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Great Lakes Community Investments: College Ready Grant

Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #147577

Grant Description

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Grants to Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin non-profit institutions of higher education, college foundations, and non-profit community-based organizations providing established programs that help at-risk high school students improve math and English achievement, so they arrive on campus ready to succeed in college-level courses.

Applications are being accepted for requests to fund two full academic years' worth of extra academic services for at-risk students starting in their junior year.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The grant will fund established programs serving high school students in Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin. The grant is open to non-profit institutions of higher education that are eligible for Title IV aid, college foundations, and 501(c)(3) community-based organizations (CBOs).

Individual K-12 schools and school districts, including charter schools and school district foundations, are NOT eligible to apply for funding, but may benefit from services performed by an eligible applicant.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must submit the Application, Application Data, and all attachments by 5:00 PM Central on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, to communityinvestments@glhec.org.

Applicants begin by viewing one of the following webinars:
1) Colleges and college foundations: https://glhec.webex.com/glhec/lsr.php?RCID=e93d18c5d81b9ac97639ffa07aebf4f1
2) Community-based organizations: https://glhec.webex.com/glhec/lsr.php?RCID=d97a82bf04f8a30e4d3f84675f12a159

Great Lakes notifies applicants selected for final review phase in mid-February 2015, and conducts site visits during March and April 2015. Great Lakes notifies applicants of final funding decisions by April 16, 2015.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $600,000. Minimum grant request for two-year period is $200,000.

Term of Contract:

The grant period runs from May 1, 2015, through August 31, 2017, including a planning period from May 1 through August 1, 2015, for student recruitment, curriculum development, and partner meetings.

Contact Information:

Send applications to: communityinvestments@glhec.org

Nikki Wachter, Program Manager
(888) 889-3299
nwachter@glhec.org

Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates
2401 International Lane
Madison, WI 53704

RFP & Supporting Documents:

Full Grant Text RFP

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates / changes / addendums / conferences / LOIs.


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