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NCHEA Collaboration Grants


The North County Higher Education Alliance ( exists to encourage, support, and facilitate collaborations among MiraCosta College, Palomar College, and Cal State San Marcos. To this end we have a number of exciting funding opportunities:

  • NCHEA Collaboration Grants for up to $3,000.00 can be used for programs, conferences, events, etc. that bring faculty/staff/students of the three institutions together.  The Fall 2017 deadline for Collaboration Grant requests is Wednesday, November 8, 2017 (for late Fall 17 or Spring 2018). The NCHEA Board is particularly eager to fund grants that help to will facilitate successful transfer.


Items considered for funding may include refreshments, guest speaker honoraria, a seed grant, advertising, and event materials.  The grant does not support large equipment purchases or the development of computer networks or other infrastructure.  The grant is not intended to provide stipends for representatives on the steering committee. These grants do not support the purchase of alcohol.

Please feel free to email Elisa Grant-Vallone at or Sonia Perez at with any questions.

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