Grants Database

Search our online database to find information on recent College Futures Foundation grants.

Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University

To provide data-focused technical assistance to community foundations participating in College Futures Foundation’s Community Philanthropy Initiative.

California State University Foundation

To support the California State University (CSU) System to accomplish the goals of the CSU system’s Graduation Initiative 2025, including graduating more students, reducing time to completion, and closing the equity gap.

Claremont Graduate University

To support an assessment and planning process to expand the Pomona Regional Learning Collaborative: 1) from K12 into community college through completion at four- year universities, and 2) to neighboring K12 and higher education partners.

Foundation for California Community Colleges

To develop and launch a fellowship program and trustee network that will strengthen community college trustees’ engagement in system reforms and help them foster changes in their colleges that improve alignment with the system’s Vision for Success.

Foundation for the Los Angeles Community Colleges

Support for Inside California Education’s three 30-minute special series focused on the California community colleges’ role in student equity.

National College Access Network

To provide technical assistance on strategic, need-based scholarships and college and financial aid advising services to community foundations and their partners participating in the Community Philanthropy Initiative.

Public Policy Institute of California

To support research projects examining: 1) the effectiveness of developmental education and transfer initiatives at California’s Community Colleges, 2) graduation and persistence initiatives at the California State University system, and 3) capacity in the state’s public postsecondary systems.

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

To support Los Angeles Education Research Institute’s capacity to analyze and share student data with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) leaders and practitioners so that LAUSD can improve the quality and equity of student outcomes, including in gateway math courses.

Riverside Community College District Foundation

To leverage the expertise of four national leaders to support Riverside Community College District in designing a strategy to scale adoption of the Guided Pathways model across the region.


To support collaboration with three community college/K-12 partnerships to conduct financial analyses of revenue streams and cost factors and develop a tool to determine return on investment that would inform higher quality dual enrollment.