News stories related to GTF grants.

15 12, 2016

Grant Announcement: Sealing the Pipeline

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GTF announces a grant in the amount of $156,790.92 to Texas State University-San Marcos Research Foundation in support of their project: Sealing the Pipeline: The Impact of Developmental Integrated Reading & Writing (IRW) Instruction on Education Outcomes for Students Enrolled in Texas Community Colleges. Almost half of all higher education enrollment in the state of [...]

11 10, 2016

Grant Announcement: Texas Tribune, Inc.

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GTF announces a grant to the Texas Tribune to support their work in education data applications. Brief Project Description: The Texas Tribune, texastribune.org, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — on public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. By providing a steady stream of fair, thorough and [...]

27 06, 2016

Grant Announcement: Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together

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GTF announces a grant to the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin for their Program: Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together Brief Project Description: The purpose of the Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together project is to support the development of data-informed institutional improvement of 15 [...]

24 06, 2016

Grant Announcement: Texas Pathways Project

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GTF announces a grant to the Texas Success Center for their Texas Pathways Project: Planning and Capacity Building PURPOSE:  The Texas Pathways Project is fundamentally grounded in solving systemic educational problems impeding student success caused by incoherent and misaligned structures that result in far too few Texans prepared for meaningful careers. Informed by a decade [...]

10 06, 2016

Grant Announcement: Ready Texas: A Study of the Implementation of HB5 in Texas

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GTF announces a grant to the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) for their research project: Ready Texas - A Study of the Implementation of HB5 in Texas In 2013, the 83rd Texas Legislature established the Foundation High School Program (HB5), which allows for significant local variation in graduation planning and represents one of the most [...]

2 05, 2016

Ready Texas: Stakeholder Convening Proceedings Report

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The Intercultural Development Research Association, led by President and CEO Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, held a Ready Texas: Stakeholder Convening on February 10, 2016. The event, "carried out in partnership with UTeach at UT Austin, brought together education, community, policy, foundation, business, and philanthropic leaders to discuss the future of post-secondary education in Texas [...]

19 04, 2016

What we’re reading: “Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion”

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A recent article from Diverse Issues in Higher Education detailed work, supported by the Kresge Foundation and Greater Texas Foundation, focusing on actively engaging Latino students who seek to transfer from community colleges to four-year universities. The program, Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion, was led by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), [...]

5 04, 2016

Grant Announcement: Starting Right – Validation of Survey of Entering Student Engagement

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GTF announces a grant in the amount of $150,000 to the University of Texas at Austin for their program: Starting Right - Validation of Survey of Entering Student Engagement Nationally, community colleges are enrolling almost half of all the students in U.S. undergraduate education; however, nearly 50% of entering students drop out before their second [...]

21 03, 2016

61st Hour: Jobs for the Future and GTF release new report on ECHS challenge

By | March 21st, 2016|Categories: Features, Newsroom|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jobs for the Future (JFF) and Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) released a new report that provides a national blueprint for successful development of early college programs that move large numbers of young people through high school to a bachelor’s degree, Addressing the 61st Hour Challenge: Collaborating in El Paso to Create Seamless Pathways from High School [...]

1 03, 2016

Grant Announcement: EduGuide Texas Persistence Network – Increasing College Persistence in the Rio Grande Valley

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GTF announces a grant in the amount of $390,000 to EduGuide for their program: EduGuide Texas Persistence Network: Increasing College Persistence in the Rio Grande Valley The EduGuide Texas Persistence Network is a three-year initiative to grow a sustainable and replicable model in the Rio Grande Valley to increase college persistence. The initiative will equip [...]