Lumina Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Grants

Indianapolis—Lumina Foundation awarded 17 grants totaling nearly $4 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Lumina’s 2012 grant making reflects the Foundation’s commitment to three primary areas: Preparation—Students are prepared academically, financially and socially for success in education beyond high More »

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Lumina Foundation Announces Third-Quarter Grants for 2012

Lumina Foundation awarded 15 grants totaling nearly $5.3 million in the third quarter of 2012. More »

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Foundations Help 12 State Partnerships Expand Associate Degree Completion for Students Transferring from Community Colleges to Universities

Five foundations are contributing a total of $6.4 million to support Lumina’s Credit when it’s due program. Kresge Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Helios Education Foundation, and USA Funds have joined Lumina to help community college transfer students complete their associate degrees. Read more »

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Lumina’s Latino Student Success Effort: America’s Economic Future Increasingly Depends on Graduating More Latinos from College

Latino student success projects are underway in 13 communities. Lumina Foundation is committing $11.5 million in a parnership with Excelencia in Education and Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) to increase the educational attainment for more than 200,000 students over the next years. More »

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Lumina Foundation Announces Second-Quarter Grants for 2012

Lumina Foundation awarded grants totaling nearly $10 million in the second quarter of 2012. More »

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NCAN and Lumina to Host Workshop on Innovation at the 2012 Conference

In an effort to facilitate the creation of the next generation of student supports for college access and success, Lumina Foundation has partnered with the National College Access Network (NCAN) to sponsor an Innovation Primer Workshop as part of the More »

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College Graduates Lead National Job Growth Recovery, New Georgetown Study Finds

The job recovery that began in early 2010 has added 3.4 million jobs so far. Virtually all of those jobs required some form of postsecondary education. New data from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce confirms the best protection in an economic storm is a high-quality college degree, certificate or other credential. More »

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