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STUDENT SUCCESS

Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

GRANT #10096
AMOUNT $163,900
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 06/01/2017 through 05/31/2018

To study the concept of institutional guarantees of student success.

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COMPETENCY-BASED LEARNING

Opportunity@Work

GRANT #10137
AMOUNT $1,200,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 05/01/2017 through 07/31/2019

To expand TechHire network to enable more Americans to achieve economic opportunity and upward mobility in the workplace through competency-based career-skills pathways in IT.

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State Higher Education Executive Officers

GRANT #10074
AMOUNT $750,000
LOCATION Boulder, CO
DATE RANGE 04/01/2017 through 12/31/2019

To provide technical assistance to the implementation of programs in the Adult Promise Initiative in various states.

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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

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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MOBILIZE EMPLOYERS AND COMMUNITIES

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

GRANT #10040
AMOUNT $1,800,100
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 12/15/2016 through 12/31/2020

To support Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in their role as fiscal intermediary to Talent Hub communities and to provide technical assistance funding to states.

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Independent Sector

GRANT #10027
AMOUNT $100,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/20/2016 through 11/01/2017

To support general operations

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ADVANCE FEDERAL POLICY

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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Council on Foundations

GRANT #10028
AMOUNT $150,000
LOCATION Arlington, VA
DATE RANGE 12/20/2016 through 11/01/2017

To support general operations.

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STUDENT SUCCESS

Howard University

GRANT #9938
AMOUNT $666,700
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 12/15/2016 through 11/29/2019

To assist Howard University in implementing promising institutional policies and practices in order to 1) increase attainment for all students and 2) reduce attainment gaps.

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ADVANCE FEDERAL POLICY

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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