• Columbia University’s Center for Community Health and Education received a $600,000 grant from the Ford Foundation for a program to increase access to community-based health services for young men in Harlem and other New York City communities near the university’s campus.

• The United Negro College Fund received a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the organization’s Emergency Student Aid Campaign. The funds will be used to provide scholarships for students at UNCF-member institutions.

• South Carolina State University, the historically black educational institution in Orangeburg, received a $147,119 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The money will be used to train professionals in collections management at the university’s Stanback Museum. The grant will also be used to establish a student internship program at the museum.