Grants and Funding

Interested in applying for a grant from BTtoP? Find more information on the Funding Opportunities and Grant Proposal FAQ pages.

Bringing Theory to Practice (BTtoP) has offered various levels of funding since its founding in 2003 and has contributed towards over 500 projects at more than 300 institutions in the United States and beyond. Participating institutions are the strength of BTtoP – promoting its mission and goals throughout supported campuses by extending their efforts into their communities and by contributing to the general environment of higher education.

Since 2003, BTtoP has offered six major categories of funding on projects exploring engaged learning, civic engagement and civic development, student mental health, well-being and psychosocial development, and transformational learning. You can see how BTtoP defines these terms in our glossary.

Brief descriptions of all previously awarded and currently active grant-funded activities are below. Campus examples can be found on the Awarded Grants page.

Category 1: Seminar, Mini, and Student Grants
Category 2: Program Development, Program Start-up, and Program & Research Initiative Grants
Category 3: Demonstration Site Grants
Category 4: Intensive Site Grants
Psychosocial Well-being Initiative Grants
Leadership Coalition
Campus Dialogue Grants
Amplifying, Disseminating, and Increasing the Public Reach of Research and Practice Grants
Multi-Institutional Innovation Grants