Final Report (due July 17th)
The following Chancellor’s Innovation Fund projects for 2014-2015 have been selected to receive funding. The 21 winning proposals below were selected from a total of 37 submissions from 21 different VCCS colleges. Unfortunately, due to limited funding, many worthy projects did not receive awards.
|Link||Educacion Para Todos/Education for All||LFCC||Credit||13748.00|
|Link||Enhancing Learning through Early Academic Intervention Strategies||VWCC||Credit||16130.00|
|Link||GET CONNECTED with Pathway Connection: “Connecting high school completion to college and career readiness/success”||NVCC||Non-Credit||5214.00|
|Link||Faculty Inquiry Groups (FIG) – A Collaborative Approach to Hybrid Certification||NVCC||Credit||13250.00|
|Link||LEAD Academy: Leadership, Education, Engagement And Development to Increase Student Success through the GEC||VHCC||Credit||29250.00|
|Link||Expansion of Paul D. Camp Community College's Trades Programs (Fast-Track Facilities Maintenance Technology CSC and HVAC CSC)||PDCCC||Credit||10700.00|
|Link||Expanding Student Access and Success Through New Financial Aid Initiatives||PDCCC||Credit||25320.00|
|Link||Charlottesville Area Advanced Manufacturing Program (CAAMP)||PVCC||Non-Credit||14820.00|
|Link||Fabricating a Fast Track Credentialed Welder Pipeline through a K-12 and Industry Partnerships||DSLCC||Credit||50000.00|
|Link||Jump Start to College Success||MECC||Credit||46575.00|
|Link||Innovative Student Success Strategies||NRCC||Credit||13600.00|
|Link||ACT-4 Scholars Program||RCC||Credit||10200.00|
|Link||Capstone for Learning Online and Universal Design (CLOUD)||JSRCC||Credit||13470.00|
|Link||Veterans Training and Employment Network (VTEN): Advanced Manufacturing||TCC||Non-Credit||37370.00|
|Link||Bridging the Gap for Success in CTE||RCC||Credit||19800.00|
|Link||Active Learning Classroom Space||BRCC||Credit||39000|
|Link||Dynamic Texts: Multiple models for integrating OER||JTCC||Credit||14074.00|
|Link||Fabulous Fab Lab: Traveling Rapid Prototype Maker Workshop||TCC||Non-Credit||25000.00|
|Link||Capturing the Methods of Master Teachers||PVCC||Credit||16303.00|
|Link||Developmental Mathematics @ PVCC: Implementing and Aligning Competency-Based Instruction||PVCC||Credit||20850.00|
|Link||Creating an OER Community between Community College and High School Faculty||JSRCC||Credit||42473.00|
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The purpose of the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) is to support innovative projects that closely align with the goals of Achieve 2015, especially the goals of increasing student access to and success in postsecondary education and training, the new draft strategic plan, Complete 2021, and the missions of individual VCCS colleges.
Areas of focus
- Competency-based learning
- Credit for prior learning
- Employability skills
- Expedited program pathways
- Innovative approaches to financial aid disbursement
- Innovative student success strategies
- K-12 alignment & transfer
- Open educational resources
- Structured program pathways
The Request for Proposals provides an outline of the goals of the CIF grant, the required and recommended proposal components, guidelines for the use of CIF funds, reporting and assessment requirements, and intellectual property licensing information. Please read the RFP carefully before submitting your proposal.
- CIF 2014-15 | Budget Form (.xls)
Each CIF proposal needs to be accompanied by a completed budget plan. Please download, complete, and save the CIF Budget Form and upload it with your CIF Online Application.
Each CIF proposal needs a completed Assessment Plan. Please download, complete, and save the CIF Assessment Plan form and upload it with your CIF Online Application.
All 2014-15 CIF proposals should be submitted electronically using the CIF Online Application. Since the Online Application doesn’t allow applicants to save and return to an unfinished online proposal or submit an incomplete proposal, it is recommended that applicants draft and save proposals in MS Word before entering the information in the online app. The submission deadline is October 10th, 2014, by 11:59 p.m.
Applicants also need to prepare other application materials that support their CIF proposals:
- A signed letter of support from the President of each participating college
- Letters of support from any business, workforce, or community partners
Please upload copies of these materials in the designated field of the Online Application when you submit your proposal.