The California College Promise Project (CCPP), a partnership between WestEd, PennAHEAD, and the College Promise Campaign, provides professional development, technical assistance, research, and evaluation to support College Promise programs. The CCPP also shares College Promise knowledge, strategies, and research findings to audiences in California and across the nation.

Mapping College Promise in California: 69 Programs and Counting

Legend:           Launched in 2017 or earlier            New in 2018
California College Promise programs are considered active if they:

  • include students based on residency or school attendance
  • offer direct financial support for students
  • serve all students who meet the program’s eligibility criteria

Featured Project

Promises That Count: College Promise in Los Angeles County

Ongoing, from Spring 2018

The California College Promise Project at WestEd, with funding from the California Community Foundation and in partnership with Unite-LA and the Campaign for College Opportunity, launched the Promises That Count Initiative in Spring 2018. The three-year initiative focuses on developing, implementing, and strengthening academic support and student services in College Promise programs throughout Los Angeles County. Read about the initiative and similar WestEd College Promise work in Forbes.

Featured Event

Promises That Count Community of Practice Kickoff

April 20, 2018

The California College Promise Project is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Promises That Count Community of Practice officially kicked off at our first meeting on April 20th in L.A. Read more about the Promises That Count Initiative and the seven College Promise programs participating in this 15-month community of practice.

Featured Resource

Promises That Count: College Promise in Los Angeles County

Fall 2017

The Promises That Count Report (PDF) includes a summary of the key features of College Promise programs in Los Angeles County.