The Catalyst Fund

Expanding support for undocumented students and their families at California colleges and universities


A multi-million dollar initiative to bolster support for undocumented students and their families across CA’s three public higher education systems.
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What We Fund

Average yearly grants of $125,000 plus technical assistance to campuses. Collaborations between campuses will be eligible to receive larger grants.
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Who We Are

Funders, advocates, and educators wanting to seed hope and a powerful path forward in a time of much fear and uncertainty.
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The Catalyst Fund is currently soliciting grant requests for projects starting in Academic Year 2018-2019.

Process and Timeline

We have a two-phase proposal process. Initial applications are due May 1st. Full proposals (invite-only) are due June 1st.
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Application Requirements

Learn what we're looking for and what elements to include in your application.
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Download the RFP

Prefer to read the Request for Proposals offline? Download a printable PDF.
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