The SACAC Counselor Participation Fund (CPF) provides financial assistance to secondary counselors and college representatives who have limited financial resources to attend SACAC professional development opportunities.  Funding is available for the following professional development opportunities: SACAC Annual Conference, Summer Seminar, Sweet Tea Tour, and Dry Run.

Those wishing to apply for funding assistance please view the timeline listed below:

Application available early November 2021
Application deadline early February 2022
Notification to all applicants early March 2022
Reimbursement Paperwork Due 30 days after PD event

Preference will be given, but not limited to, those who serve traditionally underrepresented student populations. Factors affecting awards include the  socioeconomic diversity of the population the counselor serves.

Grant funds may be used for registration fees, lodging, transportation (mileage or airfare), ground transportation/parking, and meal allowance depending upon the needs of the recipient.

In order to be reimbursed, grant recipients must submit a Counselor Participation Fund Reimbursement Form (below) and copies of the receipts to the Counselor Participation Fund Co-Chairs ( within thirty days of the event.

Click Counselor Participation Fund Reimbursement Form to submit with copies of your receipts.

To donate to the Counselor Participation Fund, please click Donate Now!