This innovation grant program supports Community College Districts initiating or expanding their College Promise regional programs. The goals of the initiative are to increase college preparation, college access, and college success.
Resources: Legislation (AB1741)
This grant program is a precursor to the fully establish California College Promise initiative which provides the tuition waiver for full-time, first time community college students.
These system redesign grants provide the resources to establish community-wide conversations to establish partnerships, policies, and practices to create pathways. Aligning this work with regional WIOA plan implementation and AEP efforts will ensure an on-ramp for dis-engaged populations like out of school youth or adults with foundational skill building needs.