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Make A Difference Fund Grant
The New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) provides financial support to individuals or NEACAC affiliates who assist students in the transition to college. These grants are intended to provide assistance to individuals who might otherwise be unable to participate in professional development opportunities or to implement a new innovative program. Projects, programs, and activities funded by the Make A Difference Fund should serve as examples of professionals doing their best to further their own professional development or better the way in which we work with our college-bound students.
Grants awarded from the Make A Difference Fund are designed to support and encourage collaborative relationships and provide professional opportunities for all members.
The purpose of the Fund is to provide monetary support for:
Recipients of a Make a Difference Fund Grant will be required to write a report within one month after the project/activity ends AND write a brief article for the next edition of the NEACAC newsletter.
Make a Difference Fund Grant Projects
Contextual Learning Meets College Campus
Click here to see a recent project funded by the Make a Difference Grant between Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Dennis Yarmouth High School.
Grants are awarded twice a year, in September and in March. Applications for the September grants are due May 15; applications for the March grants are due December 15. The amount of the grants will vary. Anticipated grants will range from $500 to $2000.
Priority will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:
For Special Projects/Activities
For Professional Development
Grant funds will be reimbursed after they are spent. If funding is required in advance, such as conference registration, the grantee must submit a NEACAC expense reimbursement form.
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