The Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE) announces the
availability of funding to support events that facilitate public discourse
on policy issues or the policy implications of university research.

Eligible events include public forums, dialogues, town hall meetings, and
small conferences or workshops that are either open to the public or that
target a specific audience such as policy advocates, residents of specific
neighborhoods, or a subpopulation such as seniors or youth. All UIC
faculty and staff of research institutes or centers are eligible to apply.
IPCE Discourse Fund Awards are a maximum of $4,000 each. Events must be
held by May 31, 2013.

Applications must be submitted electronically by October 12, 2012. More
details including a full announcement, selection criteria, and application
are available at www.ipce.uic.edu.

IPCE works to enhance civic engagement through research, public discourse,
and education while promoting the use of technology to enhance civic
engagement and strengthen the democratic fabric of our city,
state and nation.

To download an application, please visit www.ipce.uic.edu. If you have any
questions, please contact Norma Ramos at (312) 355-0095.

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