Grants & Awards
Benedict College’s (S.C.) Community Development Center received $50,000 from the S.C. Partnership of the Fannie Mae Corp. The contribution, over two years, will support the agency’s efforts to increase their capacity to build more affordable housing in the Waverly community.
California State University AT Northridge received $300,000 from Countrywide Credit Industries for the creation of an endowed professorship in the university’s Department of Finance, Real Estate and Insurance.
The Harvard Graduate School of Education (Mass.) received $600,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to provide $14,000 stipends for qualified mid-career professionals who would like to transition to teaching careers. HGSE will partner with Boston Public Schools.
Stanford University’s John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities (Calif.) received a $5 million grant from the Atlantic Philanthropies to help support the center’s goal of bringing diverse parts of society together to address problems facing the nation’s youth.
Stillman College (Ala.) received $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help the college revitalize one of Tuscaloosa’s poorest neighborhoods.
The University of Colorado at BouldER received $8.4 million in grants from the National Science Foundation to put software that helps students read into Colorado school computers.
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