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October 9, 2013

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Apply to be a Community College Student Success Center

State-level community college entities are invited by the Kresge Foundation and Jobs for the Future to apply to join the Student Success Center initiative. Applications should outline your plans to launch a Student Success Center, which organizes a state's community colleges around common action to accelerate efforts to improve persistence and completion. The Foundation will provide two years of start-up funding to up to three statewide Student Success Centers. Funded centers will also join the Student Success Network, managed by Jobs for the Future.

Here is the timeline for the application:   

September 25, 2013 - Request for Proposal (RFP) released
October 11, 2013, 3:00 p.m. ET - webinar for potential applicants
October 30, 2013 - letters of intent submitted
November 15, 2013 - feedback on letters of intent and proposal invitations sent
December 16, 2013 - proposals submitted
February 3, 2014 - funding decisions announced

To register for the October 11 webinar, e-mail ldevilbiss@jff.org. A recorded version of the webinar will be available online afterward.  

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