The JPMorgan Chase Foundation awarded a grant of $40,000 to support the Healthcare and Skilled Trade Opportunity Pathway Program. The program will help students to develop individual education plans, build their skills, and advance beyond entry-level employment in the healthcare and skilled trades sectors.
The US Department of Education awarded a continuation award of $399,191 for the TRiO Student Support Services program. The SSS program provides support services aimed at increasing the number of disadvantaged, low-income, first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities in the United States who successfully complete a postsecondary program of study.
The Area Agency on Aging awarded a continuation grant of $11,431. Programming includes the Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program and Grandparent Support Group for seniors living in the West Michigan community.