1127 Park Street, Grinnell, IA

Community Partnerships, Planning, & Research

Located in 1127 Park Street

Working with Grinnellians, for Grinnellians, Toward the Common Good

The Office of Community Partnerships, Planning, and Research works toward the common good by serving as a collaborative thought partner with college and community change-makers. Bringing different skills and expertise to the table, we consult on research, planning, and partnerships with those working to improve the lives of all Grinnellians, which includes Grinnell College students, employees, and members of the broader community. 

Our work includes initiatives that focus on:

  • engaging and convening
  • researching and learning
  • planning and strategizing
  • connecting and resourcing

Our areas of expertise include qualitative research, quantitative research, community relations and development, grant making, outreach programs and events, collective impact initiatives, and strategic planning. 

Connect with Us

Want to learn more about our office or how we can support your work?  We can help get you connected!

Email: communityenhance@grinnell.edu
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Phone: 641-269-3900
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Community Connections News

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Grinnell College Awards $38,639 in Grants to Local Initiatives

Grants support local projects enhancing the quality of life in Grinnell.
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Summer Traditions are in Full Swing at Grinnell College Golf Course

Summer offers its own unique traditions and celebrations at the Grinnell College Golf Course (GCGC). Honoring Traditions, Preserving the Future is more than just a tag line for GCGC members and guests.
Jean Libby

Jean Libbey Middle of Everywhere Fund Supports Initiatives that Makes Grinnell Feel Like ‘Home’ for Students from Around the World

Grinnell College recently received a gift from Liyan Chen ’12 and her husband Brian Solomon, which was made in honor of Grinnell resident Jean Libbey, an enthusiastic host of international students.

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