The California State University Community Partnership Initiative (CPI) supports community-based organizations (CBOs) that establish, extend and/or strengthen collaborative partnerships between California State University (CSU) campuses and the communities they serve. The CPI grant seeks to enhance and encourage CBOs' efforts in underrepresented communities that utilize collaborative relationships with CSU campuses to address critical needs in the following areas:
College Access, and
All applicants, projects and/or programs must be based in the state of California and benefit students grades 6-16 and/or families.
Eligible partnerships must expand the CSU campus’s capacity to reach and serve their local underserved communities.
The deadline for proposal submission is Monday, April 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Download the CSU Partnership Initiative Grant application, complete and return to