The nonprofit helps colleges and universities lower energy use, operational costs, and greenhouse-gas emissions. Funding advances the development of a Blueprint for Education Sustainability and supports Second Nature’s participation in a working group advising the 2010 Department of Education Summit on Sustainability in Washington.
The nonprofit helps colleges and universities lower energy use, operational costs, and greenhouse-gas emissions. This grant is being used to launch a project to help 200 under-resourced higher-education institutions adopt environmental sustainability initiatives that promote energy savings, advance student learning, facilitate economic growth, and increase community impact.
The organization coordinates the delivery of critical benefits and support to families in need through its computerized “one-stop-shop” model, which facilitates access to a suite of services using a sophisticated screening and enrollment tool. The launch of a Single Stop model at Miami Dade College, supported by this two-year grant, makes public benefits, tax credits, and services more easily available to low-income and minority students.
The organization coordinates the delivery of critical benefits to low-income families through its computerized “one-stop-shop” model, which facilitates access to a suite of services using a sophisticated screening and enrollment tool. The launch of Single Stop at Miami Dade College, supported by this two-year grant, connects students with the public benefits, tax credits, and services for which they are eligible, and thereby reduces their financial barriers to degree completion.
The institute supports nonprofit resource mobilization and sustainability in South Africa and neighboring countries. Since 2005, Inyathelo has managed our $10.5 million Special Initiative in South Africa, which sought to build the private advancement capacity at five large teaching institutions. Funding is being used to conduct a formal evaluation of the initiative’s effectiveness and its lasting impact on Inyathelo, the initiative’s grantees, and other South African institutions.
The institute supports nonprofit resource-mobilization and sustainability in South Africa and neighboring countries. Inyathelo manages our five-year, $10.5 million South Africa Philanthropy Initiative, which is designed to build the private advancement capacity of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, University of Pretoria, University of the Witwatersrand, University of the Western Cape, and the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital Trust.
Since 2005, the institute has managed our $10.5 million South Africa Philanthropy Initiative, which focused on building private advancement capacity at five large teaching institutions. This three-year grant enables the institute to consolidate the gains made during the initiative and to continue its pioneering work to ensure advancement remains an important part of South African higher education.
The nonprofit organization, which dates to 1867, is the American South’s only African American-led public charity working regionally on education issues affecting low-income students. This grant advances efforts to strengthen the leadership of historically black colleges and universities and to improve their success in achieving and maintaining regional accreditation.
The four-year, liberal-arts women’s college is the nation’s premier institution educating women of color. Spelman is a leader in historically black colleges and universities and has the highest graduation rate among historically black colleges and universities. This challenge grant funds the LEED-rated renovation of Laura Spelman Rockefeller Hall, the home of the college’s community engagement programs.
The nation’s oldest graduate school of education is a national leader in advancing higher education reforms and policies. The Community College Research Center, housed at the college, explores major issues affecting community colleges and student success. This three-year grant funds the center’s research study at Macomb Community College in Michigan to examine institutional complexity and develop strategies to streamline and improve the student experience on campus.