Featured Initiatives

The Campus Compact Impact Awards

Recognizing individuals and institutions for achivement in advancing the public purposes of higher education.

Student leader speaking at a podium

Education for Democracy

Building the knowledge, skills, and motivation for effective student participation in public life and policy

National Service

National service programs are employed throughout our network to increase the capacity of both colleges and community partner organizations for partnership

Community Colleges for Democracy

Dedicated to the advancement of civic and democratic learning and engagement at community colleges

Professional Credentialing Program

Earn formal recognition for your knowledge, skills, and experience in higher education civic and community engagement

Newman Civic Fellowship

Recognizing and supporting the next generation of public problem solvers

Campus Civic Action Planning

Read our 30th Anniversary Action Statement and get connected to resources for building a Campus Civic Action Plan

National Webinar Series

Experience the great and varied work happening on the ground around the country from your desk.


Capture student civic engagement and measure civic learning outcomes.

The Research University Civic Engagement Network (TRUCEN)

Advancing civic engagement and engaged scholarship among research universities.

Campus Compact Member Engagement Survey

Let us know where you are finding value and how we can deepen our impact.

Fund for Positive Engagement

Mini-grants to catalyze experimental responses to division and polarization

Making College Happen

A web guide for useful practices on increasing student access and success


Research-based best practices on global service learning from globalsl