Center for Multicultural Affairs

Cultural Engagement Fund

The Cultural Engagement Fund (CEF) is a funding source for students groups that meet the following criteria:

  1. Is formally recognized or chartered by Duke University;
  2. Has an assigned fund code or account issued by the University Center for Activities and Events (UCAE) and,
  3. Primarily benefits undergraduate students.

Funding will be provided each academic year. Twice a year (once in the Fall and once in the Spring), The Center for Multicultural Affairs will call for funding proposals.

Cultural Engagement Fund Timeline

Sept. 11-12, 2018 - 1pm-2:30pm

Mandatory info sessions 

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Applications go live

Friday, Sept. 28, 11:59pm

Applications deadline

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 - 10am-2pm
Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 - 10am-2pm
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 - 1pm-5pm



Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 – 11:59pm

Evaluations due

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

Award Letters Sent to All Student Groups


*If your organization has not received an award letter by 12/21 email

Questions? Please email