Key Transitions in Postsecondary Education Success



  • Award Min: $400,000.00
  • Award Max: $800,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: May 24, 2013

Eligible for Support Include:  Organizations must be located in the United States.  Organizations must be established and be: o Organized and operated for purposes described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), or o A university, college, school, or other institution described in Section 170(c)(I)of the IRC, or o A public agency, unit of government, tribal government, or tribal program under Section 7871 of the IRC (Note: please submit only one application per organization)  Organizations must be legally established for at least five (5) years (established prior to January 2008) in order to be considered.  Programs must have been operational for at least three (3) years with a demonstrated track record of performance with impact.  Applicants must have had an annual budget (expenditures) greater than $500,000 in their most recent (audited fiscal) year. Not Eligible for Support Include:  Grants to individuals.  Fundraising activities.  Scholarship programs.  Endowments.  Political campaigns, candidates or lobbying activities  Capital improvements or equipment.  Building projects (brick and mortar).  Funding solely for research.  Debt retirement.  General operating expenses of an organization.  Organizations that will re-grant fund

USA Funds’ Current Grant-making Activities Focus On Programs That Primarily Benefit Lowincome Students, First-generation Students, Students Of Color, Foster Youth And Adult Learners. Accordingly, We Support Programs And Organizations That Aim To:  Increase The Number Of Students Who Receive Postsecondary Education Credentials.  Improve Financial Literacy Among Students Preparing For Or Pursuing Postsecondary Education.  Provide Financial Access To Postsecondary Education For Students.  Eliminate Gaps In Postsecondary Educational Attainment By Race And Income.  Improve College Readiness, Access And Completion. Recently, We Refined Our Approach To Grant-making By Concentrating Our Financial Resources On Activities And Programs That Will Have Significant Impact On Our Target Populations’ Educational Achievement.

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