Illinois Central College

CNA Career Pathways Grant Program

ICC has been awarded a grant in the amount of $204,060 from the Edwards Settlement Fund to train 100 individuals (25 per year, over four years) in our Certified Nurses Aid (CNA) Program.

Who is eligible for the CNA Career Pathway Program?
The program targets low-income, minority, and individuals residing in areas having high unemployment and poverty.

Why should I apply?
The grant will pay the total student program costs (tuition, books, fees, uniforms, exams, and supplies).

Our Goal
Our goal is to assist the target population in obtaining a stackable credential that will lead to a family sustaining wage career. This pathway may lead an individual from CNA to Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) or other healthcare profession.

For more information, please contact:
Amanda Nordstrom, CNA Career Pathways Grant Program Coordinator

(309) 690-6913

CNA Career Pathways Grant Program Application

Our program does not discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression. In order to track the effectiveness of our recruiting efforts and ensure we consider the needs of all our participants, please consider the following optional question:

After you submit this CNA Grant application, please apply to ICC.

I certify that the preceding information is correct to the best of my knowledge and that there is no intent to commit fraud. I understand that this information will be kept confidential and will not be released to the public. I have been advised that this information will be entered into a computerized information system and may be shared with other authorized agencies for the purpose of administering programs of these agencies. I understand that I have the right to inspect this information and initiate appropriate corrections through the agency to which I am providing this information.
Signature is required.