Lumina Foundation Makes Interoperability Grant Among “NextGen” Grantees
Research shows that prospective college students and their families have difficulty finding information about college, particularly the availability of financial aid and grants. To address this challenge, Lumina Foundation has awarded more than $1.1 million in planning grants aimed at helping develop the “next generation” of college-access supports and services. These “NextGen” grants are designed to leverage the power of digital technology to promote new and innovative ways to support students on their pathway to college. Among these grants is the following:
- San Francisco Education Fund (California) – $150,900 to integrate public and private data and overcome privacy and confidentiality barriers for a new San Francisco student tracking and guidance system;
Anyone have connections to this grantee or insights into what they are trying to accomplish? Any relevance to our larger goals?