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College and Universities Agree to Expand Access and Opportunity for Talented, Lower-Income Students with American Talent Initiative Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced that 30 of the nation’s colleges and universities will join the American Talent Initiative, a program supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies to expand access to college for the country’s high-achieving, low- and middle-income students. The American Talent Initiative will increase the number of low- and moderate-income students enrolled at the schools with the highest graduation rates by 50,000 in 2025. The initiative is managed by the Aspen Institute and Ithaka S+R.

JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand Jobs

JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced $7.5 million to expand young people’s access to economic opportunity in New Orleans. As growing industries in Greater New Orleans require a more skilled workforce, these grants are designed to dramatically increase the number of young people graduating from the city’s public high schools with opportunities to secure well-paying, high-demand jobs.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches New Initiative to Help High-Achieving, Low- and Moderate- Income Students Apply to and Enroll in Top Colleges and Universities

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a new initiative to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who apply to and graduate from top colleges and universities with strong graduation rates and financial aid policies.