Lumina Community Partnership for Attainment

Lumina Community Partnership
for Attainment
Application Information Webinar
September 3, 2014
11:00 am – 12:00 noon EST
Why Are We Here?
• Who is Lumina?
• Why are we investing in communities?
• What are we trying to accomplish?
Haley Glover, Strategy Director
Goal 2025:
To increase the proportion of Americans with
high-quality degrees and credentials to 60
percent by the year 2025.
What do we mean by…
Partnership Health
The community is working collaboratively to achieve common
goals, using agreed-upon accountability tools and measures, and
utilizing data to make decisions about program direction and
Communities explicitly identify and develop action plans to
address chronic attainment gaps between populations,
particularly between racial/ethnic groups
Communities build support for and action plans around the
Access + Success = Attainment
Why Equity Matters
Fourteen states
represent 46 percent
of the total U.S.
population. Those
states have a
population age five
and under that is
majority non-white.
By 2025, half of the nation’s workers, or more than 50 million,
will be of Latino descent.
Lumina’s Equity Imperative
Postsecondary Degree Attainment
Lumina recognizes that, to make effective change in higher
education, equity and excellence must be at the center of all its
efforts to reach Goal 2025.
Who are you talking to?
• Staff:
Haley Glover - Strategy Director
Tina Gridiron – Senior Strategy Officer
Jeanna Keller Berdel – Senior Strategy Officer
Susan Johnson – Director of Equity and Inclusion
Our Other Partners
• Evaluation Team
• Intermediary Partners
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What are the benefits of the program?
Content knowledge-building opportunities
Convening and network development
Publications and communications support
Technical and strategic assistance
Flexible funding
To submit questions
Questions may be submitted at any time during the
To submit a question:
Click on the Question Mark icon (?) on the floating
toolbar (as shown at the right).
This will open the Q&A window on your system only.
Type your question into the small dialog box and
click the Send Button.
Questions asked during the webinar, including those not answered, will be compiled into an FAQ list, and
distributed to community leaders.
A recording of this webinar and FAQs will be available within 24 hours at
Key Dates:
Application Issue Date
Aug. 21, 2014
StriveTogether Self-Assessment Released
Aug. 22, 2014
Application Information Webinar
Sept. 3, 2014 (11:00-11:30 ET)
Application Due (electronically)
Oct. 15, 2014
Notification of Application Status
Dec. 15, 2014
StriveTogether Self-Assessment Due
Oct. 15, 2014
Public Partnership Announcement
Jan. 15 , 2015
Planning Grant Awarded
Community Partnership Convening (Dallas, TX)
Jan. 14-15, 2015
Charter Proposals Due (electronically)
Mar. 28, 2015
Charter Signature Due
May 15, 2015
Implementation Grant Awarded upon signature of the charter

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