Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

For Expanding The Academy For College Excellence To Serve Students Nationwide

  • Amount
    $400,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/21/2012
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
This request seeks support for a program at ten colleges that accelerates the progress of underprepared students through remedial classes and into credit-bearing courses. The Foundation is partnering with the Carnegie Corporation and the Gates and Johnson foundations to support this work. Rockefeller, as the fiscal sponsor, will help the Academy prepare and carry out a plan to sustain national expansion when support from the Gates and Hewlett foundations ends in 2013.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.rockpa.org 
Address
6 West 48th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY, 10036-1802, United States
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