement work

Engaged Departments: Information about community engaged departments at GVSU and across the nation

Interdisciplinary Community-Based Teaching and Research: Click on the link to learn more about a study on interdisciplinary community engagement that was done by Purdue University

Anchor Institution Resources: Research on the principles and outcomes of the anchor institution model and tools for putting the model into practice

Other Resources: GVSU centers and services that offer community engagement opportunities and/or support