Action Research Center

For Students

Being an actively engaged citizen is good for you and the community. 

Ways to Get Involved

Randi Wilson's Seed Library at the West Bloomington Revitalization Project.
Randi Wilson's Seed Library at the West Bloomington Revitalization Project.

Volunteer: If you'd like to volunteer, click here to see list of Bloomington-Normal not-for-profit organizations, categorized by area of interest. You'll need to be logged in to your IWU e-mail to view this list.

If you'd like to talk about volunteer opportunities in person, email arc@iwu.edu to set up an appointment.

Alternative Breaks: Spend your spring break volunteering by participating in an Alternative Spring Break. Whether it's in the Bloomington-Normal community, or states away, you can guarantee your break will be well spent. 

Weir Fellowship: Apply for this annual action research fellowship to implement a project. 

 

Academics

City Internship: Participate in this unique program that creates a partnership between local government and higher education. The program aims to challenge, inspire and empower students to engage in the community.

Grant Writing Course: Learn the process and skills required for grant writing.