Grants & Awards

Membership Development Grant

For 2021-2022, CCA offers Membership Development Grants up to $5,000 for Membership Specific Activities such as those listed in the form below.  Applications for this grant must be received prior to the event for which the chapter seeks reimbursement/funding.

Membership Development Grant proposals approved for 2020-2021 ($9,879.75):

Chaffey College FA – $1,102.71 for a Membership Drive (mail campaign)

College of the Canyons FA – $4,916.84 for Faculty Appreciation Boxes (COCFA branded webcam cover, mousepad, coaster, phone holder, microfiber cleaning cloth, pens, eco journal)

Mendocino Part Time FA – $3,235.20 for a Membership Appreciation Zoom Game Night

Rio Hondo College FA – $625 for a General Membership and Faculty Appreciation event

2019-2020 approved proposals ($11,533):

Chaffey College FA – $605 for PT recruitment mailing

College of the Desert FA – $1400 for a Flex-week member recruitment event

College of the Sequoias FA – $3528 for three events relating to member recruitment and development

Long Beach FT and CHI – $2000 each to the full-time and part-time units for membership recruitment, including hall walking

Mt. SAC FA – $2000 for a welcome event and information session for new full-time hires

Sierra College FA – $2000 apiece for Fall and Spring post-Janus member education and recruitment events


Innovative Grant Proposal Instructions

For 2020-2021, CCA offers Innovative Grants up to $5,000 for projects that support local chapter operations.  Applications for CCA Innovative Grants
must be submitted prior to the events for which the chapter seeks reimbursement.

Innovative Grant Proposal Instructions


CTA Institute for Teaching Grant

Information on CTA’s Institute for Teaching Grants


Faculty Equity and Diversity Awards

CCA is proud to have initiated its Faculty Equity and Diversity Awards for outstanding service on behalf of community college faculty.

The LGBTQ+ Award, in honor of David Sanchez, CTA’s first openly gay president, recognizes faculty who have supported, promoted and educated our community college family regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues.

The Ethnic Minority Award, in honor of Mary Ann Pacheco, a Hispanic professor at Rio Hondo College, is given to faculty who promote equal access and treatment for minorities on campus.

The Part-time Faculty Award in honor of David Milroy, another longtime faculty activist, is awarded to faculty who have worked to improve working conditions for part-time faculty.

Award winners are honored during CCA’s annual Spring Conference. Nominations may be by self-nomination, chapter nomination, or any member may nominate another member. The nominee must agree to be nominated.  The nomination form is available HERE.