About the Ware Institute
The Ware Institute for Civic Engagement provides high-quality, transformative experiential learning opportunities that empower students to make a positive impact within their local and global communities.
Through reciprocal partnerships with a variety of non-profit organizations, the Ware Institute creates internships and volunteer opportunities for students to learn about their communities and what it means to be a thoughtful citizen.
Travel, Learn & Serve!
Impacting Our World
As they do each summer, a group of Franklin & Marshall College students embraced the opportunity to intern at local non-profit organizations in the Lancaster community as this photo essay depicts.Read More
Make It Count!
Make It Count - Report Your Volunteer Hours!
If you are a student or F&M professional staff member and volunteer in our community, please click on the Make It Count! link to the left to report your hours of service. Please complete this form whenever you volunteer. These hours will be used to submit data for the annual President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measureable outcomes in the communities they serve.