The HBCU Foundation ‘s Daniel Moss Discusses Diversity at HBCUs In US News & World Report

10 Most Diverse Historically Black Colleges At two historically black schools, more than 85 percent of students are white, according to U.S. News data. At Xavier University of Louisiana, 10.3 percent of students are Asian, U.S. News data show. By Delece Smith-Barrow via US News and World Report Teens interested in attending a historically black […]

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Michelle Obama Touts Study Abroad During China Visit

via TheHBCUCareerCenter.com Photo – Mrs. Obama with students in South Africa. In a speech to a group of students at Peking University on the second day of her trip to that country, Michelle Obama notes that China is the 5th most visited destination for American students who travel for study abroad.  Mrs. Obama also shared […]

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Vice President Biden Announces $25 Million Grant to HBCUs for Cybersecurity Education

Grant money will help meet the demand for more skilled cyber-security professionals by Courtney Connley , Posted: January 16, 2015 On January 15th, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and White House Science Advisor John Holdren traveled to Norfolk State University (NSU) to announce their latest efforts in improving cybersecurity education at Historically Black Colleges […]

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Inequality, Geography, and Workplace Giving

February 24th, 2014, via Truist Employee giving has in many ways become an American institution. What began as a fall tradition now sees employees regularly making contributions at all times of year to the causes and organizations so important to all of us. A recent study from America’s Charities has estimated this employee giving to […]

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Two types of corporate employee giving programs

Adam Weinger | August 29, 2012 Is your nonprofit taking advantage of the wide range of corporate employee giving programs that exist? If not, your organization may be missing out! In 2011, U.S. corporations gave over $14 billion to nonprofits (Source: Giving USA’s 2012 annual Report on Philanthropy for 2011). Much of this funding was donated through […]

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4 Unique Corporate Giving Programs

Adam Weinger | March 2014 As more and more companies adopt corporate giving programs, it’s getting harder to stand out. Modern companies realize that corporate philanthropy is good for business and recruitment and are rushing to create competitive corporate philanthropy programs. Unique corporate giving programs: While it’s well known that over 65 percent of Fortune 500 companies […]

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Young Alumni Fundraising – Part II

Maeve Strathy | May 2013 On April 26th I wrote Young Alumni Fundraising – Part I, and shared with you the many reasons why you cannot ignore your young alumni.  I ended the post by promising to share how to ask your young alumni, so here is Part II answering “how?”. Again, this post in two parts is the result […]

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Top 5 Black Celebrity Philanthropists Of All Time!

Top 5 Black Celebrity Philanthropists Of All Time! | via BCG Written by jasminec. Posted in Change-Makers While the main-stream media tends to focus on stories regarding black celebrities  based upon pure speculation, slanderous lies and or unsubstantiated allegations; they rarely shed light on African American philanthropists and their unselfish efforts of giving and genuine love […]

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TSU Receives $600,000 Scholarship Donation from Late Alumna’s Estate

by TSU NEWS (1) on JULY 3, 2013   NASHVILLE (TSU NEWS SERVICE) – Tennessee State University graduate Vernice Marie Taylor Gray died nearly nine years ago, but not before makings plans to ensure that students in need get the opportunity for a quality education. The estate of Vernice and her late husband, Elbert Gray Jr., has donated $600,000 […]

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Tuskegee University to regain property from VA Department of Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs to return 65 acres donated by school 90 years ago Written by Mary Orndorff Troyan   WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs will donate 65 unused acres and about 20 buildings to dramatically expand Tuskegee University under a property transfer that is awaiting congressional approval. Tuskegee said it plans to use […]

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