The , a supporting organization of the Vermont Community Foundation, has issued a Request for Proposals for projects that create systemic improvement in the access Vermonters have to postsecondary and career education. The RFP is designed to support projects with statewide impact that are aligned with multi-sectoral, postsecondary attainment or workforce development efforts in the state.
Grants of up to $60,000 will be awarded to projects that accomplish one or more of the following: encourage equal access to career and technical education programs that articulate pathways to additional education and training; promote postsecondary attainment for low-income students, first-generation college students, adult learners, and/or veterans (particularly those enrolled in a Vermont state college); further the equitable implementation of recent state legislation, including the Flexible Pathways Initiative; and build partnerships between employers and academic institutions.
Nonprofit organizations and municipal entities are encouraged to apply.
Letters of Interest must be received no later than February 6, 2019. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.
See the McClure Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.