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Niagara University Research Council: Vincentian Poverty Grant

Grant Application

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2017-18 Poverty Grant Application

Deadline: April 21, 2017

Vincentian Poverty Grant

$6,000 is provided by Father Maher and the Vincentian Community to fund the Vincentian Poverty Grant. This award is intended to support research and/or direct service projects that will broaden our understanding of poverty, particularly its' causes, consequences, and innovative ways to alleviate it. The Award complements and expands upon the work accomplished by the Niagara University community towards understanding and ameliorating poverty both in our own region and on a global scale.
 

Previous Recipients

2016-17

Jay Stockslader. Going Mobile: Reaching Out and Serving the Poor Where They Live

 

2015-16

Joseph Little. Implementing A Strategic Media Campaign for the Friendship Village: An ICT4D Approach to Agent Orange-Related Disability in Vietnam
 

2014-15

Rachel Madsen. Play Niagara (Offers after school sports and life skills to youth living in poverty in Niagara Falls.) 
 

2012-13

John Overbeck and Martin Schneider. Needs Assessment and Analysis of Homelessness in Niagara Falls and Niagara County

Karl Bursino, Danyelle Moore, and Patricia McIntosh. Operation Guardian Angel 

 

2011-12

David Taylor, Mitch Alegre, and Adrienne Leibowitz. Sustainable Sandals: A Collaborative Project to Understand and Combat Poverty Globally
 

2010-11

Mustafa Gokcek. Interfaith Approaches to Poverty in Southeastern Turkey

Timothy Ireland and Paul Schupp. Registered Sex offenders and Neighborhood Impoverishment

 

2009-10

Kevin Blair. Developing an Understanding of Best Practices for Teaching Undergraduate Students about Poverty
 

2008-09

Sherri Cianca--Educating the Poor in Rural Ethiopia. Scheduling, Curriculum and Pedagogy

Jamie Pimlott. Helping Seniors Engage

Craig Seal. MBA Service Learning Project: Community, Caring and Compassion

Paul Schupp and Timothy Ireland  Environmental Justice: Poverty and the Location of Hazardous Waste

 

2007-08

Mitchell Alegre. Vincentian Leaders

Adrienne Leibowitz. "Malawi Children's Village" and "Orphan Support Africa" Direct Service Project
 

 

Contact Information

David Schoen
Contact:
Phone:716-286-8002
Fax: 716-286-8030
Email: schoen@niagara.edu