The Office of Community Enhancement and Engagement supports the College’s core mission by helping our hometown to become an even stronger place to live, work, and study.  The office serves as a liaison between Grinnell College and the surrounding community, administers community grants to support community initiatives, and actively facilitates other town/gown connections to enhance the experience and quality of life in Grinnell. The office supports a variety of partnership projects in areas such as education, healthcare, public infrastructure, downtown development, historic preservation, parks and recreation, and economic development. 


Grinnell College is a sponsor of Grinnell Regional Medical Center's Superhero 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Strand Theater hosts a free film viewing of this documentary which highlights the connections between America's racial past and present.