Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans


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Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education. Historically Black Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina received a $358,000 grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation to launch a two-year workforce training program. The program will teach employment skills, but also helps steer young people ages 18-24 toward a possible college education. The program, named “Project Gap,” will work to fill the gap in the workforce throughout the Northeastern North Carolina region....