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

September 13, 5 p.m. 

Fall 2019 Second Call, Spring 202, & Conference Applications go live

September 20, 11:59 p.m. 

Fall 2019 Second Call Applications due

September 27, 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.     

CEF Office Hours (to answer any questions groups may have about the application)

September 27, 11:59 p.m.

Spring 2020 & Conference Applications due

October 16, 1 - 5 p.m.
October 18, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Second Call Fall 2019 Funding Interviews - CMA Resource Room

November 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
November 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
November 13, 1 - 5 p.m.

Spring 2020 Funding Interviews - CMA Resource Room

December 6, 11:59 p.m.

Fall 2019 Evaluations due

No later than December 20

Spring 2020 Award Letters sent to all student groups
*If your organization has not received an award letter by 12/21, email culturalengagementfund@duke.edu

Questions? Please email culturalengagementfund@duke.edu