• Fisk University received a four-year, $100,000 grant from the Regions Financial Corporation. The funds will be used to establish the Regions Financial Literacy and Community Outreach Center at the university.

• Paine College, the historically black educational institution in Augusta, Georgia, will participate in a three-year, $255,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The grant will be used to increase HIV awareness, reduce violence, and increase access to quality healthcare in communities surrounding the college.

• North Carolina Central University received a series of grants totaling $50,500 from NASA’s North Carolina Space Grant Consortium. The funds will be used for curriculum development in aeronautics and space-related sciences.