From: Johnson-Faith, Brandy (GOV)
Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 10:45 AM
To: Affolter-Caine, Britany; Barber, Brian; Bishop, Ruth; Blews, Ed; Boulus, Mike; DeGrow, Dan; Freeland, Tom; Gamlin, Dave; Hunt, Brenda; McDonald, Kristen; Miller, Nancy; Nichols, Adriana; O'Connor, Patrick; Redmond, Rudy (DELEG); Reynolds, Nanette; Schmidt, Carole; Smith, Caroline Altman; Snitgen, Michelle; Timmeney, Bridget; Trapp, Philip; Wilbur, Charles (GOV)
Subject: GRANTS ANNOUNCED: Increasing College Access
Michigan’s future is a matter of education.
But for too many of Michigan’s residents, a college education is a matter of overcoming some formidable barriers… of expectations, of preparation, of affordability, and more.
Recently, The Kresge Foundation awarded a $1 million, multi-part grant with a single focus: Making postsecondary education more accessible in Michigan—particularly among low-income and/or first-generation college students.
On November 15, interested organizations are encouraged to take part in a Prospective Applicant Meeting to gather details and ask questions about this opportunity. The meeting takes place in Ann Arbor as a pre-conference session of the Pre-College and Youth Outreach Conference.
You can learn more about the meeting and the grants at www.micollegeaccess.org.
I hope you’ll consider taking part in this opportunity to bring college—and a brighter future—within reach.
Don’t hesitate to contact me with questions.
College Access Coordinator
Office of Governor Jennifer M. Granholm
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