To be eligible to win the $500 Innovative Grant for the best FAFSA completion strategy, please share your school’s innovative strategy for boosting FAFSA completion rates by completing this Innovation Grant Submission form [Closed]. The deadline to submit your school’s strategy is April 30, 2021 5pm ET.
The following criteria will be used by a committee to determine the winner for most innovative FAFSA completion strategy.
|Innovative||Strategy is innovative — either trying something new that hasn’t been done before and/or doing something old in a new and more effective way.|
|Student and Family Centered||Strategy is designed empathetically with students and families at the center based on what students and families say they need.|
|Data Driven||Strategy uses available quantitative and qualitative data to set goals, drive decisions, plan, and implement services leading to results.|
|Collective Impact||Strategy actively includes community and/or statewide partners collaborating to shape the strategy and share information/resources to achieve a common goal.|
|Equity||Strategy ensures that every student and family has the support they need to be successful–and seeks out partners to provide this support when needed.|