Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health. 

Have an idea that addresses a social problem? Apply to the Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement – now open for projects over the winter break!

Tisch Fund applications are open! The fund supports individual and group projects that create opportunities to learn about and act on pressing issues facing our society. We especially seek proposals that:

  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity in addressing issues affecting civic life including but not limited to promoting diversity and equity, education, political participation, environment and food justice, technology, and other societal issues.
  • Include adequate training and/or preparation for stakeholders (including Tufts students) involved.
  • Seek to apply what is learned in the classroom, bring theory to practice.
  • Build connections across disciplines and fields.

We especially encourage students to apply for funding that will support projects related to racial justice.

Students who are awarded funding may also receive feedback, advising resources, and opportunities to present their work. Applications are due December 6, 2020. For more information and to apply, click here. Please email Calvin Zhao at with any questions.

All: Please touch base with Nancy Marks ( and let me know what you will applying for!


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