This grant funds research on civic infrastructure and civic engagement and related concepets.
For 2017 the three broad priority areas include how civic infrastructure and civic engagement are defined measured developed and hindered, how individuals civic engagement changes over the course of
a lifetime, impacts associated with civic engagement, volunteering or national service.
This competition is only open to institutions of higher education and funds projects in two categories -dissertation and scholars.
Award amounts are expected to be in the range of $20,000 to $150,000 up to 2 years