Grant Department News

Recent Awards

  • The Douglas and Maria DeVos Foundation awarded a grant of $60,000 to support the Cruisin’ to College Success program that will serve forty rising sophomore and junior students from Grand Rapids Public Schools who are at-risk and need assistance to increase their math skills in preparation for college.

  • GRCC's Workforce Training Department was awarded an America’s Promise Job Driven Grant by the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $6,000,000. Funding will support the creation and expansion of innovative regional and sector partnerships between community colleges and other training providers, employers, and the public workforce system to create more dynamic, tuition-free education and training programs for in-demand middle and high-skilled jobs across the country. The focus of GRCC’s program is healthcare occupations.

  • GRCC's Academic Outreach Department received a continuation grant in the amount of $120,000 from the Michigan Department of Education for the WIOA Core Program for the 2016-2017 program year. This program provides funding for ESL classes at the Tassell M-TEC.