CSL Faculty Mini-Grants

The Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning Program (Tisch-TUSM CSL Program) is pleased to announce our CSL Faculty Mini-Grant awards.

Read about previous CSL Faculty Mini Grant Awardees »


TUSM faculty are invited to apply for up to $7500 to fund the development of a new CSL initiative or improvement of existing initiatives. Grants will be awarded to faculty on a competitive basis according to the selection criteria.


Quick Facts


  • Objective: To fund the development of new Tisch-TUSM CSL Program initiatives or improvement of existing initiatives that address community-identified needs, fulfill the educational goals for TUSM students, and demonstrate potential for sustainability beyond the funding period.
  • Eligibility: Open to TUSM faculty.
  • Funding: Up to $7500 for an 18 month award period.
  • Status: Email of interest due by December 11, 2017. Full proposals due by February 20, 2018.

Application Checklist At-A-Glance


  1. Email of Interest: Submit an Email of Interest via email with a brief description of the project to Jennifer Greer-Morrissey, Coordinator, Tisch-TUSM CSL Program by December 11, 2017.
  2. Full Proposals: Submit applications and proposal documents, forms and attachments via email to Jennifer Greer-Morrissey, by February 20, 2018. Full Proposals must not exceed 15 pages, including attachments.
    1. Proposal Narrative (4-6 pages maximum)
      — Project Rationale
      — Objectives
      — Methods
      — Evaluation
      — Timeline and Sustainability (using projected timeline form)
      — Budget Justification (using budget form)
    2. Two Letters of Support
      — Letter of support from Department Chair(s) or other supervisor (one page each)
      — Letter of support from Community Partner
    3. Curriculum Vitae of First Author (2 page maximum)
    4. Other supporting material — limit of 2 additional attachments (5 page maximum)