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TALENT HUBS

Virginia Commonwealth University Foundation

GRANT #10245
AMOUNT $350,000
LOCATION Richmond, Va.
DATE RANGE 09/01/2017 through 12/31/2020

To support Richmond, Virginia as a designated Talent Hub.

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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

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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ADVANCE STATE POLICY

National Conference of State Legislatures

GRANT #10399
AMOUNT $347,200
LOCATION Denver, CO
DATE RANGE 11/01/2017 through 05/31/2019

To educate and assist state legislators in using finance to reach attainment and equity gap closing goals.

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TRANSPARENT CREDENTIALS

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

GRANT #10401
AMOUNT $2,291,400
LOCATION Herndon, Va.
DATE RANGE 11/01/2017 through 12/31/2019

To support the next phase of the Workforce Credentialing Project.

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COMPETENCY-BASED LEARNING

American Council on Education

GRANT #10334
AMOUNT $1,564,400
LOCATION Washington, D.C.
DATE RANGE 11/01/2017 through 10/31/2019

To enable ACE to transform their CREDIT transcripts for work-based and military learning to use competencies and create digital learner records.

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TALENT, INNOVATION, AND EQUITY

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

GRANT #10280
AMOUNT $500,000
LOCATION Nashville, Tenn.
DATE RANGE 11/01/2017 through 10/31/2019

To support Tennessee as a Talent, Innovation, and Equity state.

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TALENT HUBS

StrivePartnership, LLC

GRANT #10260
AMOUNT $350,000
LOCATION Cincinnati, Ohio
DATE RANGE 09/01/2017 through 12/31/2020

To support Cincinnati, Ohio as a designated Talent Hub.

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QUALITY ASSURANCE

State Higher Education Executive Officers

GRANT #10229
AMOUNT $252,700
LOCATION Boulder, Colo.
DATE RANGE 11/15/2017 through 11/15/2018

To learn how states are working together with other sectors (federal government, accrediting organizations, institutions, and systems) to define, measure, report on, and hold institutions accountable for quality and student outcomes.

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EQUITY

MDC

GRANT #10402
AMOUNT $200,000
LOCATION $200,000
DATE RANGE 10/06/2017 through 04/05/2019

To support equity-minded postsecondary education reform in North Carolina, Mississippi, and nationally.

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CREATE NEW CREDENTIALING SYSTEMS

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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