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ADVANCE FEDERAL POLICY

The Education Trust, Inc.

GRANT #9613
AMOUNT $30,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 11/01/2015 through 04/30/2016

To provide information about the federal-state partnership in higher education and explore what the next paradigm of this relationship might look like.

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Institute for Higher Education Policy

GRANT #9602
AMOUNT $155,200
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 11/03/2015 through 11/11/2016

To inventory and summarize the various data elements and sources in use within the Foundation.

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STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORTS

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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National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago

GRANT #9580
AMOUNT $865,100
LOCATION Chicago, IL
DATE RANGE 10/20/2015 through 05/06/2016

To create, deploy, analyze, and report on a nationally representative survey that will provide data on the percentage of Americans who hold a high-quality credential.

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National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

GRANT #9601
AMOUNT $758,700
LOCATION Herndon, VA
DATE RANGE 11/16/2015 through 11/30/2016

To add student race and ethnicity categories to the NSC Research Center’s annually published reports on postsecondary attainment (Completions, Persistence and Retention).

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Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

GRANT #9555
AMOUNT $30,000
LOCATION New York, NY
DATE RANGE 10/26/2015 through 10/31/2016

To support sector-wide discussions of and working groups on ways foundations can align resources to implement strategies (Theory of Foundation initiative).

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MOBILIZE EMPLOYERS AND COMMUNITIES

UNITE-LA

GRANT #9538
AMOUNT $200,000
LOCATION Los Angeles, CA
DATE RANGE 11/01/2015 through 12/31/2016

To support the development of models, tools and engagement strategies for regional chambers to promote employer policies and practices for attainment, particularly for small and mid-sized businesses, and to support heightened outreach to national employer HR organizations and influencers.

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Civic Enterprises

GRANT #9585
AMOUNT $100,000
LOCATION Washington, DC
DATE RANGE 10/06/2015 through 09/30/2016

To produce a report on the driving variables between high school graduation and postsecondary persistence and completion, particularly for low-income students and students of color.

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