Request for Proposals: CCOG

The Office of Governmental Affairs and Community Relations presents a campus wide call for proposals.

This call is open to Brookdale staff, faculty, and students. Governmental Affairs and Community Relations houses the Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG). We welcome proposals for funding and sponsorship opportunities that support the grant’s goals. Through this campus-wide open proposal process, we will be able to synthesize resources, staff, and programming efforts creating a culture of care, creativity, and collaboration for student success.

This Loom Video describes the request.

Please visit this Request for Proposals form to learn more about our areas of focus and to apply for support.

PROPOSALS are DUE: February 7, 2022.
All projects must be completed and funding expended by June 30, 2022.

Students, staff, faculty: if you need help filling out this form contact us before you hit “submit”. We are here to help you. Please contact us in the Office of Governmental Affairs and Community Relations: Angela Kariotis, Director of Diversity & Inclusion/ CCOG EMAIL: akariotis@brookdalecc.edu


DATES: All projects must be completed, and funding expended by June 30, 2022.
SPRING PROPOSALS are DUE: February 7, 2022.

WHAT IS THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY GRANT (CCOG)?

New Jersey students enrolled in any one of the State’s 18 county colleges may qualify for tuition-free college. Students/families with an adjusted gross income of $0 -$65,000 are eligible to apply by completing the FAFSA or the NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application for NJ Dreamers. They must enroll in at least 6 credits per semester in the Fall and/or Spring Terms.

WHAT IS THE STUDENT SUCCESS INITIATIVE GRANT?

The Office of the Secretary of Higher Education funds the Student Success Initiative grant that supports CCOG informational outreach, FAFSA completion, student success services and programming retention and completion initiatives. The CCOG program is administered by the Office of Governmental Affairs and Community Relations.

HAVE AN IDEA?

Brookdale CCOG welcomes proposals for funding and sponsorship opportunities that support the program’s priorities and goals. Through this campus-wide open proposal process, we will be able to synthesize resources, staff, and programming efforts creating a culture of care, creativity, and collaboration to promote student success, retention and completion.

WHAT WOULD WE SUPPORT?

Further in this form, you’ll learn about our areas of focus, which are specific, and our program priorities. Our program priorities are broad to support a wide range of ideas.

EMPHASIS ON:

*student-lead initiatives and movements
*site-specific satellite projects integrating Brookdale’s regional locations
*interdisciplinarity among academic and co-curricular programs

This is not exclusive but encouraged. All ideas are welcome here.

EXCEPT! IMPORTANT NOTE: We cannot fund construction projects according to the guidelines of this grant.

The current moment requires creativity, imagination, boldness and solidarity. Let’s meet the moment. Thank you for all you do.


The application period has ended