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May 3, 2018 1:34 am

TeenSHARP awarded $45,000 grant from NCAN

The college access program, now in its second year in Wilmington, helps underserved students get into top-tier schools.

TeenSHARP students at UD.

(Photo by Flickr user vocalproductions, used under a Creative Commons license)

TeenSHARP continues to thrive. The Wilmington-headquartered college access program for underserved students, is one of 12 National College Access Network (NCAN) members to receive grants funded by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation amounting to $45,000.

This is the first national funder for the organization, which recently celebrated its second graduating class in Wilmington at a reception hosted by Carvertise founder Mac Nagaswami.

NCAN is a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy network that supports education equity and inclusive access to postsecondary education, with member organizations from all over the U.S. Awarded funds will be used to help increase graduations rates for low-income and first-generation students by increasing resources and developing new programming.

Here’s the full list of grant recipients:

  • Bridge the Gap College Prep (Sausalito, Calif.)
  • Capital Partners For Education (Washington, D.C.)
  • CitySquash (Bronx, N.Y.)
  • College Access Now (Seattle, Wash.)
  • College Horizons (Pena Blanca, N.M.)
  • College Visions (Providence, R.I.)
  • Crosby Scholars Community Partnership (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
  • Degrees of Change (Tacoma, Wash.)
  • Operation Jump Start (Long Beach, Calif.)
  • PrepNext, DC Prep (Washington, D.C.)
  • Project GRAD Houston (Houston, Texas)
  • TeenSHARP (Wilmington, Del.)

TeenSHARP is accepting applications for next fall through June 15. Click here to apply.

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