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Pell Grants

Each year, the Pell Grant program enables more than three million community college students with financial need to pay for tuition, books, transportation, and living expenses.

Senate Pell Approps Letter for FY 2017

Thank you for your advocacy. We encourage you to personalize your email with information about your college.

Other Advocacy Resources

This section contains legislative fact sheets and summaries, ACCT's position letters to Congress and the Administration, a directory of members of the Congressional Community College Caucuses, and more.


Letters to Congress & the Administration

ACCT expresses the organization’s view on pending legislation and regulations and the potential effects on community colleges.

2019 Community College National Legislative Summit

The 2019 Community College National Legislative Summit kicked off Monday with discussions focused on the complexity of the policy landscape faced by institutions--and reminders that policy alone wo

New Report Finds Success Increases with More Financial Aid for Lowest-Income California Community College Students

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) in partnership with The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) and in collaboration with the California Community Colleges Chancello

The 2017 Community College National Legislative Summit Begins With Calls for Continued Advocacy

The 2017 Community College National Legislative Summit kicked off with calls for continued advocacy as a new administration arrives in Washington.

“This is a time for optimism, a time to think about what is possible, and a time to do the work we’re capable of doing,” ACCT President & CEO J. Noah Brown told attendees during Tuesday’s keynote luncheon.