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The Office of Leadership and Service-Learning has received a grant from The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro to fund and pilot two UNCG Community Fellow positions.

Community Fellows will be leaders in community-based organizations and from a member agency of the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium. Applicants for the fellowships will be asked to identify a project that is mutually beneficial to the agency and the university, such as a particular project that utilizes UNCG student volunteers to benefit the organization through service-learning. This project seeks to create a model that identifies best practices for effective partnerships and honors the knowledge held within the non-profit sector. In addition, it aims to increase capacity for the non-profit sector through access to university resources, including collaboration with UNCG faculty/staff.

A request for proposals will be issued in the spring semester; watch for additional information. Questions? Contact Joe Frey, assistant director for community engagement, at 6-1406 or jjfrey@uncg.edu.

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