Michigan College Access Network provides grant funding to direct service programs and high schools for innovative work. We support those who are helping place college within reach for more Michigan youth.

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Click here to view a Google Map of all MCAN grants awarded since the beginning of 2019.

College Bound Michigan Grants

MCAN offers grants up to $1,000 to support the college awareness, exposure, and application processes at participating College Bound Michigan sites.

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High School Innovation Grants

MCAN is seeking high schools that are interested in showcasing their exemplary postsecondary practices while collaborating and networking with other schools across Michigan.

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Innovative Program Grants

Innovative Program Grants fund programming that increases college readiness, enrollment and completion in local communities and across the state through grants of up to $10,000 over the course of 12 months.

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LCAN Grants

Michigan College Access Network offers grant opportunities to build up Local College Access Networks (LCANs) that put college in reach for more Michigan youth. MCAN has created a series of college access grant opportunities, including funds for planning,

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10th Birthday Grants

These grants were made by MCAN during the celebration of its 10th Birthday in August 2020. This grant opportunity is closed.

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COVID-19 Response Grants

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly altered the lives of individuals across our state. MCAN offered grants to organizations across the state to respond to emergent needs. This grant opportunity is closed.

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FAFSA Completion Grants

MCAN funded community-based, FAFSA-focused initiatives targeted at moving the needle on FAFSA completions for the class of 2022. This grant opportunity is closed.

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