Past Faculty Grants
The School of Law created the Community Law Clinic in which students provide legal representation to North Carolina nonprofit community development organizations
Vickie Overman and Mary George
Partnered with Chatham Hospital’s Immigrant Health Initiative to transport individuals to the School of Dentistry to receive dental care accompanied by Immigrant Health Initiative Lay Health Advisors.
Sonya Haynes Stone Black Cultural Center added a new project called "In Our Voice: Youth Review of the Arts and Humanities," within the existing Communiversity program.
School of Medicine and Barbara Grant Schliebe
Provided transportation to the “Be Your Best” conference, which exposed 500 Girl Scouts to a college campus and provided girls with information on self-esteem and nutrition.
Partnered with the Women's Correctional Facility in Raleigh to implement The Women's Prison Writing and Performance Project. Over 140 inmates were offered a weekly forum that provided a collaborative and therapeutic environment for creative and memoir writing.
The Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program (STEP) of UNC's Department of Psychiatry coordinated a housing and community support needs assessment.
The Partners in Research Project, through the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, hosted a Forum to help bridge the "research to policy gap" in order to improve the lives of North Carolina's youngest children. For more information, visit the Partners in Research website.
Camille Catlett and Pamela Winton
Developed a free training curriculum to accompany An Unlikely Friendship, a video documentary about civil rights and race relations that was produced with a grant from the UNC Center for Public Service in 2001. The curriculum is available for free on-line at the FPG Institute website. Learn more.
Matt BanksWorked with Rainbow Soccer, Chapel Hill United, El Centro Latino, and the University of Chapel Hill in efforts to improve the conditions of the Rainbow Soccer fields.
Jeffrey FairWorked with the Ronald McDonald House to lay groundwork for a Family House for adult transplant patients.
Hudson FullerPartnered with Communities in Schools (CIS) Academy in Durham to create a Street Law Program targeted at eighth-grade students.
Robert MayoPartnered with Christian and Islamic community centers to provide rehabilitation services to late post-stroke and early-middle-stages of Alzheimer’s disease low-income residents of Durham and Wake Counties, NC.
Vickie OvermanPartnered with Chatham Hospital’s Immigrant Health Initiative to provide preventive dental care to 40 adults from the Hispanic community.
Sylvia NovinskyWorked with the NC Justice and Community Development Center to expand the Law School's Pro Bono Program to assist immigrants.
David PennHelped Compeer evaluate its effectiveness in reducing the stigma associated with mental illness.
Kelly Williams & Sima PendharkarCollaborated with Camp Carefree to lead bleeding disorder patients through a three month period of creating art, writing in journals and reflection sessions, culminating in art therapy sessions and a public display.
Anne AldridgeAdditional posters and a shuttle were provided to support the annual University-wide blood drive, in order to prevent a blood shortage in the summer months.
Dan BradfordHelped to run a weekly clinic which provided psychiatric support, counseling, medication, and referrals to the homeless at the Inter-Faith Council's Community House and Piedmont Health Services.
Yvonne EavesOrganized an African American church-based project to provide AIDS education in order to teach about prevention and to increase sensitivity toward people with the disease.
Pamela FrasierThis program provideed the Mexican population in Siler City with an adult Hispanic AA program including joint family support.
Jaquelyn GistThis program provided stipends to students to intern at nonprofit agencies to allow students who need a paying job to gain experience in the community service field.
Rebecca Hunter & Pamela FrasierCreated a Parent's Program and Children's Program designed to help Hispanic immigrants with their transition to a new country.
Valerie King and Sally LaLiberteDeveloped a program called "Community Collaboration to Provide Spanish Language Childbirth Education Classes in Chatham County".
Beth Kivel & Deborah BialeschkiCreated Teens Climb High, a recreation program benefiting ten to fourteen-year-old children residing in public housing.
Pamela RowseySupported the King's Park Life Center in the East Cornwalis Housing Community which provides after-school tutorials, enrichment activities, mentoring programs, and incentive trips to "at risk" children of the inner-city.
Florence SoltysCreated a video documentary of an unlikely friendship between a poor black civil rights activist and a poor white leader of the Ku Klux Klan.
Judy Jones TisdaleEstablished a program targeting college students to educate and create awareness of organ and tissue donation by emphasizing the necessity of making a decision about donation and informing your family of that decision.
Celeste H. TurnerDeveloped Communiversity, a teen outreach program which benefits 13 to 16-year-old African Americans through a thrice weekly program.
Michael WaltmanCreated a program which brings together North Carolina Students and Girl Scouts in workshops designed to teach tolerance and respect for all people.
Rachel WillisPorvided computer knowledge and training to North Carolina businesses and non-profit organizations.
The Carolina Center for Public Service strengthens the University's public service commitment by promoting scholarship and service that are responsive to the concerns of the state and contribute to the common good.