Partnership for After School Education

Issue 178

December 18, 2018

2019 Grantmaking Cycle of the College Completion Innovation Fund

Graduate NYC's College Completion Innovation Fund (CCIF) is supporting institutions and organizations in significantly improving student outcomes in the areas of increasing momentum and persistence, and improving success for transfer students and near-completers. New York City-based undergraduate colleges (public or nonprofit) and nonprofit community-based organizations are invited to submit a brief application, due December 21, 2018, to participate in the College Completion Innovation Series, which will include two in-person workshops as well as optional phone and online collaboration opportunities. After participating in the two-day series, organizations will be invited to develop and submit a full proposal to implement their innovative practice. Organizations may request grants of up to $200,000 to support work over the course of one to two years.

December 18, 2018

New York Life Foundation AIM High Grants for Middle School Programs

In partnership with the Afterschool Alliance, the New Life Foundation will award 26 grants to out-of-school time (OST) programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth through their Aim High grant program. The Aim High program is part of the New York Life Foundation’s ongoing investment in middle school OST programs to help economically disadvantaged eighth-graders reach ninth grade on time and prepare to succeed in high school. The grant program will fund afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, based on a competitive application process. This request for proposals will close on January 25, 2019, 5:00 pm ET. Grant winners will be notified in May 2019. Watch a recorded webinar on how to apply for the grant.