Grants Available to Fund College Signing Day Events


Decision Day is just a few weeks away for hundreds of thousands of college-bound high school seniors.

May 1—also called National College Decision Day—is the deadline for students to accept an offer of admission and make a tuition deposit at many institutions.

And for the fifth year, Reach Higher—in coordination with Better Make Room—is encouraging schools and communities to host College Signing Day events in recognition of their students’ hard work.

Planning a celebration? Reach Higher is giving away $100,000 in microgrants to help public school educators organize Signing Day events for their schools.

To be eligible for a grant of up to $500, you must:

Learn more and download a College Signing Day toolkit.

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