Community and Partnership Resources

BGSU is here to help meet your individual, organization, and community needs.

As a university dedicated to public impact and collaboration, BGSU opens its doors for an array of community and regional partnerships. Students, faculty, and staff put their expertise to work by helping to solve real-world issues facing our citizens. BGSU can serve you by securing resources and mobilizing connections to improve the lives and economic well-being of residents of the region. Through internships and community-based learning projects, local organizations can help prepare the engaged leaders of tomorrow to promote public good.

Continuum of partnerships

Depending on the scope and needs of your organization’s project, BGSU offers a range of partnership benefits including time and effort, matching funds and/or sponsorship. Conditioned on level of need, these benefits may come at little to no cost to your organization.

Collaborate for solutions

Work with our talented faculty members and students to collaborate on solutions for your organization and the region. From water quality to healthy communities, to optimal aging and beyond, we can bring our resources to the table to make a collective impact.

Put knowledge discoveries to work

Apply our research discoveries to support vital communities. Help us get our knowledge discoveries out into the world to make an impact. 

Prepare for our future

Develop pipelines of entrepreneurial innovation and preparing the workforce of the future.

Develop our students, meet your needs  

Utilize student talent to address the needs of your organization, whether in the form of internships, co-ops, community-based learning courses or community-based research.

  • Utilizing a community-based learning course to implement a project
  • Recruiting and hosting volunteers

Partnership commitment that includes time and effort, a fee for services, matching funds and/or sponsorship:

  • Contracting for evaluation, assessment and administrative services
  • Utilizing our researchers to support grant applications
  • Licensing and technology assistance