Grants and Gifts

The Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute at historically black North Carolina Central University in Durham received a five-year, $7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute. This is the largest sponsored research grant in the university’s history.

Fort Valley State University, the historically black educational institution in Georgia, received a $240,000 grant from the federal Office of HIV/AIDS Policy for prevention and intervention programs to combat HIV/AIDS.

Historically black Florida A&M University in Tallahassee received a three-year, $497,663 grant from the Gulf of Mexico Program to promote public awareness of the value of the Gulf and to work to restore and preserve the Gulf ecosystem.

The University of South Carolina received a $100,000 grant from the James E. Clyburn Research and Scholarship Foundation. The money will be used to fund scholarships for students in a five-year, dual degree program at historically black Claflin University and the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina.