About the Solution Center
The IUPUI Solution Center, a division of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, reflects IUPUI’s commitment to its community. The Solution Center acts as IUPUI’s Office of Outreach and Community Engagement, facilitating university-community partnerships with business, industry, government and nonprofit organizations in Central Indiana and beyond.
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Solution Center Goals
- To serve as a key partner in efforts to increase the number of highly trained and degreed professionals in Indiana.
- To facilitate meaningful collaboration and talent-driven partnerships with Indiana’s business, industry, government and nonprofit sectors.
- To discover, develop, and transfer information, technologies, and methods that enhance practice in key clusters.
The Solution Center actively seeks opportunities to increase the number of career-related research and experiential learning opportunities for IUPUI’s undergraduate and graduate students through the development of for-credit and noncredit engagements with Indiana nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies.
IUPUI Community Venture Fund
The IUPUI Community Venture Fund is a matching grant program open to not-for-profit organizations and small or mid-sized businesses. Through the grant program, funding from Lilly Endowment and IUPUI may be used to seed or enhance university-community partnerships and projects.