JPMorgan Chase Commits $30 Million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Also, the Amgen Foundation gave a $30 million boost to LabXchange’s free science-education resources, and the Cummings Foundation awarded $25 million to nonprofit groups in the Boston metropolitan area.
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Here are notable new grant awards compiled by the Chronicle:
$30 million commitment to LabXchange, an online science-education platform that provides free digital access to science resources from Harvard University.
$30 million over five years to support historically Black colleges and universities and their students to strengthen career pathways and enhance wealth-building and empowerment within the Black community.
Among the commitment’s initial grants is $2 million to the United Negro College Fund for its Institute for Capacity Building.
$25 million to 140 nonprofit groups in the Boston metropolitan area that work in the areas of education, health care, human services, and social justice.
$20 million to Malvern Preparatory School, primarily to offer tuition scholarships to 40 boys with financial need at this Catholic boys’ school in Pennsylvania.
The grant will also pay for two new turf fields and a student center.
Washington Research Foundation
$12.5 million to the Seattle Children’s Research Institute for a postdoctoral scholars’ program to train early-career scientists who have historically been underrepresented in biotech and support them as they develop novel therapeutics for childhood diseases.
Goldman Sachs Group
$10 million to the 50 recipients of its Black Women Impact grants program, which supports nonprofit groups that are led by and serve Black women.
Each organization has received grants between $50,000 and $250,000 over two years for general operating support.
UPS and the UPS Foundation
$8.7 million to nonprofit groups near the shipping company’s headquarters in Atlanta, particularly charities that work in work-force development, community safety, civic engagement, and entrepreneurship.
The UPS Foundation has also given $2 million for the humanitarian response in Ukraine by CARE, the Salvation Army, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, the World Food Program, and other aid groups.
$7 million to Duke University to support the arts, including a new exchange program with music institutions that include the New England Conservatory and the Curtis Institute, and to bolster the arts in the community around Durham, N.C.
John A. Hartford Foundation
$6 million across six grants to strengthen programs that care for older adults, especially those with serious illnesses or who live in nursing homes.
$2 million to 167 nonprofit organizations across the United States that work in community development, health care services, and youth development.
$1.3 million over five years to the RAND Corporation to build a public database about the health and well-being of the 6 million people in California who are older than 65.
$1.3 million across 15 grants through its Paper Project program to support art exhibitions, publications, digital projects, and workshops that focus on prints and drawings.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
$1 million to Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management to establish the Thomas K. Montag Senior Fellowship in Sustainable Finance.
This grant matches a personal gift from Tom Montag, who retired as chief operating officer at Bank of America in December 2021.
$1 million to Friends of the Children to expand its professional-mentoring program across the United States and establish partnerships within tribal communities.
New Grant Opportunity
The Ms. Foundation for Women is accepting applications for $400,000 in grants through its Activist Collaboration and Care Fund. The program will issue grants for general operating support to 20 organizations that are led by and serve trans and cis women and girls of color as well as nonbinary people of color to support their collaboration efforts. Applications are due June 24.
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