Partners & Funders

Discover the invaluable partners who support RP’s work.

The following organizations are essential partners in the RP Group’s work. Together, we are working to build a community college culture that views planning, evidence-based decisionmaking, and institutional effectiveness as integral strategies for student success.

Foundation Support

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

California Wellness Foundation

The Gilbert Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation

San Francisco Foundation

Walter S. Johnson Foundation

William & Flora Hewlett Foundation


Current and Recent Clients

Acceleration in Context

Achieving the Dream

Aspen Institute

Bay Area Community College Consortium

Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office

California Community College EOPS Association

California Community Colleges Success Network (3CSN)

California Education Round Table Intersegmental Coordinating Committee

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

California Institute for Nursing and Health Care

California State University Chancellor’s Office

City College of San Francisco

College of the Desert

College of San Mateo

College of the Sequoias

Community College Facilities Coalition

Community College Research Center

Council of Chief Librarians

CSU-East Bay

Irvine Valley College

Jobs for the Future

LA Works

Miracosta College

Moreno Valley College

Mt San Antonio College

Mt. San Jacinto College

OMG Center for Collaborative Learning

Public/Private Ventures

Regents of the University of California

San Joaquin Delta College

San Jose State University

The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS)

University of California at Berkeley



Collaborative Partners

Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC)

Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)

Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA)

Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC)

California Partnership for Achieving Student Success (Cal-PASS Plus)

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO)

California Community Colleges Success Network (3CSN)

Community College League of California (CCLC)