10 Universities Get $50 Million for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Institutes

Below are great new scholarships he has compiled chronic:

Algorand Foundation

$50 million over five years to 10 universities through the Algorand Centers of Excellence program, which will create institutes with interdisciplinary research, college-level courses, and other programs in blockchain and cryptocurrency.


The beneficiaries are Carnegie Mellon University. Monash University, Australia; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Purdue University; Roma Tre University, Italy; Technical University of Munich, Germany; University of California at Berkeley; University of Cape Town, South Africa; University of Florida and Yale University.

The Johnson & Johnson Foundation and the Scholl Foundation

$25 million for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to support the first Catalytic Fund for Africa, which will hire more CHWs in up to 10 African countries.

NBA . Foundation

$20 million to 40 recipients. The grants came as part of the NBA’s 2020 commitment to distribute $300 million over 10 years to improve economic opportunity and empowerment for black youth ages 14 to 24.


$10 million for the US World Food Program to support the efforts of the United Nations World Food Program to address the global hunger crisis, particularly in response to the Ukraine war.

Cummings Foundation

$10 million for Salem State University College of Education to support its programs to diversify and strengthen the teacher pool.

The scholarship includes support for his Educator-Scholars of Color project; A new professional education center to enhance the retention of teachers and school administrators, including the development of teaching and leadership practices focused on anti-racism and equity; and new avenues for emergency licensing of hundreds of Massachusetts teachers.

Gilead Sciences

$5 million to create the Global Monkeypox Outbreak Emergency Fund, which will provide grants of up to $50,000 to biopharmaceutical companies based in areas with active monkeypox outbreaks.

Affected beneficiaries include GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign, the National Black Justice Coalition, the National Lesbian Rights Center, and NMAC.

Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

$4.4 million for the National Park Foundation to renovate a visitor center and enhance tribal history education programs at Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in Alaska.

The Jack and Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation

$3.25 million for the Cleveland Public Library. Of the total, $3 million will be used to create a digital innovation center for adults and seniors at the branch library in Glenville, Ohio. The remaining $250,000 will allow the Cleveland Public Library Foundation to add a fundraising function for its employees.

AA Van Elslander Foundation

$2 million for Henry Ford Health to create an endowment for the Philip C. Hessburg, MD/Art Van Elslander Chair in Ophthalmic Research, which will support educational research in the field of vision at Henry Ford Health by the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.

The chair is named in part after the institute’s medical director, Philip Heisburg, who co-founded the research body in 1972. Art Van Elslander, owner of Art Van Furniture, passed away in 2018.

Wealth Liquidation Project

$2 million to 20 organizations led by black, Indigenous, or people of color through the #Case4Reparations program.

The grants came from Liberated Capital, a local community donor and fundraising vehicle that provides unlimited grants of money or land to communities of color.

Boeing Company

$1 million for the African American International Museum to provide free admission to the museum for disadvantaged children as well as to support the mission and operations of the museum in its first year.

Sony Corporation of America

$1 million for UNICEF to continue the Education Passport Programme, which provides portable online and offline educational resources to help millions of Ukrainian children and their families access education and content related to mental health and social and emotional learning.

New scholarship opportunity

The Gerber Foundation accepts letters of inquiry for grants of up to $350,000 each over three years to research children’s health, child nutrition, and the effects of environmental risks on children under age 3. Concept papers are due to be submitted on 15 November.

Send grant announcements to hips.editor@philanthropy.com.

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