Inspiration Grants

Inspiration Grants are for faculty, staff or student groups to develop and implement high quality, innovative projects that advance learning and support college principles and/or the Gateway Technical College mission.

The Foundation will accept requests for 2023 Inspiration Grants in Fall 2023.

Inspiration Grant Awards 2019

The Foundation was pleased to award the following Inspiration Grant projects:

Podemos Parent University

Lidia Hernandez-Guizar, College Access Outreach Specialist, to help provide Hispanic parents with a learning opportunity in a variety of topics that are key to helping their child succeed in pursuing a college degree. The program would also support parents to understand differences in cultural views, how they can further their education and how Gateway can be a resource to them.

Gateway Library Chromebook/Wifi Kits Pilot Project Accelerated Learning

Lee Wagner, Kenosha Campus Librarian, to help purchase Chromebooks/hotspots to lend to Gateway students. A total of 10 were purchased.

Women in Manufacturing Day

Kidia Burns, CNC Instructor, to host the 2nd Annual Women in Manufacturing Day and attract and develop engaged students. This day provides hands-on experiences to show this underrepresented group in the CNC field and opportunities for a future career.