Grants & Awards

Grants & Awards

Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., received a federal grant of $382,267 to help boost the economic and educational development of the impoverished West Alabama Black community of Uniontown.

The Center for the Advancement of Health has received a $1.5 million, three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The money will be used to train a new generation of minority scientists in researching causes of health disparities and in developing solutions to those gaps.

Claflin College in Orangeburg, S.C., has received a $285,000 minority science and engineering improvement grant from the U.S. Department of Education. 

Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., has received $1 million from the Starr Foundation for the college’s endowment fund to sustain the quality of the academic health center’s library.
Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Va., was awarded a $1.6
million grant to enable minority colleges and universities to develop new systems to train workers for high-skilled jobs in areas where companies are facing labor shortages.

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has received $872,167 from the National Institutes of Health for a project called “Making Choices: A Social Development Program for Children”  as part of a national effort to reduce violence among children and
adolescence.

Virginia Union University in Richmond, Va., received $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of its efforts to partner with historically Black colleges and universities to stimulate the local community and economic development.



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