CCE Supporters

  • The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Montclair State University as a Community Engaged Campus, affirming the University’s long-standing dedication and commitment to community engagement. Montclair State was among 240 institutions to receive the 2015 Community Engaged Campus designation, following an extensive documentation review process. It joins such campuses as Georgetown University, Duke University, The University of Texas at Austin, New York University and UCLA in being nationally recognized by the Foundation.
  • The U.S. Department of Education announced in 2014, a five-year, $2.5 million award to Montclair State University to help fund the conversion of two low-performing Orange, New Jersey schools into University-Assisted Full-Service Community Schools (UAFSCS) – the first such schools in New Jersey.
  • In 2014, $50,000 from JP Morgan Chase to continue support to (Orange Community School Initiative) OCSI for two full time employees, one at Rosa Parks and one at Oakwood Elementary School.
  • JP Morgan Chase in 2013 for $155,000 to implement the Orange Community School Initiative (OCSI) a University Assisted Community School (UACS) project in Orange that included developing two Full Service Community Schools (UACS) at Rosa Parks and Oakwood Elementary.
  • In 2013, the Montclair State University Service-Learning and Community Engagement Program received a $1,000 seminar grant from Bringing Theory to Practice to develop a Community-Based/Participatory Action Research Think Tank.
  • Also in 2013, the Service-Learning Program was awarded a two-year, $532,000 Education, Environment, and Community Outreach grant from the New Jersey Commission on National and Community Service.
  • 2012 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recipient.
  • In 2012, the Service-Learning Program received a planning grant of $30,000 from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation to begin funding a University-Assisted Community School at Oakwood Avenue School in Orange.
  • Between 2010 and 2013, the Service-Learning Program received $600,000 in grants from the New Jersey Commission on National and Community Service for the creation of the Education, Environment, and Community Outreach (EECO) AmeriCorps program.
  • Between 2010 and 2013, the Service-Learning Program received $110,000 in grants from Capital One to fund the Financial Education Corps (FEC) at Montclair State University.
  • In 2011, the Service-Learning Program was awarded a $3,500 grant from Corporation for National and Community Service to fund the 2011 9/11 National Day of Service.
  • The Service-Learning Fellows Program was awarded the TIAA-CREF Theodore M. Hesburgh Certificate of Excellence in 2008.
  • Since 2005, the Service-Learning Program has received multiple grants from Bringing Theoy to Practice, and in 2007 was awarded a two-year, $90,000 Bringing Theory to Practice Demonstration Site grant from the Charles Engelhard Foundation and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
  • The Service-Learning Program was awarded a three-year, $400,000 Community Outreach Partnership (COPC) grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2001.
  • In 1997, the Service-Learning Program was awarded a three-year, $105,000 Learn and Serve America Higher Education grant.

   

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