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Recent Awards

  • The Michigan Department of Adult Education awarded continued funding for WIA Core Programs FY 2014-2015. This grant award of $120,000 supports the English as a Second Language (ESL) programming offered at the Learning Corner @Wealthy and the Tassell M-TEC.

  • GRCC's Laboratory Preschool was awarded a continuation grant in the amount of $322,560 for its work on the Great Start Readiness Program. This project is a partnership with Kent ISD and Grand Rapids Public Schools.

  • Workforce Training received a $30,000 grant from JP Morgan Chase & Co. to develop and pilot an industrial sewing program that will serve West Michigan manufacturers. Funding will be used for the curriculum creation, materials, and to reduce tuition for individuals participating in the pilot program.

  • GRCC's Laboratory Preschool received its annual continuation grant of $99,425 from the U.S. Department of Education for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program. This program supports student parents by providing access to affordable child care services that in turn promote persistence and postsecondary completion.

  • The Older Learner Center was awarded continued grant funding from the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan, Older Americans Act. This award supports the following programming: Caregiver Support Program ($19,152), Disease Prevention/Health Promotion ($5,493), and Grandparent Support Group ($13,685).