Pell Grant: Our Strategic Partners

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)-AACC is the national voice of community colleges. AACC represents over 1,200 community colleges both domestically and internationally (Webpage)

American Council on Education (ACE)-ACE represents the interests of more than 1,600 campus executives, as well as 200 leaders of higher education-related associations and organizations. (Webpage ) 

Association of American Universities (AAU)-AAU represents 59 of the most research-intensive universities in the United States (Webpage) 

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)-APLU represents 217 public research universities, land-grant institutions and state university systems. (Webpage)

National Association of Independent College and Universities (NAICU)-NAICU is the voice of over 1,000 independent colleges and universities nationwide. (Webpage).

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrations (NASFAA)- represents more than 18,000 student financial assistance professionals at nearly 2,800 institutions of higher education, serving over 16 million students. (Webpage)

The Committee for Education Funding (CEF)- coalition that was founded in 1969 with the goal of achieving adequate federal financial support for our nation’s educational system. (Webpage)

Student Aid Alliance-a coalition of 62 organizations united in support of federal student aid. (Webpage)

United States Student Association (USSA)- the country's oldest, largest, and most inclusive national student-led organization, develops current and future leaders and amplifies the student voice at the local, state, and national levels by mobilizing grassroots power to win concrete victories on student issues. (Webpage)

U.S. PIRG-U.S. PIRG is an advocate for the public interest. (Webpage)


 Other Alliances 

Education Trust-promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels—pre-kindergarten through college. Their goal is to close the gaps in opportunity and achievement that consign far too many young people—especially those from low-income families or who are black, Latino, or American Indian—to lives on the margins of the American mainstream. (Webpage)

National College Access Network-NCAN's mission is to build, strengthen, and empower communities committed to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education, can achieve their educational dreams. (Webpage)

Save Pell-Save Pell is a coalition of civil rights, social justice, education, and youth organizations dedicated to protecting college opportunity for low-income and working-class students. (Webpage)

The Project on Student Debt-The Project on Student Debt works to increase public understanding of student debt and the implications for our families, economy, and society. (Webpage)