10. Leverage External Funds

Garner extramural funds that further the University of Minnesota’s  development as an engaged university.   
  1. Seek out foundation funding that strengthens the University’s engagement infrastructure for furthering the institutionalization of engagement into the scholarly and academic work of the University; 
  2. Strengthen dissemination vehicles that alert University members and community partners to available funding opportunities for engagement work and initiatives; 
  3. Cultivate a plan to build endowments for engagement, including endowments that support student scholarships, faculty chairs, and University centers.