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Taking the Initiative.

The UCF Lou Frey Institutes’ Civic Engagement Initiative was launched during the 2016 fall semester. The focus of the initiative is to promote and support actively engaged citizenship in both the UCF Community and the broader Central Florida Community.

Micro-Grants program

The micro-grants are to UCF Registered Student Organizations and local non-profit organizations pursuing community-based initiatives in the area of civic engagement.

UCF Micro-Grants Community Micro-Grants

Community Projects

The desire to be a positive example of active citizenship motivates LFI to launch and partner on projects that help support impactful civic engagement at UCF and the wider Central Florida Community. 

Micro-Grant Program

Student Voting

Non-Partisan voting resources to help University of Central Florida Students make informed voting decisions. 

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Community Partners


The work of the Lou Frey Institute’s Civic Engagement Initiative depends on meaningful partnerships to increase civic engagement in the Central Florida Community and beyond.  

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The following resources are compiled to provide a quick source of CEI related information. 

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Upcoming events

LFI Podcast

New Lou Frey Institute Podcast

Good morning friends of FJCC and the Lou Frey Institute. Did you know we have a podcast? We do! Civics in Real...
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Transitions at the Lou Frey Institute and the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship

Good afternoon, friends. It is with sad but also excited hearts (quite the contradiction!) that we share with you some...
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