Innovate/Collaborate (IN/CO) Grant Program

Past Grant Programs

2021-22 FUNDING AWARDS | Round 3 
The CAA Academic Alliance awarded three grants totaling $120,000 in its third round of Innovate/Collaborate (IN/CO) Grants. Funded projects included:

  • Engaging Online Learners in Faculty-Led Research | $40,000
    University of North Carolina Wilmington, Elon University, NC A & T State University
  • Preparing Students and Institutions to Engage in Community-Based Learning | $40,000
    Elon University, University of Delaware, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Drexel University
  • Empowering Students to Lead Climate Resilient Change | $40,000
    Drexel University, James Madison University, Elon University

2019-20 FUNDING AWARDS | Round 2 
The CAA Academic Alliance awarded four grants totaling $164,500 in its second round of Innovate/Collaborate (IN/CO) Grants. Funded projects included:

  • Outcomes of Entrepreneurial Education: Perceptions of Career Readiness | $40,000
    Elon University, Towson University, William & Mary
  • CAA Debate for Civic Learning | $44,500
    James Madison University, College of Charleston, Hofstra University, Towson University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Northeastern University, William & Mary
  • Ethical Reasoning in STEM Through Multi-Disciplinary Collaborative Teaching | $40,000
    James Madison University, Drexel University
  • Using Historical Collections for Civic Engagement and Innovative Teaching & Learning | $40,000              Drexel University, University of Delaware, William & Mary

2017-18 FUNDING AWARDS | Round 1 
The CAA Academic Alliance awarded four grants totaling $156,500 in its first round of Innovate/Collaborate (IN/CO) Grants. Funded projects included:  

  • Tracking Experiential Learning Outcomes Across Three CAA Campuses | $40,000
    Drexel University, College of Charleston, University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Innovative Strategies for High Impact Practices: Access, Success, and the CAA Student-Athlete | $42,500                                            Elon University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, College of Charleston, University of Delaware, Drexel University, Hofstra University, James Madison University, Towson University, William & Mary
  • Learning to Learn: A Student Operator’s Manual for the Brain | $34,000
    Elon University, Hofstra University
  • Engaging Difference: A Deep Dive into the Assessment of Transformative Learning | $40,000
    James Madison University, Elon University