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News

Future Ready Collier Goal Groups Guide Collaborative Action

As a collective impact network, Future Ready Collier (FRC) consistently explores strategies to enhance its capacity and community involvement. FRC has historically worked through committees, made up of network members,…

Lunch & Learn: Barriers to Economic Mobility, with special introduction by Alex Breault and John Monda
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FRC Lunch & Learn: Barriers to Economic Mobility

FRC Lunch & Learn: Barriers to Economic Mobility January 19, 12-1:30pm, Virtual This event is part of our new FRC Lunch & Learn series to bring relevant, useful, free, and…

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College & Career

FAFSA and Financial Aid: Anything is Possible

For college students Dulce Segura and Nancy Zuniga, access to financial aid is nothing short of life-changing. Both grew up in Immokalee, Florida, and aspired to be the first in…

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Early Learning

Future Ready Collier and Collier County Early Learning

COVID hit schools and students hard. When classrooms closed, few could have guessed how long it would be before students would return. Even now, classrooms are back in session with…

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College & Career Resources

Free Help with FSA ID and FAFSA

To apply for most financial aid and scholarships, students need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student AID. More commonly called by its acronym, FAFSA is an online form…

2018 FAFSA Completion Event Collier COunty Public Schools | Future Ready Collier Naples, Florida
College & Career Events Resources

FAFSA Completion Events Announced for October 2021

Every year on October 1, FAFSA opens to high school seniors and anyone considering post-high school education during the following school year. This annual application is the key to receiving…

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News Resources

Future Ready Collier Case Study Released

A recent comprehensive case study explores Future Ready Collier’s history, goals and drivers, network, reasons for success, and long-term direction. As a collective impact network of more than 60 Collier…

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College & Career Resources

“Cash for College” Supports Collier County Class of 2020 and 2021 High School Graduates

Future Ready Collier Partners with Florida College Access Network around FAFSA Collier County high school graduates of the classes of 2020 and 2021 who completed a Free Application for Federal…

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College & Career Resources

Florida College Access Network Wants You to Get Cash for College

Florida College Access Network (FCAN), a state-level partner to Future Ready Collier, has launched its Cash for College initiative. The program encourages anyone thinking about post-high school education to finish…

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Early Learning Resources

Helping Kindergarteners Through COVID

Schools and students nationwide have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among obvious indicators, kindergarten enrollment is down across the country. Rural and urban areas, and crossing sociodemographic categories,…