Bridging Richmond, a regional cradle-to-career partnership, was awarded $20,000 planning grant to develop a cross-sector post-secondary education attainment strategy (July 2014). This grant facilitated Bridging Richmond’s receipt of a $150,000 grant to take action on the work, becoming a partnership in the second cohort of the Lumina Community Partnership for Attainment (January 2015). (http://www.luminafoundation.org/strategy-2-community-partnerships)
One priority area of Bridging Richmond involves partnering with regional school districts, businesses, community organizations, and higher education institutions to increase student’s access to and success in post-secondary education attainment.
About Lumina Foundation
Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation committed to increasing the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials aligned to workforce demand to 60 percent by 2025. Lumina’s outcomes-based approach focuses on helping to design and build an accessible, responsive and accountable higher education system while fostering a national sense of urgency for action to achieve Goal 2025. To learn more, please visit www.luminafoundation.org.