CIE Grants

The Follett Family Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship has scholarships available for Northampton Community College students, faculty and staff for the academic year 2022/ 2023. Scholarship funds can be requested for new program development, class projects and activities, student club activities, community development projects and activities, and professional development. Priority will be given to applications focused on innovation, creativity, design thinking, and hands-on learning. Application can be submitted throughout the semester. Three awards will be given out that are $2,500 each. At the conclusion of the project, scholarship recipients will be required to submit a project completion report detailing the outcomes. All projects must be completed prior to May 31, 2023.

If you are interested to access this funding, please download the application, complete it and return it to

The IDEA Fund

The IDEA Fund is supported by the NCC Foundation to provide funding for innovative projects that move NCC beyond its current practices. Funds are available to faculty and staff – collaborations and cross-disciplinary/cross-divisional partnerships are encouraged.

Projects that will be supported by the fund involve Innovation, Data, Experimentation, and Action.

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