Funded Projects

Grants Awarded July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

Project Title Agency Amount Awarded
Refugee Assistance Project NC DHHS $65,000
Technology Roadmap (In-Kind Services) IBM $44,000
English Literacy and Civics Education NC Community College System $55,180
High School Equivalency US Department of Education $2,373,379
Career and College-Ready Alignment Partnership NC Community College System $125,000
Job Driven National Emergency US Department of Labor $15,168
Virtual Learning Community Center NC Community College System $110,000
BioNetwork Center NC Community College System $586,819
Minority Male Success Initiative NC Community College System $19,710
Financial Literacy Program SunTrust Foundation $50,000
Automated Electronic Defibrillator Firehouse Subs Foundation $1,145
International Economics Speaker Series Charles Koch Foundation $2,150
Garden Azaleas (Gift In-Kind) Capital Broadcasting Company $525
IME Becas Mexican Consulate, Raleigh $8,000
Mock Interviewing NC Career Development Assoc. $444
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act NC Community College System $5,421,777
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Duke Energy $10,000
Autism Spectrum Disorder Program TEACCH - UNC $78,912
Frontier Set - Student Success Suite Aspen Institute $580,000
NC Science Festival Biogen Foundation $1,000
Gum Health Physical for Dental Assisting Clinic Colgate Palmolive $10,000
Trash Throw Down Challenge Wake County Solid Waste $10,000
Job Driven National Emergency - Supplemental US Department of Labor $50,000
NCFAST and Web Bootcamp Accenture $15,000
Bionetwork Center  NC Community College System $671,041
Economic Mobility through Student Success Bank of America $20,000
Project ZOOM Triangle J Council of Governments $76,282
Clinical Site Development Wake AHEC $10,000
Co-Robotics Awake National Science Foundation $575,277
GRAND TOTAL   $10,985,809

Grants Awarded July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

Project Title Agency Amount Awarded
Refugee Assistance  NC Dept. of Health/Human Svcs. $65,029
Job Driven National Emergency  NC Department of Commerce -
US Department of Labor
$74,000
Faculty as Change Agents: Transforming
Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges
National Science Foundation
(with College of William and Mary)
$47,160
EL/Civics NC Community College System $77,600
Filling the Gaps Wells Fargo $30,000
High School Equivalency Program US Department of Education $35,772
First in the World (COMPASS) US Department of Education $2,691,156
Accelerated Career Transformation Services Walmart State Giving Program $100,000
IME Becas Institute for Mexicans Abroad $8,000
Virtual Learning Community NC Community College System $110,000
Undergraduate Research and Mentoring
(GEOPATHS)
National Science Foundation $429,010
Economics Speaker Series Charles Koch Foundation $5,100
Project Green Zone Aurora Foundation $5,000
International Economics Course Development Charles Koch Foundation $5,000
America's Wars National Endowment for the
Humanities
$99,673
Summer STEM Immersion Wake Education Partnership $1,610
Accelerated Cybersecurity Training for Vets Accenture $5,000
Project ZOOM Triangle J Council of Governments $74,075
Rapid Advanced Manufacturing Program PNC Foundation $35,000
Accelerated Cyber security Training for Vets II Accenture $5,000
Job Driven National Emergency NC Department of Commerce -
US Department of Labor
$16,000
Bridges to Success North Raleigh Rotary Club $25,000
SAVE - Veterans and CCR Bank of America $20,000
Project SECURE - TechHire US Department of Labor $3,965,670
Leading with Entrepreneurship Wells Fargo $30,000
Multiple Measures Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $12,000
GRAND TOTAL   $7,971,855

Grants Awarded July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

Project Title Agency Amount Awarded
English Language/Civics NC Community College System $77,600
Refugee Assistance  NC Dept. of Health/Human Svcs. $65,098
Accelerated Career Transformation Services IVMF/Walmart Foundation $100,000
STEM Roots (with UNC-C) National Science Foundation $79,247
Heavy Equipment Operator Training NC Department of Transportation $50,000
Completion by Design Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $818,875
Title III - Strengthening Institutions US Department of Education $1,726,279
Clinical Site Development Wake AHEC $10,000
Law Enforcement Equipment Enhancements Governor's Crime Commission $14,071
Project SKILL-UP NC Community College System $5,613
Promoting Creative Arts in Early Childhood PNC Bank $15,000
IME Becas Institute for Mexicans Abroad $9,000
Computerized and Robotic Welding Duke Energy Foundation $125,000
Cyber security Simulation Demonstration Project Wake County $102,500
Summer STEM Immersion Wake Education Partnership $1,610
Bioretention Area Wake Soil and Water Conservation $22,862
Stormwater Conveyance NC Clean Water Management
Trust Fund
$323,000
Multiple Measures Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $43,000
Project ZOOM Triangle J Council of Governments $49,282
Virtual Learning Community NC Community College System $110,000
Single Stop John Belk Endowment $376,000
GRAND TOTAL   $4,124,037

Grants Awarded July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014

Project Title Agency Amount Awarded
English Language/Civics  NC Community College System $83,427
Project Intro Astro NSF (with UNC-CH) $79,044
Mission Critical Operations 7x24 Exchange $5,000
TAA - Mission Critical Operations U.S. Department of Labor $2,931,393
Elderly/Disabled Transportation Assistance NC Department of Transportation $8,350
Accelerating Opportunity NC Community College System $30,000
Revamping Ordinary Curriculum Knowledge
for Students (ROCKS)
Wake Electric $1,100
Accelerated Career Transformation Services (ACTS) IVMF/Walmart Foundation $10,000
La Plaza Communitaria Mexican Consulate $9,000
Early Childhood Development NC Community College System $50,000
Solid Waste Reduction Wake County $10,000
Curriculum Development World View, UNC-Chapel Hill $750
Refugee Assistance Grant NC DHHS $65,000
Economics Speaker Series Charles Koch Foundation $5,000
Mission Critical Operations Duke Energy Progress Foundation $250,000
Utility Scale Solar Array Installation NC Solar Center $3,000
Gardens and Green Spaces Scotts Miracle Gro $500
Developmental Education Reform Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $36,000
Model 3D Additive Manufacturing National Science Foundation $825,878
Zeroing Ozone Output Measures (ZOOM) Triangle J Council of Governments $72,712
Confucius Classroom Confucius Institute $10,000
GRAND TOTAL   $4,486,154

Grants Awarded July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

Project Title Agency Amount Awarded
Completion by Design Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $821,922
Accelerating Opportunity NC Community College System $150,000
Staff Level Assessment Trainer Program NC Community College System $22,885
English Literacy/Civics Education  NC Community College System $95,806
EDSI/Jobs Now Educational Data Systems, Inc. $16,591
Elderly/Disabled Transportation Assistance NC Dept. of Transportation $6,263
HRSA/PHCAST NC Health and Human Services $24,000
TAA CCCT Analytics U.S. Department of Labor $2,952,416
Individualized Learning Center iPad Project Wake Electric $1,198
Calculators for the Blind Wake Electric $1,494
Science Model Building Competition NC Community College System $5,000
Developmental MOOC Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $50,000
TUES Astronomy - Intro to Astro National Science Foundation $79,044
Enhancement of Introductory Biology Courses NC Biotechnology Center $58,081
Project Skill-Up NC Community College System $25,000
Summer Biotech Workshops for Educators NC Biotechnology Center $20,171
Zeroing Ozone Output Measures (ZOOM) Triangle J Regional Council $72,112
Ripple Effect Leadership Grant Robin Hoff-Abdelilah $850
GRAND TOTAL   $4,402,833

Grants Awarded July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012

Project Title Agency Amount Awarded
Using Simulation to Teach Hospital Quality NC Community College System $35,500
Greenforce Initiatives MDC $3,000
High School Equivalency Program (HEP) U.S. Department of Education $2,309,775
NC-NET: Technical Education Center for
Teaching Excellence
NC Community College System $99,941
ZOOM: Zeroing Ozone Output Measures Triangle J Regional Council of 
Governments
$55,806
Building the Writing Process Wake Electric $1,115
Tablets to Enhance Student Learning Wake Electric $1,205
EMS Classroom Technology Enhancement Wake Electric $2,025
Health Sciences Bootcamp NC Community College System $12,000
Diversity in Health Sciences NC Community College System $11,687
Basic Skills for Accelerating Opportunities NC Community College System $75,000
Diversity in Geosciences National Science Foundation $273,618
Completion by Design Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $479,500
Partners for Postsecondary Success Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $149,000
English Literacy/Civics Education Project NC Community College System $95,806
Solid Waste Disposal Wake County $10,000
GRAND TOTAL   $3,614,978