How HBCUs Can Get Federal Sponsorship from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

By: La’Shanda Holmes, Danielle Wood & Ivory Toldson “I am 100 percent committed to the mission of NASA and its future. Because broadening our capabilities in space will continue to serve our society in ways that we can scarcely imagine. Because exploration will once more inspire wonder in a new generation — sparking passions and

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How HBCUs Can Get Federal Sponsorship from the United States Department of Health & Human Services

By: Ivory A. Toldson, Tracy Branch, & DeShawn Preston Highlights The United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) provides more financial support to HBCUs than any federal agency aside from the Department of Education; typically accounting for more than $150 million annually to HBCUs. In FY 2014, HHS awarded $18.4 billion to Institutions

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How HBCUs Can Get Federal Sponsorship from the National Science Foundation

By: Ivory A. Toldson & DeShawn Preston Highlights The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds more than 11,000 grants to support research, education, and training projects annually. NSF accounts for 24 percent of all federal support to colleges and universities in the United States for basic research. In 2014, NSF awarded $5,253,638,733 to Institutions of Higher

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How HBCUs Can Get Federal Sponsorship from the United States Department of Education

By: Ivory A. Toldson & Amanda Washington “Ensuring that every student—from the wealthiest to the poorest and historically underserved—has access to a high-quality education is what our work is all about…We aren’t just talking the talk; we are awarding millions of dollars in grants to help institutions better serve minority students through various programs and

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How HBCUs Can Get Federal Sponsorship from the United States Department of Justice

By: Ivory A. Toldson & Amanda Washington Over more than 150 years, HBCUs have provided students with the tools to meet the challenges of a changing world.  These institutions are hubs of opportunity that lift up Americans and instill in their students a sense of who they are and what they can become.  Their campuses

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Reports & Studies

Statements of Federal Agency Priorities In accordance with Presidential Executive Order 13779, federal agencies are required to prepare annual plans describing efforts to strengthen the capacity and competitiveness of historically black colleges and universities, creating more favorable conditions under which they compete for federal and private sector opportunities. In furtherance of these objectives, the White

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