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Mentor Walk-2015

Information about Mentor Walk expansion will soon be available. Please stay tuned!

Mentor Walk-2014

MW College Immersion Days:

Agnes Scott College, October 31 for girls.

Oglethorpe University, November 1.

Annual Mentor Walk was held at Georgia State University on September 20.

CASE grant winners at Shri ram College of Commerce-2014

Project # 1:helps under privileged women become self reliant with paper art-collaboration between LSR College, SGGSC, Shivaji and SPM College; Project # 2: Food preservation in villages with food coolers-Hansraj college- Delhi University and Project # 3 where women are empowered through production of low cost biodegradable sanitary napkins-IP College for Women.

C2P at DeKalb Schools - Districtwide Title 1 Parent Involvement Conference 11/16/2013

Districtwide Title 1 Parent Involvement Conference

CASE grants at Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi 10/21/2013

Business idea for social cause: 13 projects selected for the 3rd round.

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Mentor Walk College Immersion Day for Girls 10/25/2013

(9:00AM -1:30PM)
With focus on girls from middle school, this event will be hosted on the campus of Agnes Scott College where 100 college students will interact with school girls in a campus wide walk and hold sessions in college preparation with the faculty, inspiring them to stay in school.
MW College Immersion Day on Facebook

Atlanta Women's Foundation

Atlanta Women's Foundation Photos

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Mentor Walk and Ga. Tech - 10/10/2013

Center for 21st Century Universities

Mentor Walk 2013

CASE Grant winner-SRCC New Delhi - 9/1/2013

Project at Shri Ram College of Commerce

Students make food available to slum dwellers from hotels, hostels, restaurants, cafeteria, bakeries, event sites.

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Ga. Tech: Student Affairs - 8/23/2013

August 15: Mentorwalk-C21U Ga. Tech

MW is part of Access to Completion Initiative

September 14: Mentor Walk @ Ga. Tech

Click on Mentor Walk icon above or these links for more information.

Mentor Walk at Winthrop University! - 8/25/2013

Mentor Walk expands from Georgia to South Carolina.

Mentor Walk will be hosted at Winthrop University - South Carolina on August 24, 2013

Aspiring to Inspire Kids To Go to College

Mentor Walk Gives Winthrop a Chance to Showcase Attending College

2013: C2P Programs

Programs of the foundation continue to add meaning to students learning experience and entrepreneurship as they strengthen our communities.

Thanks to our supporters and well wishers.

November 2012: CASE Grant at Panjab University, Chandigarh

Build My School is a project in which college students teach and develop vocational skills in children of migrant  workers near the campus. Students: Amandeep Singh, Gospel Llaldinpui, Priyanka Chandra, Sunil Kumar and VL Hruisangui with faculty advisor: Prof. Manjeet Paintal.   See photos »

October 2012, CASE Winners at SRCC-Delhi

Following three project proposals have won the CASE grants at Delhi University. Project Black Revolution, Project Angelshop, Project Annapurna.  Read more »

September 2012:CASE Grants at Delhi University

Students from the following colleges apply for CASE. SRCC, IP, Miranda House, Dayal Singh, Hindu College, Khalsa College Hansraj, Jesus and Mary, ARSD, Indian School of Business and Finance, Guru Gobind Singh, Kirori Mal and others.

August 2012: Dropout rate

National Dropout Rates

Mentor Walk addresses the dropout crises.

MentorWalk Information (PDF)

June 2012: CASE winners in India

Students apply classroom learning to revive a puppetry community and help farmers in remote villages to improve their economic conditions and help with education.  See photos »
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May 2012: Mentor Walk

Online registration for Mentor Walk 2012 is open.

April 2012: CASE Competition at SRCC-India

Students of SIFE at the Shri Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi are presented CASE Certificates of Merit and Disitnction for their academic service projects.
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March 2012: C2P Ambassadors Program

Application deadline Wednesday March 14, 2012. Apply on Visit: Center for Civic Engagement

February 2012: Drop Out Crises

C2P has a program to address the graduation rate in Georgia. See info. in the following article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education which relates to this serious problem in our country.  The High Cost of High School Dropouts

January 2012: Mentor Walk

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. More info. to come.

December 2011: Seasons Greetings

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to our partners, participants and supporters!

November 2011:Kayakalp Project wins a CASE Grant in India.

Students at the Shree Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi revive the Puppetry Arts community and bring economic, education and health assistance to their families.

October 2011: Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi, CASE-AIF Grant Competition winners selected.

FarMark is an Agriculture Project and eliminates the middle man and helps create an enterprise with farmers having direct share. Jal Saar is a Health Project in which students will train potters to make ceramic water filters and help in marketing them, in partnership with Happy Hands Foundation. For more

September 2011: Accolades for C2P Annual Mentor Walk

C2P receives praise from children, students, parents, teachers, community and state leaders for organizing its annual Mentor Walk.

Commendation - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle
Phoenix Award - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
Proclamation - City of Atlanta
Letter of Support - President Jimmy Carter, Senator Johnny Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Ambassador Andrew Young...more to come.

September 2011: Come help us address the school dropout crises! Become a mentor for students and parents!

Participate in Georgia's first-ever Mentor Walk, with college students and other concerned adults to become mentors to secondary students and inspire them to finish school and attend college!

Mentor Walk at Agnes Scott College

Atlanta Business Chronicle (PDF)

August 2011: C2P-AIF partnership for CASE Grant Competition in India

CASE competition is open for students at the Shri Ram College of Commerce in New Delhi with the assistance of  our partner, the American India Foundation: Apply at

View poster (PDF)

July 2011: C2P-Kennesaw State University

Travis Allen a sophomore in Business Administration wins the CASE Grant competition for his project "ischool initiative" with community partner "students in free enterprise" and faculty supervisor Dr. Gary Roberts, Prof. eLearning at KSU.

June 2011: Atlanta Technical College

Student wins the grant for building prototype housing for the homeless from a steel shipping container.
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May 2011: C2P-Rosalynn Carter Institute

Rosalynn Carter Institute

C2P featured for the National Volunteer Week by Shecky's.

Celebrating National Volunteer Week with Top Atlanta Foundation: Read/view more »

April 2011: CASE Grant winner at Ga. Institute of Technology (Project Partner: The Carter Center)

"Project Redistrict" in E-democracy has won C2P's CASE competition at the school.  Student, Sheetul Hassan and her faculty advisor Dr. Rich Demillo would receive a Certificate of Merit and Distinction respectively along with funding from C2P from President Peterson of Ga. Tech. on May 5, 2011. 
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April 2011: CASE Grant winner announced at Agnes Scott College

"Strong Sistas Mentoring Program" in partnership with Decatur High School has won the CASE competition at the college. Kirnel Daniel and her faculty advisor Dr. Yvonne Newsome would receive a Certificate of Merit and Distinction respectively along with the funding from C2P by Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, President of the college on April 28, 2011.
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Agnes Scott: CASE Grant Competition

April 2011: C2P Mentor Walk at Agnes Scott College on Sept 10, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, President, Agnes Scott College has announced that the college would host the Inaugural C2P Mentor Walk on September 10, 2011 on it's campus to celebrate mentorship and mentoring programs.  This would be the first Mentor Walk held on a college campus where college students would walk with school children on their campus with the mission of promoting mentorship and inspiring students to stay in school and finish college. The walk is open to public.  More details to follow.

March 2011: Winning projects in Germany, C2P - Stifterverband

Stifterverband Conference Agenda

Stifterverband Projects Selected

February 2011: International Conference of Civic Engagement in Germany.

President Jimmy Carter: International Conference for Civic Engagement, Berlin, Germany (video, Feb. 17, 2011)

January 2011: C2P in Berlin, Germany

Dr. Sue Sehgal, President C2P is invited to speak at the International Conference of Civic Engagement in Germany where she will also introduce President Jimmy Carter to give his personal message for the conference.
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December 2010: CASE Grant presented at Oglethorpe University

Christopher Huff wins the CASE Grant Competition for his proposal for Operation Uplift with his faculty advisor Dr. Peter Kower. 
OU Student Receives Honor from Campus Community Partnership Foundation

OU's Christopher Huff '12: Award-winning Youth Advocate

November 2010: C2P-Ga. Institute of Technology Partnership

CASE grant competition offered to Ga. Tech. students to recognize the most innovative and entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.
Community Academic-Service Entrepreneur Program

November 2010: C2P-CAU Partnership

CASE grant competition offered to Clark Atlanta University students to recognize the most innovative an entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.


October 26, 2010 CASE-Environment- Sustainability Grant Ga, winner announced at GreenBusinessWorksExpo

A student from Spelman College wins the CASE-Environment Sustainability Grant in Ga. with her community partner, the Green Chamber of South. Read more

Green BusinessWorks Expo 2010: Expo News and Updates

September 2010: C2P-Agnes Scott College Partnership

CASE grant competition offered to Agnes Scott students to recognize the most innovative and entrepreneurial community service projects linked to their academic discipline.

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September 2010: C2P-Kennesaw State University Partnership

CASE-KSU Competition is offered to students at KSU through the Center for Student Leadership, which seeks to be the benchmark for ethical leadership development at Kennesaw State University.

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August 2010: C2P-Oglethorpe University Partnership

CASE Grant Competition at Oglethorpe University recognizes the most innovative an entrepreneurial community service projects linked to students' academic disciplines. Proposals are due Monday, September 27, 2010 by 5pm.

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Center for Civic Engagement

July 2010: CASE-TiE

C2P in partnership with The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Atlanta is offering a Special edition of CASE-TiE competition for college students in Georgia for innovative and entrepreneurial service learning projects linked to their academic discipline starting in the fall 2010 semester. To apply go to: (CASE-TiE)

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Event registration

2010 CASE-Grants at the London School of Economics, UK

London School of Economics, UK

CASE Grants in New York: July 2010

C2P in partnership with the New York Campus Compact is providing six campuses in NY, access to CASE grants for innovative community service projects.  Supported by the Kellogg Foundation, the CASE Grants encourage students to collaborate with a community organization, work with a faculty member, and develop an effective response to a pressing community need. All applications are made on and are evaluated by a panel of NYCC reviewers :

2010 Partnership Award

University of St. Thomas: Community Justice Project wins the Partnership Award in Minnesota. Law students, local youth, and disenfranchised community members address civil rights issues, increasing dialogue and improving relationships between law enforcement agencies and communities of color and to combat gang violence. See photo.on bottom right.

Community Academic Service Entrepreneur -Sustainability

CASE competition specifically for addressing Environment-Sustainability (water conservation and energy) is open to all college students in Georgia. GreenBusinessWorksExpo is the host organization.

Campus-Community Partnership Award to be presented in Minnesota by MN Supreme Court Justice Alan Page on June 17, 2010

Three finalists are: • Augsburg College's Campus Kitchen ProjectThe University of Minnesota's Cedar Humphrey Action for Neighborhood Collaborative Engagement (CHANCE); • The Community Justice Project of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, in partnership with the St. Paul chapter of the NAACP.

June 2010 CASE Grant Competition in Louisiana sponsored by LaCC. CASE Winners from universities and community colleges across the state participate.

Northwestern State University: student builds a science learning environment for HeadStart students, Louisiana State University: Project to build a Playground [photos], LATech: Project of Laura Thomas: clean-up and revitalization in low income neighborhood, Nicholls State University: Project of Elise Hotard: Graphic design skills to create materials to thank donors, River Parishes Community College: Project of Todd Borne: develop curriculum for basic computer skills to teach senior citizens and those served by Council on Aging

C2P-CEQUIN Partnership in India. CASE-for Women (CASE 4 W) April. 2010

C2P is pleased to announce a partnership with the Centre For Equity and Inclusion (CEQUIN), to offer its CASE grant competition to college students in India to be "entrepreneurial" in devising new and innovative ways to apply their class room learning to address diversity and women societal issues. CEQUIN ( will be the host organization for C2P's new CASE 4 W. Program Focus: dignity of women, capacity building, education, empowerment, economic development, nutrition; health etc.

Community Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant-Winner at Georgia Institute of Technology. April 2010

Ruban Manu, second year Masters Student in Computer Science has won the CASE grant from C2P under his faculty advisor, Dr. Santoh Vempala. The Basic Laboratory Information System (BLIS) is a joint initiative of the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and participating countries and provides electronic laboratory information management systems in public health labs in developing regions. CASE Grant Competition is offered to students of Computing for Good (C4G), a course which uses computing as a platform to improve lives and find innovative solutions to address community needs.


CASE winner for 2010 announced at the London School of Economics, UK

March 2010

Rajiv Bera, a Senior student, of International Relations at LSE wins the Community Academic Service Entrepreneur grant from C2P for his project "Detention, Immigration and International Relations" and working with the London Detainee Support Group. The runners up are: Chelsea Byers a Ph.D student in Government and Madeleine Wright, MSc. student of Social Policy

CASE winner announced at Stetson University, Florida.

March 2010: Heather Grove has won the Community Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE) grant to help fund educational outreach activities for the Hatter Harvest organic garden a student organization dedicated to food, health and environmental sustainability awareness and education. Advisor: Dr. Gregory Sapp, Marchman Chair of Civic & Social Responsibility.

Emory Goizueta Business School-CASE Grant.

February 2010

Community Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant Competition becomes part of a course offered on Iconic Entrepreneurship at Emory Goizueta Business School.

CASE Grant winners announced in Minnesota

January 2010
Katya Zepeda: University of Minnesota and Christen Tomy, College of St. Benedict win the CASE grant in Minnesota. Katya will use the grant to raise funds for the Crookston food shelf by hosting an Empty Bowls Dinner.


2010, Partnership Award finalists announced in Michigan

Grand Valley State University/Godfrey-Lee Public Schools Summer Literacy Center

Michigan State University – Adolescent Diversion Project

University of Michigan College of Pharmacy – Hope Medical Clinic.

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Student CASE Project in Cambridge, Massachusetts November 2009

Students and Community Clinic collaboration at Harvard School of Dental Medicine: A new model of community clinic, where academic institution and community organization (low income families) can collaborate and the collaboration becomes part of the academic curriculum. Read more on:


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The foundation recognizes excellence in campus community partnerships and service learning. It encourages college students to develop social responsibility by applying their classroom learning to address community problems with innovative and sustainable solutions, in partnership with the community.   Read More »


  • CASE, Engineering Design and Business Plan Model addresses a community need: A student at Univ. of Dayton, Ohio, builds a Solar Autoclave to sterilize medical instruments for remote village in South America with no electricity and creates local job opportunities.
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  • An Environment Project wins the Partnership Award: Watershed Stewardship Program at Portland State University included 112 community organizations, where 27,000 volunteers donated quarter million hours to install 80,000 plants and restore 50 acres of watershed along two miles of river. Individual projects are led and supported by 700 students working as part of their class projects and so far have resulted in two master's theses and three research articles.

CASE Grants at Shri Ram College of Commerce

International Women's Day

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter; Former President of Ireland, Ms. Mary Robinson; President Campus Community Partnership Foundation, Sue Sehgal;

President's comment on the program (video)

College students and US Senator Johnny Isakson at a recent C2P event

University Group, Ga Institute of Technology
US Senator Isakson at C2P event

CASE Grant Competition at Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi

CASE competition winners at SRCC-New Delhi with Principal Dr. P.C. Jain, C2P-Country Director, Captain Ajit Sahgal and faculty advisor Dr. Abhay Kumar.   More Photos »

CASE Grant Winner at Kennesaw State University

Dr. Dan Papp, President KSU with CASE winner, Travis Allen and faculty advisor, Dr. Gary Roberts.

CASE Grant Winner at Atlanta Technical College

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President Atl. Tech. with faculty advisor, Kenneth Swain and CASE winner Jim Cersosimo.

CASE winner at Clark Atlanta University
Opera music at senior citizens home

Jeremy Simmons a Music Major and faculty advisor Ms. Juliet Anderson are presented the CASE certificates of Merit and Distinction.

CASE - Georgia Institute of Technology
Tech eDemocracy Project Wins CASE Grant

President Bud Peterson, CASE Student Team winners, Dr. Rich DeMillo and Dr. Sue Sehgal.
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CASE Grant Winner at Agnes Scott College

President Elizabeth Kiss with Kirnel Daniel, CASE Grant Competition winner for "Mentoring Project" and faculty advisor Dr. Yvonne Newsome.
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CASE Grant at Oglethorpe University, Atlanta

CASE Grant winner Ben Minor with President Lawrence Schall of Oglethorpe University and Dr. Bob Heightchew, Ex. Dir, C2P.
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"Project Uplift" wins the CASE Grant competition
OU President Larry Schall and CASE Competition winner, Christopher Huff at Oglethorpe University for "Project Uplift".
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Partnership Award 2010, Minnesota

2010 Carter Partnership Award in Minnesota is won by University of St. Thomas School of Law and, the St. Paul NAACP.

Partnership Award 2009, Michigan

Grand Valley State University and Westown Juliee Housing Partnership.
Energy efficient housing for low income families in Grand Rapids, Michigan with Governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm.
Video of the project »

Partnership Award 2008, Oregon

C2P Award
Partnership Award 2008 in Oregon, won by Portland State University for Watershed Stewardship Program.

Partnership Award 2007, Germany

Dr. Rolf Bartke, Dr. Sue Seghal, Mrs. Rosalynn Carter, President Jimmy Carter, Dr. Sascha Spoun, President University of Lüneburg with students.

Partnership Award 2006, India

Award won by St. Agnes College, Mangalore for Rainwater Harvesting Program.

High School Campus Academic Service Entrepreneur

High School Campus Academic Service Entrepreneur: Brandon Smith
Student grant winner, Kenny Collie with Community partners for the Little River Restoration Project at East Wake Academy, North Carolina.

Program in the UK

Students, Baber and Ryan, Academic Service Entrepreneur winners at the London School of Economics.

Program in India

Student winners of Academic Service Entrepreneur Grant, 2009, Panjab University.


US President Advocates Foundation's Program, Internationally (CNBC video)

US President's speech at the National Campus Community Partnership Award

Student from Univ. of Dayton, Ohio builds solar autoclaves for rural medical clinics in Nicaragua

Campus Community Partnership & Social Entrepreneurship

The foundation recognizes the best practices in campus-community partnership programs and students innovative ideas to address social problems through service learning projects. Awards are given to the best campus-community partnership programs, and grants are given for social entrepreneurship linked to student's academic discipline. administers the awards and the grants and is an online connectivity for students, faculty, and community.   More »

Programs of the Foundation

Carter Academic Service Entrepreneur CertificateCommunity Academic Service Entrepreneur (CASE)
This is a competition for social entrepreneurs in which students submit innovative proposals to effectively address the needs of the community and the winners receive a grant to implement their project under faculty supervision.
Apply For CASE
CASE Brochure (PDF)
Example Program Videos

Campus Community Collaboration Certificate Campus Community Partnership Award
This award recognizes the best practice of a campus community partnership program in which there is a shared decision making and academic integration of service. Winners receive a Partnership Trophy and Certificate of Excellence in Academic Service Learning from the foundation. (right)
Example Program Video
CNBC video

Screenshot of is an online community which connects students, faculty, administration and community. It receives and administers applications for awards and grants. Visit

Students winning projects from Germany, India, South Africa, South America, UK, and the US.

  • Hydraulic design and a water treatment plan to supply portable water in areas with unsafe drinking water.
  • Student using robotics to expose inner city students to science and mathematics.
  • A solar-powered autoclave sterilizer developed by a mechanical engineering student for a remote village which does not have electricity.
  • Developing an art project to address the emotional needs of children in homeless shelters.
  • Student engaged in a micro finance project to help a developing community keep it's capital in the local community and helping to make it grow.
  • College student teaching reading skills to elementary school children and serving as a mentor.
  • Student helping inner-city youth to develop employment skills.
  • Students engaging others in increasing recycling on a campus and neighboring communities by creating awareness ("sister recyclers"), installing appropriate bins, monitoring collections etc.

India's Minister of Higher Education, Mr. Kapil Sibal, lighting the ceremonial lamp at the Partnership Award event.
India's Minister for New and Renewable Energy Mr. Farooq Abdullah, President & Mrs. Carter and Sue Sehgal at the Campus Community Partnership Award event in New Delhi.

CASE-Competition Project of Students at Louisiana State University

Campus Community Partnership Award in Illinois

President Timmermans; President Goldfarb; Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter; Former President of Ireland, Ms. Mary Robinson; President Campus Community Partnership Foundation, Sue Sehgal; President DeGioia of Georgetown University.
Students in Experimental Physics class use a giant fresnel lens to focus solar heat at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Students and their community partner with Certificates of Merit and a check to implement their project in a community in Illinois.
Student projects involve renewable energy, solar physics, model wind generators, PV powered boats and cars, and even a solar balloon.

University of St. Thomas Minnesota wins the 2010 Partnership Award

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world" — Mahatma Gandhi

"Our institutions of higher learning should reach out to the communities to help reduce the gap between the rich and poor... the program(s) of this foundation are a sterling jewel in education" — President Jimmy Carter

"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see" — Mark Twain