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Grants & Gifts

The AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND has received a $50,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation for student scholarship through the AICF’s Tribal College Program. The monies will benefit tribal college students studying math, science, technology and business.

The CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY has received an eight-year, $24 MILLION grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to

establish the W. M. Keck Institute for Space


CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA has received a three-year, $499,993 grant from the National Science Foundation

to explore why there is a shortage of minorities in the STEMfields.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE, has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Augustine Foundation to support

the conservation of musical scores in the Oviatt Library’s International Guitar Research Archive.

DUKE UNIVERSITY (N.C.) has received $20 MILLION in endowment funds from trustee Bruce Karsh and his wife, Martha, to support international undergraduate students. It is the largest gift received specifically for the needs of international undergraduate students at Duke.

The NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION has received a $1.1 MILLION grant from the Tom Joyner Foundation to better prepare more minority teachers to teach at underserved urban and rural schools.

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY (N.J.) has received a $100,000 donation from Verizon Wireless for the university’s Center on Violence Against Women and Children. The funds will create the HopeLine Scholarship which will support graduate students who are studying violence against women and children.

A TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY sports lab has received a $100,000 grant from the National Collegiate Athletic Association to identify colleges and universities that develop outstanding diversity practices in their athletic departments.

The UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA has received a $10 MILLION donation from Dr. David Cofrin and his wife, Mary Ann, to build an

Asian art wing in the HarnMuseumof Art.

The UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS (MINN.) has received an anonymous gift of $50 MILLION. University officials say it is one of the school’s three largest gifts ever received.

The YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA AT YALE UNIVERSITY (CONN.) has received a $3.2 MILLION gift from the Jerome L. Greene Foundation

Inc. It is the single largest gift for scholarships evermade to the school of drama.

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