On Demand Webinar: Supporting Students in Service Learning: EPICS in IEEE Funding and Resources
The Chair of EPICS in IEEE recently presented a virtual event during the 2023 Education Week on Supporting Students in Service Learning. This...
Recommended Steps to Setting up an Academic Service Learning Project
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New Training Available: How to Create an EPICS in IEEE Project Budget
EPICS in IEEE is releasing a training video on how to create a budget for an EPICS in IEEE project proposal. The EPICS in IEEE committee is thrilled...
Additional Funding Opportunities
There are multiple organizations with humanitarian-focused goals. Be sure to explore groups such as Engineers Without Borders for their funding opportunities.
Many companies will provide funding for local community projects to both employees and local colleges. In addition to financial grants, you might also find companies are willing to donate electronics and other technology.
- Corporations in your city
Your local community
Often, you can find funding locally for your project. This might include local city grants, the local Chamber of Commerce, and other governmental grants.
- Local chambers of commerce
- Religious organizations and charities
- Government grants
A recent trend in funding has been to source small donations from a larger number of people. Your university might host their own events, or you can create your own on platforms such as GoFundMe, DonorsChoose, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Patreon, Causes.
Project Management Resources
Formalized project management training
Specialized training in project management is available through multiple organizations, and looks great on your resume. Consider learning more through the Project Management Institute.
Multiple tools are used by professionals to assist with project management. A common technique that originated with software companies to encourage constant progress and meet short-term goals is Scrum. For setting long-term strategic plans and a broad scheduling view, you might want to create a Gantt Chart
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