Nursing Education Investment Grants

Nursing Education Investment Grants

The Foundation for California Community Colleges awards Nursing Education Investment Grants to support projects that facilitate, coordinate with, or complement efforts to educate and train nurses through California community colleges.

2020 Application Guidelines

Funding Opportunity
The Foundation for California Community Colleges intends to award 2020 Nursing Education Investment Grants to support projects that facilitate, coordinate with, or complement efforts to educate and train nurses through California community colleges. Up to $450,000 in total funds will be awarded in one or more grants. The deadline for submitting a proposal has passed and awards are expected to be announced in April 2020. Updated information about the next funding cycle will be posted in fall 2020. 

Background
The Nursing Education Investment Fund was established in 2005 through an agreement between the Foundation for California Community Colleges, WellPoint, Inc., and the Insurance Commissioner for the State of California, and is designed to benefit nursing education within the California Community College system. Recent grants have been awarded to replicate successful career pathways and scale seamless transfer programs from associate degree to bachelor’s degree in nursing. 

Current Grantees

Projects are noted for their distinct impact and alignment with the California Community Colleges’ Vision for Success. Current awardees are:

  • College of the Redwoods - Del Norte LVN/Paramedic-RN Bridge Expansion: College of the Redwoods will expand a registered nursing pathway into a rural region that has critical nursing shortages. Awarded in 2019.
  • Riverside City College - Concurrent Enrollment Program Implementation: Riverside City College will implement and promote scaling of a concurrent enrollment program that enables nursing students at community colleges to simultaneously progress toward bachelor of science degrees in nursing from California State Universities. Awarded in 2019.

Reporting Information for Current Grantees

All grantees are required to submit progress reports as part of their grant agreement with the Foundation for California Community Colleges. Report templates are provided below. Reports are due by email to grants@foundationccc.org on or before the reporting deadlines listed in each grantee’s agreement.

Any questions about the templates or reporting process can be directed to grants@foundationccc.org or by phone to the representative listed in the grant agreement. 

Contact Us

Barbara Webster-Hawkins
Executive Director, Resource Development
T: 916.325.0117
E: bwebster-hawkins@foundationccc.org

Grant Funding

Grant funding is provided by the Nursing Education Investment Fund established in 2005 through an agreement between the Foundation for California Community Colleges, WellPoint, Inc., and the Insurance Commissioner for the State of California, and is designed to benefit nursing education within the California Community College system. The Foundation for California Community Colleges maintains the fund and administers grantmaking.

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