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United Way Bay Area's Guide to Replicating SparkPoint

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United Way Bay Area’s Guide to Replicating SparkPoint for Student Success at Postsecondary Institutions

The Planning Process

The Planning section is designed as a facilitator’s guide for college staff, faculty and/or administrators that provides practical guidance and tools for decision-making and executing on strategies to launch a center. Click each step of the planning process below to learn more, or, go to the bottom of the page to read the whole planning section in the pdf.

The Racial Equity Tool

Use the Racial Equity Tool to prioritize racial equity during the planning process.

Find out more here (PDF) →



Goal for this section:

  • Define the vision for your SparkPoint center on campus

Budget and Sustainability

Goals for this section:

  • Create a budget for your SparkPoint center
  • Develop a process for creating a sustainability plan

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