Delgado Awarded Capital One Foundation $425K Multi-Year Grant

NEW ORLEANS – Delgado Community College has been awarded $125,000 from the Capital One Foundation. The purpose of this funding is to explore opportunities of bridging non-credit to credit programing. This $125,000 award will be a yearly installment for up to three years for this initiative totaling $375,000, plus $50,000 the college received last year for a total of a $425,000 investment in Delgado from Capital One Foundation.

         “We are very excited to have been selected, and this award builds on a relationship with Capital One Foundation that we have been cultivating for some time,” said Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib, Delgado Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development and Technical Education.

         Chancellor Joan Davis said, “We are proud of our growing partnership with Capital One. This award from the Capital One Foundation demonstrates their confidence in the innovation in workforce development and education provided by Delgado Community College.”

         Delgado is a part of the Capital One Foundation’s Community College Workforce Development (CCWD) cohort, which is currently in the second phase of funding to focus on the implementation of a multi-year grant program.

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