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Goodwill Education Initiatives

GRANT #10405
AMOUNT $200,000
LOCATION Indianapolis, Ind.
DATE RANGE 12/01/2017 through 11/30/2018

To support Goodwill Industries' Excel Center to connect industry-recognized certifications provided through the program to continued postsecondary learning opportunities for adult students.

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edX, Inc.

GRANT #10384
AMOUNT $700,000
LOCATION Cambridge, Mass.
DATE RANGE 12/04/2017 through 12/06/2019

To launch MicroBachelors programs to address cost, time, and relevancy challenges of undergraduate college education.

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

GRANT #10289
AMOUNT $400,000
LOCATION Decatur, GA
DATE RANGE 12/04/2017 through 12/31/2018

To recognize nontraditional educational experiences as building blocks toward traditional postsecondary degrees and other credentials.

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Business Roundtable

GRANT #10156
AMOUNT $800,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 06/19/2017 through 06/18/2019

To support initiatives of the National Network of Business and Industry Associations that connect education and training to work and skill needs.

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Credential Engine

GRANT #10071
AMOUNT $3,400,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 03/15/2017 through 03/14/2020

To support the further development and expansion of the nonprofit Credential Engine.

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Higher Learning Commission

GRANT #9819
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Chicago, IL
DATE RANGE 09/01/2016 through 08/31/2019

To support the implementation of new, innovative accreditation processes for the evolving credentialing ecosystem that will increase quality and completion.

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National Institute for Learning Outcomes and Assessment

GRANT #9826
AMOUNT $1,300,000
LOCATION Champaign, IL
DATE RANGE 08/01/2016 through 07/31/2020

To facilitate partnerships and develop additional resources that advance the use of the DQP within the emerging learning system.

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WASC Senior College and University Commission

GRANT #9720
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Alameda, CA
DATE RANGE 09/15/2016 through 08/30/2019

To further institution capacity in WSCUC region to meet accreditation standards specific to student learning and success.

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edX, Inc.

GRANT #9860
AMOUNT $900,000
LOCATION Cambridge, MA
DATE RANGE 08/23/2016 through 08/01/2018

To create 30 competency-based, low-cost, open-admissions MicroMasters certificate programs.

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Association of American Colleges and Universities

GRANT #9859
AMOUNT $150,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 09/01/2016 through 02/28/2017

To support the business model plan for the creation of The VALUE Institute.

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