Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

For faculty, academic program staff and RISD graduate students, the Center for Community Partnerships (CCP) supports your efforts in doing community-engaged work. Our team is here to help you integrate equitable engagement experiences into your courses, studio spaces, research and programs.

Available grants

See below to learn about our Engaged Opportunity Grants, which provide support for a wide range of community-engaged learning projects.

Academic resources

For scholars and practitioners interested in engaged work, the resources listed below offer vital support for successfully working collaboratively in community contexts.

Is there a resource you want to see here? Email community@risd.edu.

Let us amplify your work

Real, impactful community engagement is a core RISD value that runs through so much of what our faculty, staff and students do here. If you’ve led or been involved in a studio, research project or other engaged community collaboration, take a moment to tell us your story and we’ll help spread the word.

Share your story