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CEANCI receives Grant from Community Foundation

CEANCI is proud to announce that is has received a $91,050 grant for 21st Century Workforce Development. The grant was awarded from the Howard D. Colman Memorial Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.

This CFNIL grant will provide financial support to a region-wide implementation of curriculum and student acquisition of industry-recognized credentials. Receiving the grant will impact more than 4,000 high school students enrolled in graphic design, early childhood, business, automotive technology, engineering, manufacturing, and hospitality courses. Serving the nine school districts of Rockford, Belvidere, Harlem, Hononegah, Byron, Meridian, North Boone, Winnebago and South Beloit makes the overall impact of CEANCI a key player in addressing the issues of a skills gap in the Northern Illinois workforce.

CEANCI System Director, Margie Hartfiel shares, “I’m excited to share with our business partners that we are listening and responding.

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