Note: This content was revised on Jan. 17, 2024.
|What is the amount of the grant from the PNC Foundation to the HACC Foundation?
|The PNC Foundation has awarded a $112,500 grant to the HACC Foundation.
|What is the purpose of the PNC Foundation grant?
In 2023, the grant was expanded to support diversity, inclusion and belonging in these additional HACC programs:
The grant will focus this three-year project on recruitment and training of 36 students from historically underrepresented groups.
|How will students benefit from this grant?
|Through this program, the HACC Foundation will award full-ride scholarships to qualifying students to cover all the tuition and educational costs associated with these programs.
|How will students be chosen to receive full-ride scholarships funded by the grant?
|Consulting with HACC’s Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging, the HACC Foundation and HACC’s Office of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development will create an inclusive process to recruit and encourage applications from eligible individuals in the greater Harrisburg area and elsewhere in the region
|How will the PNC grant funds be administered?
|The funds will be administered by the HACC Foundation.
|In addition to the PNC Foundation, what other community organizations have contributed to HACC’s mission to attract, enroll and retain students from historically underrepresented groups??
Many donors have contributed to the HACC Foundation in support of inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging. Please see the resources below for more information:
|Since the initiative is recruiting 36 students, is it limited to 12 full-ride scholarships per year?
|The HACC Foundation will award 12 full-ride scholarships in 2022, 2023 and 2024 for a total of 36 full-ride scholarships.
|Typically, how long does it take to complete the programs?
|Are these scholarships only for Black individuals?
The PNC Foundation grant was originally designated to provide full-ride scholarships for Black individuals.
In 2024, the grant was expanded to include individuals who belong to historically underrepresented groups. These groups may include but are not limited to:
|Is this scholarship for future students?
|Both current and future HACC students are eligible to receive the scholarship.