Grantees

Achieving-The-Dream

ACHIEVING THE DREAM

 

ISSUE:
Expanding advocacy capacity

TOTAL AWARDED:
$30,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
December 2016 – March 2017

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CAMPAIGN FOR COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY —

Consortium Lead Applicant

 

ISSUE:
FAFSA and program simplification

TOTAL AWARDED:
$180,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
June – December 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-7 / No-0 / Maybe-1 / 3 abstentions (Cooper, Halaska, Saenz) / 1 absent

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Grantee-CCO
Grantee-Generation-Progress

Generation Progress at the Center for American Progress

 

ISSUE:
Loan repayment

TOTAL AWARDED:
$100,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
June – September 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-7 / No-3 / Maybe-0 / 2 absent

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR FOSTER YOUTH AT VIRGINIA FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EDUCATION

 

ISSUE:
Expanding financial aid engagement among foster youth

TOTAL AWARDED:
$20,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
January – May 2017

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Great-Expectations
Grantee-College-Access-Success

The Institute for College Access & Success

 

ISSUE:
FAFSA and program simplification

TOTAL AWARDED:
$75,762

PROJECT PERIOD:
June – October 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-7 / No-3 / Maybe-0 / 2 absent

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Institute for Higher Education Policy

 

ISSUE:
Financial aid for justice system-impacted youth

TOTAL AWARDED:
$123,642

PROJECT PERIOD:
August – November 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-6 / No-3 / Abstention-1: Cooper / Not voting-1

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IHEP
Minerva

MINERVA CONSULTING

 

ISSUE:
Expanding advocacy capacity in social media

TOTAL AWARDED:
$20,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
January – March 2017

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National College Access Network —

Consortium Lead Applicant

 

ISSUE:
FAFSA and program simplification

TOTAL AWARDED:
$132,300

PROJECT PERIOD:
May – September 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-6 / No-2 / Maybe-0 / 1 abstention* (Mishory) / 3 absent

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Grantee-NCAN
National-Skills-Coalition

National Skills Coalition

 

ISSUE:
State and federal partnership for aid

TOTAL AWARDED:
$100,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
August – December 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-9 / No-0 / Not voting-2

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund

 

ISSUE:
Loan repayment

TOTAL AWARDED:
$180,000

PROJECT PERIOD:
May – November 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-10 / No-0 / Maybe-0 / 2 absent

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Grantee-Thurgood
Young-Invincibles

Young Invincibles

 

ISSUE:
FAFSA and program simplification; Institutional and student accountability; Loan repayment; Federal Work Study; Pell Grants

TOTAL AWARDED:
$76,987

PROJECT PERIOD:
August – December 2016

ADVISORY COMMITTEE VOTE:
Yes-8 / No-1 / Abstention-1: Mishory / Not voting-1

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