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Learn. Explore. Act. Prepare.

LEAP Grants provide modest financial support to MIT students and student-led organizations that are engaging in public service and social change projects in the US. LEAP Grants help MIT students and student groups…

  • Explore community challenges and opportunities
  • Learn about social change
  • Build skills in order to address a community issue or advance social change
  • Implement or test a public service project

When to Apply?

You must submit your application in advance of when you need to use the funds: two weeks in advance for most applications and four weeks in advance for out-of-state travel requests. LEAP Grant requests are due on the following dates at noon:
  • Monday, September 25
  • Monday, November 27
  • Tuesday, January 16
  • Monday, February 26
  • Monday, April 23

We will not review applications between these deadlines.