Partnerships & Grants

Recent Grants

Dec

15

2017

Baker Administration and STEM Advisory Council Supports Career Development Experiences for BHCC Students

The Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) is one of a four Massachusetts Workforce Boards to receive a competitive grant from Governor Charlie Baker and the STEM Advisory Council to increase paid internship opportunities for high school students interested in the STEM fields.

Dec

15

2017

BHCC Receives $100K Grant to Develop Center for Cultural Wealth and Equity

On Monday, December 11, 2017, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $1.2 million in Performance Incentive Fund (PIF) grants to sixteen Massachusetts public colleges and universities to make college more affordable and accessible through enhanced digital learning opportunities.

Oct

13

2017

BHCC Among Recipients of Workforce Skills Capital Grants

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $9.5 million in Workforce Skills Capital Grants to 32 vocational schools, community colleges and traditional public high schools at an event at Nashoba Valley Regional High School. Bunker Hill Community College received $247,566 in grant funding to enhance its General Sonography and Cardiac Sonography Associate Degree programs.

Sep

26

2017

Lumina Foundation Supports Academic Pathways at BHCC

Lumina Foundation, an independent, private foundation committed to making education beyond high school available to all, announced Boston as one of 17 communities across the country designated as a Talent Hub.

Jun

26

2017

Bunker Hill Community College Awarded $100,000 for C-Town Business Pathways Program

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) received a $100,000 grant from Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program in support of the C-Town Business Pathways program.

Jun

21

2017

Bunker Hill Community College Foundation Awarded Grant for One Solid Meal Program

Bunker Hill Community College Foundation received a $14,000 Economic Mobility Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to expand the number of participants in its One Solid Meal (OSM) Program.

Mar

7

2017

BHCC Among Recipients of $11.8 Million in Workforce Skills Capital Grants for a new Engineering Lab

Governor Charlie Baker and other government officials and guests gathered at Greater Lowell Technical High School Friday afternoon to receive the details of the grant.

Jan

11

2017

Bunker Hill Community College hosts Governor Baker's New Skills for Youth Grant Announcement

Esteemed government officials and guests gathered at BHCC today for an important grant announcement from Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.

Dec

13

2016

BCNC and BHCC Receive funding from ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund

ArtPlace America announced that the One Chinatown project, a collaboration between Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) and Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC), will receive funding through its National Creative Placemaking Fund in 2016. Twenty-nine projects were chosen, from almost 1400 applications, to receive $11 million in funding.

Sep

29

2016

U.S. Department of Education Awards $1.7M AANAPISI Grant to Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has received a $1.7 million grant from the United States Department of Education’s Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) program, created to expand the capacity of educational institutions to serve these populations as well as low-income individuals. The funds, to be awarded over five years, will impact the College’s large and growing population of Asian American and low-income English language learners.

Sep

2

2016

Bunker Hill Community College Awarded $30K Grant for Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has received a $30,960 continuation grant from the Massachusetts Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Initiative (MAICEI). BHCC was one of only 12 Massachusetts institutions of public higher education to receive an award.

Aug

18

2016

Bunker Hill Community College Awarded $1.2M Trio Talent Search Grant by U.S. Department of Education

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has received a $1.2 million federal TRiO Talent Search Grant from the United States Department of Education. The funds, to be awarded over five years, will support the College’s TRiO Program, which provides college access services to prospective low-income, first-generation college students from Chelsea Public Schools as well as to local youths who have left high school and wish to return to school. Since 2011, the TRiO Chelsea Program has provided academic advising, career exploration, financial literacy, college visits and college and financial aid application support to more than 1,000 Chelsea youths from grades 7-12.

Aug

12

2016

Bunker Hill Community College Announces New College Access Initiative

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has announced participation in the Open Education Resource Degree Initiative (OER), sponsored by national community college reform network Achieving the Dream (ATD). The College has been awarded a $100,000 grant to support the OER initiative, which aims to remove financial roadblocks that can derail student progress toward degree completion.

Jul

26

2016

Bunker Hill Community College Awarded $1.2M Grant for Nursing Scholarships

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has received a $1.2 million grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The funds, to be awarded over four years, will provide scholarships for full-time Registered Nursing students from economically or academically disadvantaged backgrounds. Of the 78 grants awarded, BHCC is the only community college and the only institution in Massachusetts to receive a grant.

Jun

9

2016

Bunker Hill Community College Offers Free Career Training

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) announced today the TRAIN program, sponsored by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, which will provide free career training to 36 long-term unemployed Massachusetts residents.

Dec

3

2015

Bunker Hill Community College Earns Grant to Expand Higher Education Access for Latinos

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has received a $200,000 Vision Project Performance Incentive Fund grant from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education for a project designed to help greater numbers of underserved Latino students attend college and complete their degrees. Latinos comprise 23 percent of the BHCC student population.

Oct

31

2014

Bunker Hill Community College Lands $150,000 Grant to Train Food Industry Workers

The Bunker Hill Community College Workforce Development Center has received a $150,000 grant from the Commonwealth Corporation’s Regional Training Capacity Pilot Program. The College will use the funds to implement the Pathway to Success in the Food Industry program, a sequence of workplace English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes contextualized for the food industry. The classes will consist of multiple levels of ESOL instruction offered to non-native English-speaking employees working with partner employers in the nearby communities of Chelsea, Everett, Lynn, Malden and Revere.

Sep

30

2014

BHCC, One Recipient of $20M U.S. Department of Labor Grant Awarded to Massachusetts Community Colleges Consortia

A consortia proposal submitted collectively by the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts led by Massasoit Community College has been selected by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) for the fourth and final round of federal funding from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCT). The community colleges are advancing a comprehensive approach to addressing the training and educational needs of workers and employers statewide with a focus on articulated pathways to careers in high-growth STEM sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math; as well as advanced manufacturing and healthcare). The $20 million grant is the highest funded of the 66 awarded in the country by U.S. DOL. The project, entitled Guided Pathways to Success in STEM (GPSTEM), will use the national Complete College America Guided Pathways to Success model to assist eligible students in obtaining degrees and certificates in STEM fields. The model focuses on reducing the time to completion of certificates and degree programs, resulting in more students entering employment in the Commonwealth and/or transferring into baccalaureate programs to add to their credentials.

Jul

1

2014

Bunker Hill Community College Foundation Wins Grant for Laboratory Equipment

Bunker Hill Community College Foundation received a $10,000 Workforce Development and Education Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation on June 24, 2014. The College will use the funds to upgrade equipment in the Allied Health Programs’ classrooms and laboratories located at the College’s Chelsea Campus.

Jun

16

2014

Bunker Hill Community College Wins NEH Grant

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) has received a Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The College will receive $120,000 to conduct a three-year project in Asian American studies in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Asian American Studies Program. “The project will provide a template for partnering with community organizations and institutions to produce robust humanities scholarship that is grounded in the Boston area’s rich local history, culture and communities,” said Pam Y. Eddinger, President of Bunker Hill Community College.

Nov

19

2013

BHCC Earns U.S. Department of Labor Grant to Build Workforce

Bunker Hill Community College is among seven Northeast community colleges and two national organizations that will share a $23.5 million federal grant aimed at enhancing their communities’ resilience by developing a workforce with skills in critical areas.

Oct

11

2013

Bunker Hill Community College Earns Prestigious $2 Million Federal Grant

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is one of just 39 colleges and universities across the country to receive a U.S. Department of Education Title III grant under the Strengthening Institutions Program. The $2,232,943 grant over five years will enhance a major initiative at the College that employs both technology and personal attention to promote student success in educational, career and life goals. Just one other institution of higher education in Massachusetts was among the recipients.

Apr

10

2013

BHCC Receives $200,000 to Expand Biotechnology Program

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has awarded $200,000 to Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) to strengthen the College’s biotechnology program by expanding its laboratory capabilities and enriching its curriculum. The award, announced by Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center at Children’s Hospital on April 8, is part of more than $9.35 million in grants awarded to Greater Boston hospitals, medical schools and colleges to plan, renovate and equip life sciences laboratories.

Nov

15

2012

One of Four Colleges Awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst Grant

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) was selected as one of four community colleges in the nation to participate in the new Catalyst Fund grant program and will receive a $215,000 grant.

Oct

3

2012

Bunker Hill Community College Wins Million-Dollar Grant for Nurse Scholarships

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) a four-year, $1,050,000 grant to support the education of nursing students.

Jun

5

2012

Bunker Hill Community College Awarded Grant for STEM Scholarships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) a three-year grant of $536,456 under a program titled “Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM).” BHCC will use the funds to start a student scholars program, “Rewarding Excellence For Leaders in Engineering, Computer Science, and Information Technology” (REFLECT).

Oct

11

2011

College Receives $2.2 Million U.S. Department of Labor Grant for IT Career Training

Bunker Hill Community College will receive $2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop new jobs skills in IT (Information Technology) for displaced workers, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced today. The total grant – almost $20 million – was awarded to the National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC), which will be housed at Collin College in Texas. All of the members of this national consortium, which includes Bunker Hill Community College and six other community colleges, have National Science Foundation affiliations.

Sep

23

2011

Bunker Hill Community College Wins $1,150,000 Grant to Prepare Students for College

Bunker Hill Community College received a five-year grant of $230,000 per year through the U.S. Department of Education Talent Search program, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced today. The Talent Search grant is designed to prepare high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds for entry and success in college. With BHCC as the lead institution, the project's other partners include the Chelsea Public Schools, Families United in Educational Leadership (FUEL), and Choice Thru Education.

Sep

15

2011

Bunker Hill Community College Wins Major State Grant to Accelerate Student Success

Bunker Hill Community College has received a grant of $200,802 from a Commonwealth of Massachusetts program designed to reward campus efforts to improve educational outcomes and to spur further innovation, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced today. The College placed among the top three recipients in a competitive process involving the state’s 29 colleges and universities. Grants ranging from $53,800 to $233,417 went to 18 successful applicants. An external review panel evaluated proposals and made recommendations for funding.

Oct

14

2010

Bunker Hill Community College Wins National Science Foundation Grant

Bunker Hill Community College has received National Science Foundation funding to provide international experience for computer information technology students. With the grant, up to eight BHCC students planning to continue their technology degrees at the University of Massachusetts Boston will study next summer at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland. At the end of the summer, the students will return to attend UMass Boston as juniors in computer science or information technology.

Aug

23

2010

Bunker Hill Community College Receives Major Grant to Help Low-Income Students

Bunker Hill Community College will receive a $276,608 federal TRIO grant to help low-income students, first-generation college students and people with disabilities attend college, BHCC President Mary L. Fifield announced this week. With the support of U.S. Senator John F. Kerry, Jr., twenty Massachusetts colleges received $6 million in federal TRIO funding.

Aug

2

2010

BHCC Receives Somerville Housing Authority Grant

Bunker Hill Community College received a $23,000 grant from the Somerville Housing Authority to support an innovative educational model targeting residents of Somerville’s Mystic housing project who are currently attending BHCC. The project, funded by the Somerville Housing Authority, and known as SomerPromise will begin in the Fall 2010 semester.

Secondary Schools Partnerships

  • The Dual Enrollment Program
    The Dual Enrollment Program at BHCC enables high school students from Boston area schools to earn high school and college credits simultaneously while gaining familiarity with the college experience.

  • Students Taking Action for Nursing Diversity (STAND)
    Students Taking Action for Nursing Diversity provides high school students who have expressed an interest in the nursing field with an opportunity to pursue a nursing degree at Bunker Hill Community College.

  • Massachusetts Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)
    Massachusetts DECA, is a co-curricular career technical high school student organization that operates in over 60 comprehensive and technical high schools in Massachusetts.