GLHEC Offers College-Prep, Emergency Money

Funder: Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation; Opportunity: Career Ready Internship Grant; Funding Focus: Education and youth; Geographic Focus: Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin; Eligibility: Colleges; Funding: Multiple awards: Deadline: July 22.

Summary: Program helps disadvantaged student get into college. Grants provide funding for two-year technical and community colleges to build programs offering students with financial need paid internship opportunities that are related to their programs or career goals.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/pn67dup; Program Manager Nikki Wachter, nwachter@glhec.org or (888) 889-3299.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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