The Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service

The Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service is Rutgers-New Brunswick's sole, multi-disciplinary center dedicated to civic engagement and community-based learning. Our core mission is to support faculty and students to engage in partnerships with local non-profit organizations with the goal of bettering the communities in which Rutgers resides while connecting academics to service. The Collaborative runs several service programs including: The Rutgers Bonner Leader Program, Advancing Community Development, Collaborative Mentoring Program, The Behavioral Assistant Program, Community-based Research Program, etc. 

  • Area(s) Served: New Brunswick; surrounding communities
  • Population(s) Served: Varies with need
  • Collaborative Partner(s): Acelero, American Conference on Diversity, Elijah's Promise, Feeding Middlesex County, Feeding New Brunswick Network, Lower Raritan River Watershed Parnership, M.C.F.O.O.D.S., Middlesex County College-New Brunswick Center, New Brunswick Public Schools, New Brunswick Public Library, New Brunswick Tomorrow, New Brunswick Cultural Center, New Brunswick Community Farmer's Market, New Brunswick Community Food Alliance, New Brunswick-Office of the Mayor, New Brunswick Free Public Library, Piscataway Public Schools, PRAB, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Community Health Promotions Program, Youth Empowerment Services