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Grants by Strategy: Advance Federal Policy, Page 2

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Talent Now

GRANT #10038
AMOUNT $3,000,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/16/2016 through 12/31/2018

To support the creation of a 501(c)(3) public charity organized to educate policymakers and the public about the importance of increased postsecondary attainment and an improved postsecondary system.

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ACT, Inc.

GRANT #10034
AMOUNT $130,000
LOCATION Iowa City, IA
DATE RANGE 12/12/2016 through 12/15/2017

To evaluate the efficacy of a recent US Department of Education experimental site study making low-income high school students in dual enrollment programs eligible for federal Pell grants.

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The Urban Institute

GRANT #10036
AMOUNT $50,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/15/2016 through 06/14/2017

To provide the new administration and Congressional membership with information and research regarding federal higher education policy issues.

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National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

GRANT #10032
AMOUNT $214,800
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/19/2016 through 12/31/2018

To support students displaced by sudden institutional closure following federal quality assurance action.

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Center for Law and Social Policy

GRANT #9990
AMOUNT $400,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/01/2016 through 05/31/2018

To support CLASP’s Postsecondary and Economic Success team to perform research and hold briefings with federal agencies on financial supports for low-income, non-traditional postsecondary students.

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Excelencia in Education, Inc.

GRANT #10018
AMOUNT $110,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/15/2016 through 12/15/2017

To sponsor a series of convenings to discuss what it means to effectively serve Latino students through institutional and federal policy.

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State Higher Education Executive Officers

GRANT #9948
AMOUNT $40,300
LOCATION Boulder, CO
DATE RANGE 11/01/2016 through 03/31/2017

To examine the intersection of a federal/state partnership in higher education with free college proposals and Lumina’s Affordability Benchmark.

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University Professional and Continuing Education Association

GRANT #9765
AMOUNT $140,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 06/30/2016 through 03/31/2017

To establish a consortium of organizations to advocate on issues affecting adult learners in federal policy.

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Young Invincibles

GRANT #9803
AMOUNT $228,500
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 06/01/2016 through 01/31/2017

To support a national, non-partisan discussion of higher education issues during the 2016 presidential election season and to create a student-led equity agenda around federal higher education policy.

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Center for American Progress

GRANT #9792
AMOUNT $200,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 05/02/2016 through 11/30/2016

To produce a series of policy prototypes about risk-sharing in higher education.

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