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Friday, June 14, 2024

Four HBCUs Receive Over $10 Million In Grants & Gifts


Here are this week’s grants and gifts to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

North Carolina A&T State University – $10 Million

NC A&T, a public, historically black, land-grant research university in Greensboro, North Carolina.
NC A&T, is a public, historically black, land-grant research university in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Historically Black North Carolina A&T State University has received a $10 million grant from the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation, a District of Columbia-based charity organization dedicated to supporting nonprofits. The donation will be used to create Clark Legacy Endowed Scholarships for first-year students enrolled in the university’s College of Engineering.

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff – $300,000

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is a public historically black university in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

A group of scholars from the Historically Black University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and Arkansas State University have received a nearly $300,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to support their project, “Creating a New Pathway for Increasing the Presence of African American Teachers in Ag Teacher Education Programs.” The project will support five students from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff during a summer research program in agricultural education at Arkansas State University.

Tuskegee University & Florida A&M University – $100,000

Tuskegee University, a land-grant historically Black university in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Tuskegee University, a land-grant historically Black university in Tuskegee, Alabama.

U.S. Sugar, the largest producer of sugarcane in the United States, has provided a $100,000 grant to fund a collaborative project between two historically Black institutions, Tuskegee University in Alabama and Florida A&M UniversityThe research project, led by Tuskegee University, will study farming methods, such as sugarcane burning, to develop more sustainable agricultural techniques.


Congratulations to all the HBCUs for these outstanding contributions!

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