ERIC Number: ED214576
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Federal Funding to Two Year Colleges, Fiscal Year 81.
National Council for Resource Development, Washington, DC.
This report is designed to provide a comprehensive picture of funding by federal agencies to two-year colleges during fiscal year 1981. Tables provide information on the source of funding; specific programs funded; the amount of funds authorized; the amount appropriated; funds obtained by two-year colleges; total number of awards; total number of proposals submitted; number of awards to two-year colleges; and the number of proposals submitted by two-year colleges. This information is provided by agency and agency subdivision including the Departments of Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, and Labor, the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and University Year for Action. The report also includes a summary of Department of Education funding for vocational and adult education by state, program, and amount. The report concludes with a summary and analysis of the changing directions of funding, by agency and division, and includes the following observations: (1) significant reorganizations have moved many programs, especially within the Department of Education; (2) overall, funding for educational projects has been reduced; (3) levels and directions of funding in the future are extremely uncertain; and (4) there are still many programs where two-year colleges can compete effectively for funds. (HB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Endowment Funds, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Grants, National Surveys, Resource Allocation, Scholarship Funds, Two Year Colleges
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Resource Development, Washington, DC.