Return to First Opportunity Partners First Opportunity Partners Application

Instructions for Completing the Form:
  1. For proper tracking of applications and for security reasons, accessing the application form requires authentication. To review the application form and to submit an application, please use the Sign In link at the top of the page to sign in with your username (institutional email address) and CIC password. If you do not know your CIC password, you can retrieve your password online (If you do not have an account, you will be prompted to create one).

  2. Next, please be prepared to submit a single package consisting of the following: (1) a two- to four-page project narrative (consisting of a project title, the project’s rationale, a description of the project’s goal, an operational plan, a fundraising plan, an assessment plan, and a statement on sharing the outcomes of the project at future State Council gatherings); (2) a one-page project timeline; (3) a one-page budget summary using the budget template provided; and (4) a letter of support.

  3. Attach your application package, complete the form fields, and click submit.
If you have questions about the grant applicationplease contact Carol Schuler, vice president for State Council programs, at cschuler@cic.nche.edu or (202) 466-7230.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 25, 2017