Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Philander Smith College

Little Rock, Ark.
$600,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2013

Founded by the United Methodist Church in 1866 to educate freed slaves, the private, four-year liberal arts college has undergone a renaissance by focusing on social justice to build future generations of socially conscious leaders. This two-year grant supports phase two of the college’s Social Justice Initiative by creating a permanent Social Justice Institute to promote dynamic curriculum, programs and policies intended to develop future generations of socially conscious leaders.