The Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges (MACC) actively pursues grant opportunities and other alternative sources of funding to further enhance the ability of schools statewide to serve a diverse array of people. These grants help MACC create programs that are integral to student success at the community colleges by ensuring that course curriculums are designed to feed into the most in demand fields, as well as ensuring that students stay on pathways to success while still enrolled. Some of the best examples of such programs are: