California Community Colleges launch new statewide center to increase
March 10, 2014
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and the Foundation for California Community Colleges are proud to announce the launch of the California Student Success Center, which will act as a hub of support for projects around the state that improve college completion rates and promote student success in the California Community College system.
The Student Success Center’s launch is funded through a two-year, $500,000 grant provided by The Kresge Foundation, a private foundation that works to create opportunities for low-income individuals and improve communities nationwide, and in partnership with Jobs for the Future (JFF), a nonprofit group that seeks to help Americans succeed in today’s economy.
Foundation Included in Third Round of California Education Policy Fund Grants to Support Student Success
Thurs, September 11, 2013
The Foundation was one of 10 organizations to receive a grant from the California Education Policy Fund (CEPF). In total, CEPF awarded this cohort of nonprofits $2.52 million in grant funding in an effort to continue supporting education reform in California.
This two-year, $100,000 grant will supplement the $300,000 grant awarded to the Foundation from CEPF in September of 2012. This specific funding will support the Foundation’s endeavor to expand the use of technology tools and better align data standards between K-12 districts and the California Community College system.
Foundation expands support of student success initiatives
Thurs, September 13, 2012
The Foundation for California Community Colleges has recently been selected to receive an educational policy grant from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ California Education Policy Fund, established in 2011 with a leadership gift from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, to support the project “Accelerating Student Success in the California Community Colleges.”
This three-year, $300,000 grant will provide general operating support to help the Foundation advance system-wide student success activities, including innovative student-oriented technology advancements.
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