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 for conference grants early October
Application deadline for conference grants early November
Notification to all applicants for conference grants early December
Application available for Sweet Tea Tour, Summer Seminar, and Dry Run grants February 15, 2024
Application deadline for Sweet Tea Tour, Summer Seminar, and Dry Run grants March 18, 2024
Notification to all applicants end of March
Reimbursement paperwork & receipts due 30 days after PD event

Preference will be given to counselors working in public high schools and community-based organizations as well as those who serve traditionally underrepresented student populations.

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 ([email protected]) within thirty days of the event.

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