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STRATEGIC MEDIA PARTNERS

Washington Monthly Corporation

GRANT #9708
AMOUNT $600,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 08/15/2016 through 08/14/2018

To support independent, cutting-edge, policy-oriented journalism about issues vital to increasing educational attainment beyond high school.

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STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORTS

Money Magazine

GRANT #9796
AMOUNT $150,000
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 05/01/2016 through 09/30/2017

To assess student and family reactions to various measures of college affordability.

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MOBILIZE HIGHER EDUCATION

Institute for Higher Education Policy

GRANT #9855
AMOUNT $275,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 08/01/2016 through 01/15/2017

To develop a targeted strategy that will align and scale effective efforts to increase degree attainment through programs including Project Win-Win and Credit When It’s Due.

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MOBILIZE HIGHER EDUCATION

Excelencia in Education, Inc.

GRANT #9821
AMOUNT $750,000
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 08/01/2016 through 07/31/2018

To build the awareness and adoption of evidence-based practices to increase student attainment among Hispanic Serving Institutions.

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METRICS

Jobs for the Future, Inc.

GRANT #9841
AMOUNT $260,000
LOCATION Boston, MA
DATE RANGE 08/01/2016 through 05/01/2017

To conduct research on the connection between credentials and career pathways and build evidence for the quality of non-degree credentials.

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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

National Center for Higher Education Management Systems

GRANT #9825
AMOUNT $1,687,700
LOCATION Boulder, CO
DATE RANGE 08/08/2016 through 08/07/2018

To create and test an alternative form of accreditation/quality assurance.

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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

Hope Street Group

GRANT #9839
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 08/01/2016 through 07/31/2018

To develop a competency-based career pathways model to strengthen the healthcare workforce for entry and middle-level positions.

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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

GRANT #9818
AMOUNT $1,200,000
LOCATION Ann Arbor, MI
DATE RANGE 08/01/2016 through 07/31/2018

To expand national Connecting Credentials initiative to state and local-levels, finalize credentials framework, and implement five-point action agenda

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ADVANCE FEDERAL POLICY

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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MOBILIZE HIGHER EDUCATION

Howard University

GRANT #9731
AMOUNT $50,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 06/13/2016 through 11/30/2016

To participate in a targeted planning process that will enable four HBCUs to identify evidence-based practices, programs and policies that will support HBCUs to increase attainment and close achievement gaps.

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