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Grants Awarded

In February 2018, Strong Start to Finish awarded three-year grants totaling $8.525 million to higher education systems committed to get students onto successful pathways to college completion while addressing attainment gaps for historically-underserved populations. Four "scaling sites" were selected: The City University of New York (CUNY), Ohio Department of Higher Education, State University of New York (SUNY) and University System of Georgia (USG).

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Strong Start to Finish is a network of postsecondary leaders and funders committed to ensuring that all students succeed in their first year of college and enter a program of study reflecting their post-graduation professional goals. Strong Start to Finish’s ultimate purpose is to significantly increase the number of students completing degrees, licenses and certificates with labor market value, and doing so in ways that eliminate racial/ethnic and income gaps in achievement.

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