CMC’s financial aid helps [illegal alien] Dreamers get through college faster

Article CAIRCO note: 
Colorado Mountain College (CMC) is a state college, primarily funded by U.S. lawful presence taxpayers. Perhaps their children would like and need that financial assistence.
Article author: 
Thomas Phippen
Article publisher: 
Post Independent
Article date: 
July 3, 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
Medium
Article Body: 

One year after launching a pilot program for Dreamers, Colorado Mountain College’s approach to help students who fall through the cracks of financial aid is gaining attention.

“We get calls every week on this concept, mostly just to figure out what we’re doing,” Matt Gianneschi, CMC’s chief operating officer, said. Some calls have even come from U.S. senators.

But, most importantly, the income-share agreement has proven effective in helping students ineligible for most financial aid because of their immigration status ...

Most people have to borrow to attend college full time....

The Colorado legislature this year made state financial aid available to undocumented students, which may change how the program helps ...


CAIRCO Research

  Colorado Mountain College Budget For the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
[snip] The main source of our funding continues to be property taxes, which for 2019-20 are budgeted at 70 percent of our revenues. General fund revenues in total are higher than last year by $5.2 million, due primarily to increases in property tax valuations and increased contributions from the state of Colorado....