President’s and Chancellor’s Challenge information session, July 28

An icon graphic representing Social Responsibility Through Community Engagement from the Beyond Boundries Strategic PlanA virtual information session about the recently announced President’s and Chancellor’s Challenge will take place on Thursday, July 28, at 3:30 p.m. Registration is available online.

The session will provide an overview of the President’s and Chancellor’s Challenge proposal requirements and timeline, a question and answer session and an opportunity to hear from a past recipient.

Faculty and researchers from Marquette and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee along with those from community organizations and nonprofits are invited to join. The informational session will be recorded and made available following the event.

The President’s and Chancellor’s Challenge is a seed grant program, developed in partnership with Johnson Controls, that provides funding for innovative, interdisciplinary and collaborative work that addresses critical issues and opportunities facing the City of Milwaukee. 

This round of the challenge will focus on the urgent issue of poverty, its root causes and its subsequent effects on members of the various communities across Milwaukee.
The program will support two to three funded projects with budgets of $50,000-75,000 for an 18-month time frame. Partnerships with community organizations are highly encouraged from the ideation phase through the development of the proposal.  

More information can be found online. Questions can be directed to