We know you can't accomplish your goals without resources--money! Partners has developed long-term relationships with diverse funding sources, including government agencies, private and corporate foundations, and individuals. Below is a sample of what we've achieved.

Institution-Wide/Capacity Building:
  • Ford Foundation. . .$1 million to establish an endowment to support faculty development, student development and curricular and co-curricular programs in Women's Studies.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation . . . $100,000 to increase the infrastructure to support international and commuter students and $450,000 to improve institutional research, planning, and assessment.
  • National Institutes of Health . . . $4.1 million to increase research capacity in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
  • NASA . . .$9.5 million and $7.5 million to support a comprehensive plan of program enhancements in the sciences, including student development, curriculum development, and community partnerships.
International Partnerships:
  • Association Liaison Office/USAID . . .$225,000 for linkages with institutions in South Africa to capture oral histories in digital format and provide leadership training for administrators at historically disadvantaged institutions.
  • The Freeman Foundation. . .$539,943 to strengthen Asian Studies and student study abroad.
Arts and Humanties:
  • Lilly Endowment, Inc . . .$1.9 million to establish Center to attract, retain, and support Black women in the religious exploration of vocation.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities . . .$240,000 to complete a survey of the archival holdings at historically Black colleges and universities.
Health Sciences:
  • Pfizer Foundation . . ..$300,000 for a Global Black Women's Health Initiative, including faculty, student and curriculum development.
  • Health & Human Services . . .a total of $732,000 to support a Women's Health and Wellness Initiative that included research on obesity in African American college-aged women, along with intervention and prevention strategies.
Life Sciences:
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute . . ..$800,000 in 1996; $1 million; and $1.3 million to support comprehensive improvements to the biological sciences curriculum and student development.
Environmental Sciences:
  • U.S. Department of Energy . . .$2.5 million to establish Center for Environmental Science, Education and Research.
Physical Sciences:
  • Office of Naval Research . . .$1.9 million to support faculty development and student research training under an initiative entitled Program in Physical Sciences. Departments involved in the initiative were physics and chemistry.
  • NASA . . ..$4.5 million to continue funding for the Women in Science and Engineering program, which provides students with scholarship support as well as summer research training opportunities at NASA facilities.