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Aims Community College Foundation
5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
Kelly Jackson, 970.339.6583
Hayley Hull, 970.339.6662
Jennifer Seedorf, 970.339.6619
Generous individuals and organizations, primarily in Northern Colorado, invest in student success at Aims Community College through the Aims Foundation. Since 1979, donors have provided private contributions for student scholarships, to enhance program offerings and to upgrade buildings and equipment. Supporters of Aims also attend special events to benefit educational opportunities at the College.
In 2017-2018, the Foundation will provide support via technology enhancements, capital improvements and scholarship support to help community members achieve their dreams. Generous donors to the Foundation provide a legacy to Northern Colorado by helping families achieve self-sufficiency.
To receive scholarship information, contact the Financial Aid Office. If you would like to contribute to Aims Community College, contact the Aims Foundation at 970.339.6556 or to donate online, go to www.aims.edu/foundation.
“The mission of the Aims Foundation is to support the goals and objectives of Aims Community College by providing supplemental resources to ensure success.”
Vicki Sears, President
Ed Chapin, Vice President
Ex Officio: Aims President, Dr. Leah L. Bornstein
VP Community and College Relations, Dr. Geri Anderson
Board of Trustees Liaison: Larry Wood
Making a Difference
The Aims College Promise Scholarship was established by community leaders. It is a scholarship program for School District 6 students who plan to attend Aims Community College after high school graduation. The Funds will provide up to $2,500 for tuition, books and fees.
Office of Grants
Aims Community College Office of Grants
5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
Westview, Room 102D
About the Office of Grants
The Office of Grants provides leadership in developing and maintaining grant support at Aims Community College. The Grants Manager oversees pre-and post-award activities. The Office assists the College in strategic grants planning, helps Aims faculty and staff develop competitive proposals, coordinates institutional approval of all grant and contract proposals submitted by Aims Community College, and provides support for grants management activities.
Grant Development at Aims Community College
Those interested in submitting a grant proposal must contact the Grants Manager (see contact information). If you have ideas for grant-funded projects, please contact the Office of Grants for assistance in developing proposals. Alternately, if you wish to develop a proposal on your own, please contact the Office of Grants as early as possible in the proposal development process to allow time to obtain institutional approval.
Please see http://www.aims.edu/internal/departments/grants for more information on Aims policies and procedures related to proposal development and approval.
Current Major Grants at Aims Community College
TRiO Student Support Services (Classic and STEM), U.S. Department of Education
Project Period: 9/1/2015 - 8/31/2020
These grants will allow Aims Community College to increase the retention, graduation and transfer rates of 280 eligible students.
TAACCCT: Trade Adjustment Act Community College Career Training Grant: Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program (CHAMP), U.S. Department of Labor
Combined Project Period: 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2017
This is a statewide consortium creating career pathways in the high-demand advanced manufacturing sector.
Carl D. Perkins, U.S. Department of Education
Project Period: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017
The purpose of this grant is to provide individuals with the academic and technical skills needed to succeed in a knowledge and skills-based economy. Perkins supports career and technical education that prepares its students both for post-secondary education and the careers of their choice. This is a yearly renewing grant.
Adult Education and Literacy Grant, Colorado Department of Education
Project Period: 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2017
The goal of this program is to increase the number of adults attaining their literacy and numeracy skills needed to join the workforce and be successful in obtaining a self-sufficiency wage.
Colorado Space Grant Consortium
Project Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017
The Colorado Space Grant Consortium is funded by NASA and is a state-wide organization involving 21 colleges, universities and institutions around Colorado. The organization provides Colorado students access to space through innovative courses, real-world hands-on telescope and satellite programs, and interactive outreach programs. The students interact with engineers and scientists from NASA and aerospace companies to develop, test, and fly new space technologies and to support our outreach and teaching programs. Aims Community College will have 8 students per semester participate in the consortium activities.
WICHE Interstate Passport - First-in-the-World Grant
Project Period: 10/1/2015 - 9/30/2019
The Interstate Passport Initiative is a grassroots effort, conceived by chief academic leaders in the WICHE region, to develop a new friction-free framework for block transfer of lower-division general education based on learning outcomes and transfer-level proficiency criteria. At these academic leaders’ request, WICHE manages this multi-state effort as it rolls out in phases in the WICHE states and beyond. Aims Community College is a partner in this grant.
Tax Help Colorado, Piton Foundation
Project Period: 1/1/2017 - 4/30/2017
Taxpayers who earn less than $53,000 can get help preparing and e-filing their taxes for free at Aims Community College through Tax Help Colorado. This is a yearly renewing grant.