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New America

GRANT #9706
AMOUNT $230,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 04/01/2016 through 12/31/2017

To use Lumina Foundation’s Affordability Benchmark to measure gaps in college affordability and rethink affordable student borrowing.

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National Center for Higher Education Management Systems

GRANT #9699
AMOUNT $75,000
LOCATION Boulder, CO
DATE RANGE 03/01/2016 through 05/31/2016

To create a model that assesses the impacts on affordability of different policy actions that could be taken at the state level, with the goal of understanding how each state might meet Lumina’s Affordability Benchmark.

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The Opportunity Institute

GRANT #9666
AMOUNT $124,900
LOCATION Berkeley, CA
DATE RANGE 12/01/2015 through 09/30/2016

To provide data and policy support to develop, promote and implement state policy to bridge California's degree and credential gap.

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Institute for College Access and Success

GRANT #9649
AMOUNT $400,000
LOCATION Oakland, CA
DATE RANGE 12/01/2015 through 11/30/2017

To build awareness about the financial obstacles to success for low income students in California and build support for change aligned with the affordability benchmark.

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State Higher Education Executive Officers

GRANT #9612
AMOUNT $150,300
LOCATION Boulder, CO
DATE RANGE 11/06/2015 through 10/31/2016

To develop a proof of concept and a design template document to implement adult promise programs in various states.

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Dēmos

GRANT #9608
AMOUNT $43,000
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 11/02/2015 through 04/30/2016

To test and model the assumptions in Lumina Foundation's affordability benchmark and suggest policy mechanisms by which to achieve it.

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American Institutes for Research

GRANT #9548
AMOUNT $625,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 10/05/2015 through 06/30/2018

To learn about the effectiveness of competency-based education programs, including which types of students benefit and how student outcomes compare with traditional academic instruction.

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Institute for Higher Education Policy

GRANT #9643
AMOUNT $4,500
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 10/23/2015 through 03/14/2016

To edit and make publicly available a study a completed by Dr. Lucie Lapovsky about reducing tuition prices.

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University of Washington

GRANT #9539
AMOUNT $327,300
LOCATION Seattle, WA
DATE RANGE 09/01/2015 through 12/31/2016

To expand the Interactive College Affordability Model prototype to allow for a national scope of coverage and to create an online accessible form.

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The Urban Institute

GRANT #9409
AMOUNT $450,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 04/01/2015 through 02/28/2017

To create an accessible and sustainable dashboard of metrics relating to college affordability

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