For more informationContact Dr. Aynsley Diamond
Acting Asst. Director for Policy & Research
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) Program is a federally funded formula grant that is designed to foster partnerships among federal, state and local government entities and philanthropic organizations to significantly increase the number of underrepresented students who enter and remain in postsecondary education.
The U.S. Department of Education provides CACG grants to states to meet the needs of underrepresented students and families, with priority to those living at or below poverty, as authorized under Section 781 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended; 20 USC 1141. The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education manages the state's CACG program.
Description of CACG Projects in FY11-12 (pdf)