Current Grant Projects


The following is a partial list of currently funded grant projects at Santa Monica College:


  • Trio/Upward Bound, U.S. Department of Education

    • The Trio/Upward Bound is a college access program that awarded its first grant in 2007, predominantly for low-income and/or first-generation high school students attending 9th to 12th grades. The 2020-2021 project, is currently funded for 60 students that has taken place since September 1, 2017 and will continue to August 31, 2022. This five-year project is currently in this year's third cycle of funding with the amount of $297,601.00. 
    • The target high schools are Venice and Dr. Maya Angelou (
  • Advanced Technological Education Program, National Science Foundation

  • HSI STEM and Articulation Program, U.S. Department of Education

  • Minority Community College Curriculum Improvement Program, NASA

  • Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, National Science Foundation

  • Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS)


  • Community Stories Program, CalHumanities


  • Pico Promise in collaboration with the City of Santa Monica