Florida College Access Network‘s mission is to create and strengthen a statewide network that catalyzes and supports communities to improve college & career preparation, access, and completion for all students. Our Big Goal is to increase the proportion of working-age adults in Florida who hold a high-quality postsecondary degree or credential to 60% by the year 2025. Based out of the University of South Florida, Florida C.A.N.! empowers communities to work constructively alongside our schools and builds partnerships with universities, colleges, schools, community organizations, businesses, parents, and students.
Big dreams and good grades aren’t enough to get into college. KnowHow2GO is a national public service campaign designed to inform young people about the actual steps they need to take to make their college dreams a reality. The campaign includes television, radio, print, outdoor, and interactive advertising. It is sponsored nationally by the American Council on Education, Lumina Foundation for Education and the Ad Council.
Lumina Foundation for Education is an Indianapolis-based, private foundation dedicated to expanding access and success in education beyond high school. Lumina Foundation bases its mission on the belief that postsecondary education remains one of the most beneficial investments that individuals can make in themselves and that society can make in its people.
Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education is the major coordinating body for all of the nation’s higher education institutions, representing more than 1,600 college and university presidents, and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and influence public policy through advocacy, research and program initiatives.
The Ad Council is a private, nonprofit organization, and is the nation’s leading producer of public service campaigns. The Ad Council brings together volunteer talent from the advertising and communications industries, the facilities of the media and the resources of the business and nonprofit communities to create awareness, foster understanding and motivate action on significant public issues in this country.