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Current Grants​

Coast Community College District pursues Federal, State, local and private grant opportunities that benefit students, strengthen our colleges, and enhance our programs. We also host regional and statewide grants that build capacity and programs for the California Community College system.  Here are a few of our active projects:


Coastline Community College​ ​ ​

Department of Education Seal Title III - AANAPISI (Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islanders Serving Institution): New Asian American Pacific Islander Generation Initiative ​The New Asian American Pacific Islander Generation Initiative is to improve the persistence and time-to-completion rates and increase full-time student enrollments for Coastline Community College Asian American and Pacific Islander students. The proposed activities are, 1) STAR Program Learning Communities, 2) Student Study and Multicultural Center, 3) Analytics-Driven Early Alert System, 4) Mentoring, 5) Leadership Program, 6) Professional Development, and 7) Cultural Events, Outreach Programs, and "Role Model" conferences.
NSF Logo Cyberwatch West, with Whatcom Community College ​CyberWatch West's mission is to expand cyber security education in western states, with focus on four broad objectives:  student development, faculty development, curriculum development, and outreach and partnerships.  Coastline works with the CyberWatch West leadership team to oversee outreach to community colleges in California, map California curriculum to national standards, assist California colleges to apply for the Center for Academic Excellence designation, and assist in promoting the completion of the Transfer Model Curriculum for cyber security in California.

Golden West College​ ​ ​

Department of Education Seal Title III - Strengthening Institutions:  Access 2 Success ​Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the institution's academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability. Strategies will increase the success, progression, degree completion and transfer rates of first-time and low-income college students. The Access 2 Success project will provide highly structured pathways from basic skills to associate degree and/or transfer.
CCCCO logo Orange County Deputy Sector Navigator - Health ​The Deputy Sector Navigator facilitates collaboration in the health occupations sector, bringing together education and industry partners to achieve the goals of both Economic and Workforce Development Program (SB1402) and the Career Technical Education Pathways Program (SB1070).

Orange Coast College​ ​ ​

Department of Education State of California Seal Childcare and Development Program/State Preschool Program ​Provides subsidized childcare at the Harry & Grace Steele Children's Center for infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children of student parents
stuart foundation logo Foster Youth ​The project develops and implements a multi-campus network that improves the college persistence and graduation rates of foster youth in Orange County.

Coast Community College District​ ​ ​

CCCCO logo Career Technical Education Pathways Program for Orange County (SB1070) ​This grant funds the SB1070 Consortium, comprised of four community college districts, nine colleges, high school Regional Occupational Programs, middle schools, and regional business organizations led by Coast Community College District. The SB1070 Consortium  works collaboratively to create policy changes to ease awarding credit to high school students for articulated courses, create industry-relevant stacked credentials, promote countywide pathways and build regional data gathering infrastructure.
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Coast Adult Education Consortium Block Grant

​This project provides adults within the CCCD boundaries with the following: elementary and secondary basic skills, including classes required for a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate, classes for immigrants eligible for education services in citizenship and English as a second language and workforce preparation classes in basic skills, education program for adults with disabilities, short-term career technical education programs with high employment potential, and programs for apprentices.