The Central Valley Higher Education Consortium Mini-Grants for member institutions will be offered again in 2021 with an eye towards pandemic and equity-related activities.
Applications are now being accepted. This round of grants will be capped at $7,500 per institution and must be expended by April 30, 2021.
As a result of COVID impacts, CVHEC was able to adjust its budget and offer another round of CVHEC Mini-grants forinstitutions to meet needs on their campuses. The mini-grants are intended to fund activities of faculty and staff for implementation, assistance and professional learning associated with Guided Pathways, Leading from the Middle, Math Pathways, implementation of AB 705 and EO 1110 and advancement of Pathways for Associate Degrees for Transfer. New to the list are basic needs and equity.
“In response to the COVID Pandemic and calls for equity and racial justice, we are adding Basic Needs and Equity, Racial and Social Justice to the list of activities the dollars can provide assistance toward,” said CVHEC Executive Director Ben Duran.
He urged CVHEC members to get the word out and encourage their staff to submit applications as soon as possible.
“The last round of grants were well received and impactful in assisting our member campuses to improve student success and completion,” Duran said.