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Resource for Excellence grant application period open

The Foundation has allocated $100,000 for the next fiscal year to fund innovative and creative projects that support the College’s mission and values and align with the College's Strategic Goals.

Check the internal Grants Office page on HIP to access application documents.

FY22 Grant Award Highlights

  • FY22 Nursing School Grant Program. $54,818 grant award for the FY22 Nursing School Grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE). This is the third year this grant has provided funding to facilitate student transition from ADN at Harper to a BSN or RN-BSN at a four-year institution partner. 
  • Institute for International Education. $3,625 award for the IIE American Passport Project from the Institute of International Education. This grant will subsidize passport application fees for 25 first-year and Pell-eligible students.
  • Susan Harwood Training Grant Program grant. This is a third year follow-on grant for $145,800 from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to build new capacity for a full-scale occupational safety and health training program. Small business employers and workers are the target audiences for this awareness-level training. 
  • Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds (GEER II) grant. Harper was awarded a grant of $327,159 from the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) to support enrollment, retention, and reengagement activities to ensure progression for students most disadvantaged by COVID-19, including academic and social emotional support activities. 

Grants Office Annual Reports

Available August 2022

Last Updated: 12/14/23