campus partner(s)

East Side House Settlement






College-Community Connections: Community-Based Organizations

award date


project director

Daniel Diaz

East Side House Settlement

Grant Summary

$75,000 over 36 months to support the College Placement and Retention Program at Mott Haven Community High School (MHCHS). MHCHS is a New York City Department of Education transfer school, designed to serve the unique needs of over-age (16-21), under-credited students at risk of dropping out. College Placement and Retention staff are responsible for: educating MHCHS students about college options; helping prepare students who wish to attend college with applications, financial aid, and enrollment; and supporting persistence through the first year of college.