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How does CSF work?

Employee donations are the life force of CSF. These donations are carefully managed by a Board of Trustees that represents that MIT community, involving faculty, students, staff of MIT and Lincoln Lab, graduate and undergraduate students, alumni, and retirees for a three-year term.

The CSF Board accepts applications for funding three times a year and makes three types of allocations:

  • Grants to MIT students, faculty, staff, and retirees for their community service initiatives
  • Support for the work of local community organizations, which the MIT Office of Government and Community Relations oversees
  • Support for community service events and programs that promote MIT volunteerism through an allocation to the MIT Public Service Center