Grant Opportunities
 

Grant Opportunities

Several agencies and organizations in Michigan are making grants to support community college student success efforts. Subscribe to receive regular updates on new grant opportunities.

 

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Current Opportunities


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Grant: Take Flight: Sixty by 30 Pitch Competition
Funding: $2,500-$10,000 prize
Deadline: June 28, 2024 (interest form must be completed before the deadline)
Description: MCAN is seeking scalable, high-impact college attainment strategies or ideas to expand across the state to move Michigan closer our Sixty by 30 goal! During MCAN’s inaugural pitch competition, organizations and individuals will present an idea or effective practice (activity, routine, or tool) in college attainment with the chance to win a cash prize. In the process, participants will gain an audience for their ideas and receive valuable feedback and advice from players in the field.

 

 

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Grant: Innovation Investment Awards
Funding: Up to $1 million
Deadline: July 15, 2024
Description: The Michigan Center for Adult College Success is offering Innovation Investment Awards to help postsecondary institutions implement best practices or pilot new ideas to better serve adult students in a way that increases completion rates.

 

 

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Grant: Innovative Program Grant
Funding: Up to $10,000 + 50% institutional match
Deadline: Ongoing
Description: Funds programming that increases college readiness, enrollment, and completion in local communities and across the state.

 

 

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Grant: Quick Start Grants from Sixty by 30
Funding: $50,000-$75,000
Deadline: March or May 2024
Description: Funding to undergo an action-oriented assessment process to strengthen grounding in student experience and/or develop a coherent and strategic approach for removing institutional barriers to student success. Can also help prepare IHEs to apply for a larger grant in the College Success or Barrier Removal – Growing Institutional Capacity category in a later window.

 

 

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Grant: College Success Grants from Sixty by 30
Funding: $100,000-$1 million
Deadline: April, July, or October 2024
Description: Implementing, improving on, and scaling implementation of promising reforms of policy and practice associated with decreased time to credential, increased student persistence, improved completion rates for all learners, and the elimination of equity gaps.

 

 

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Grant: Barrier Removal - Direct to Students Grants from Sixty by 30
Funding: Formula- based, dependent on population of Pell-eligible students
Deadline: March, June, August or November 2024
Description: Funding to provide emergency aid and other direct support to students aimed at removing life barriers such as childcare, transportation, housing, food, and costs for textbooks, internet, or other program supplies.

 

 

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Grant: Barrier Removal - Growing Institutional Capacity Grants from Sixty by 30
Funding: $100,000-$400,000
Deadline: June, August, or November 2024
Description: Funding to strengthen institutional systems to eliminate barriers for students struggling to meet their basic needs.

 

 

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Grant: Reconnect Community Action Grants
Funding: $100,000-$300,000
Deadline: May or September 2024
Description: Funding for community colleges working with county-wide governmental entities in community partnerships to grow college enrollment and support adults on their post-secondary journeys.

 

 
 

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Contact Erica Orians at eorians@mcca.org