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Three HBCUs Receive $1.6 Million In Grants & Gifts

Three HBCUs Receive .6 Million In Grants & Gifts

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

Dillard University — $310,000

Dillard University is a private, historically black university in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Historically Black, Dillard University in New Orleans, has received a $310,000 donation from the United Methodist Church to repair the university’s Lawless Memorial Chapel. The chapel was built in 1955 and serves as the university’s largest formal gathering space.

Fayetteville State University — $750,000

Fayetteville State University is a public historically black university in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Historically Black, Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, has been gifted $750,000 to support the university’s 30-60-90 Free Summer School Program. The initiative was founded four years ago to alleviate tuition fees and help students graduate on time, in four years or less. The program provides students with up to seven free credit hours during the summer.

Morgan State University — $600,000

Morgan State University is a public historically black research university in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Laboratory at historically Black Morgan State University in Baltimore has been awarded a $600,000 Maryland Sea Grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The grant will fund the laboratory’s research into soft-shell clam aquaculture and address health and climate disparities in underserved, coast-adjacent South Baltimore communities.

Congratulations to all the HBCUs for these outstanding contributions!

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