GRCC, in partnership with Macomb Community College, were awarded $3,988,431 through the American Apprenticeship Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The colleges will join industry and labor partners to create the Michigan Apprenticeship Program Plus (MAP+) to meet employer demand for high-skilled talent.
- Continued grant funding of $99,425 was awarded to support student access to child care in the Lab Preschool through the U.S. Department of Education's Childcare Access Means Parents in School program. The program serves students who are economically disadvantaged, a single parent or guardian, a pregnant single woman, displaced homemaker, or who are an individual with a disability or with limited English proficiency.
- Grant funds totaling $387,564 were received from the U.S. Department of Education for the continuation of the TRiO Student Support Services program FY 2015-2016. The Student Support Services program promotes learning, personal development, and retention among traditionally under-represented or under-prepared students to facilitate their persistence at GRCC and eventual transfer to a 4-year institution.
- A grant of $94,508 was awarded by PNC Bank to support community outreach and a preschool community liaison.
- A grant of $387,630 was received from the U.S. Department of Education for the continuation of the TRiO Upward Bound program FY 2015-2016. Upward Bound is a pre-college program for low-income and potential first-generation college students. Scholars of Upward Bound build academic skills that help them successfully pursue a postsecondary education.