The Office of Public Service makes the talent, knowledge, and resources of the University
of Memphis available to the broader Memphis community by providing funding in support
of exhibits, performances, conferences, seminars, and other educational activities.
Public Service activities are generally considered to be those that convey knowledge
or provide a service to the general public, elected officials, or employees of governmental
agencies. It is our desire to spotlight activities that are exemplary of the best
the University has to offer.
Those submitting requests for funding should, prior to submission, give thought to
the following elements, which should be provided as a part of the request:
- Specific use of the funds
- Actual content of the program
- Proposed budget
The funds may not be used in the support any of the following needs.
- Traditional academic programs
- Academic instruction
- Academic research
- Purchase of food, beverages, or related products or services
To submit your request please follow the link below. Please also submit fund requests
at least one month prior to the event.
Please address any concerns regarding Public Service Funds to the following person.
Director of Distance Learning
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning
800 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN 38152