Educational Institutions

Campus Compact

  • Boston, MA
  • www.compact.org

Mission Statement

Campus Compact advances the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility.

Service Areas

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International

Members throughout the United States, all 50 states, and member higher education institutions in eight other countries.

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer since 2006

Self-reported

Ms. Maureen P. Curley

Keywords

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Community Based Engagement, Civic Engagement, Higher Education, Service, and Community Partnerships.

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EIN

05-0493226

 Number

5386735277

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Campus Compact envisions colleges and universities as vital agents and architects of a diverse democracy, committed to educating students for responsible citizenship in ways that both deepen their education and improve the quality of community life. We challenge all of higher education to make civic and community engagement an institutional priority. Today more than 98% of member campuses have one or more community partnerships, and more than 90% include service or civic engagement in their mission statements.

Programs

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Program 1

Campus Compact's work encompasses a broad range of activities designed to increase the effectiveness of those working to make higher education institutions vital agents of civic renewal: * Training for faculty, staff, students, administrators, and community partners * Research on effective programs and practices * Resources, including print and online books, periodicals, models, and tools * Leadership development for presidents, students, and others * Capacity building through VISTAs, infrastructure support, and resources * Advocacy and policy work on issues relating to higher education at the state and national levels * Grants, funding, and awards for engaged work * Partnerships with academic, community, business, and government leaders * Campus consultation to meet specific needs

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Charting Impact

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  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Over the next few years, Campus Compact will be looking to achieve its mission through four strategic priorities which include: College Access and Success, Campus-Community Partnerships, Career Preparedness and K-12 programs and partnerships.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Our strategies include engaging college and university members in high quality work to improve College Access and Success, Campus Community Partnerships, Career Preparedness and K-12 programs and partnerships.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Campus compact has already been working for many years on high quality campus community partnerships with members, and for the past four years on programming related to college and career readiness. Member campuses already have high quality partnerships with K-12 programs and school. Campus Compact will be convening, producing best practice and educating campuses to deepen and enhance these areas.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Assessment of these priorities will is in development.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Campus Compact has launched a national program for college and career readiness called Connect2Complete. We have been a National Youth Serving Partner through Lumina Foundation and created several in state college access and success programs. For many years and over many projects Campus Compact has established our effectiveness in helping campuses enhance their community partner relationships.
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Members throughout the United States, all 50 states, and member higher education institutions in eight other countries.

Funding Needs

Individual gifts, Foundation and Government program grants, and Sponsorships.

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CAMPUS COMPACT
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Campus Compact

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Maureen P. Curley

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. James B. Dworkin

Purdue University North Central

Term: July 2008 - June 2014

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