Flint Truth and Action Partnership Project Funds Information
The Flint Truth and Action Partnership Project (FTAAPP) has been established at the University of Michigan-Flint to support faculty/community collaboration in efforts to empower residents and stakeholders that lead to improved education, health, employment, and overall well-being in response to the water and lead crisis in Flint.
University faculty should work side-by-side with community groups and organizations. Partners can include local Flint businesses, non-profits, and community organizations as well as faith-based organizations and educational entities.
The following types of activities are eligible for funding:
• collaborative research, creative, and cultural projects with community partners such as schools, neighborhood organizations, or grassroots groups;
• community-based participatory research that address community concerns, as requested by community partners;
• innovative teaching and curricula that bridge academic study and community action;
• efforts that engage residents in social justice initiatives and increase knowledge on how to promote changes in public policy;
• civic engagement efforts through community-based participatory service learning that embed community involvement into course-curricula.
• academic/community partnerships for project design, with the intent to seek external funding for project implementation
Projects must be completed by November 30, 2020.
Full application details available on InfoReady https://umflint.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1807725