The Office for Socially Engaged Practice provides a hub and resources to support collaborative, socially engaged practices of art, architecture, and design that deal with systemic social, environmental, and economic challenges. View examples of recent initiatives.

This section of Inside Sam Fox provides information and resources to help support partnerships with individuals, communities, and organizations. For more information or support with your socially engaged initiatives, contact Matthew Bernstine (

Guides and Resources

View all guides and resources for faculty interested in engaging with individuals, organizations, or groups here, or see the guides grouped by category below.

Funding Opportunities

Consider applying for these funding opportunities:

Gephardt Institute funding:

Conferences and Organizations

Interested in learning more about socially engaged practice in your field? These organizations and conferences bring people together who are working to address systemic challenges through art, architecture, and design.

Additional Resources