Resource Opportunity | GSU School of Social Work

July 26, 2013
| by Editor |

Does your organization need capacity to help build a community project or initiative?  The Georgia State University Masters in Social Work program may have a resource opportunity for you.

Georgia State University’s School of Social Work requests proposals from Atlanta area nonprofits and agencies to have second-year MSW students work with them on a community project.  These projects would involve groups of four students that partner with an organization to plan, implement and evaluate a community project. 


September 1, 2013:        All proposals due

Fall 2013:                        Projects selected and conceptualized

January-April 2014:         Projects implemented

Community projects can take a variety of forms.  Recent projects have included launching new initiatives/interventions, program evaluations,  fundraisers, policy advocacy/lobbying on legislative initiatives, and creating short documentary-style DVDs. Some of the organizations/agencies that sponsored projects last year included the Atlanta Community Food Bank, the Homeless Liaison for Fulton County Schools, the Samaritan Counseling Center, and the National Association of Black Social Workers. Several projects over the last few years have won awards from the GSU Office of Civic Engagement through campus-wide competitions. 

For more details and an on-line RFP, please visit the GSU School of Social Work Community Project page.  For more information on the initiative, process or timeline, contact Dr. Fred Brooks via email or at 404-413-1059.


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