campus partner(s)

Graduate NYC






Special Project

award date


project director

Lisa Castillo Richmond

Graduate NYC

Grant Summary

$127,250 over 48 months for a grant to improve high school and college outcomes for all New York City students. The College Completion Innovation Fund (CCIF) was established to collaboratively engage funders to improve college completion rates in New York City. Grants awards ranging from $30,000 to $300,000 from the CCIF will be made to NYC community-based organizations as well as undergraduate colleges to support programs that address one or more of the following categories among low-income students, first-generation students, students of color, and/or other traditionally underrepresented groups: summer melt, remediation, college persistence, and transfer from two- to four-year colleges.