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Lumina Foundation Grants

The Lumina Foundation, an Indianapolis-based foundation that works to improve college access for low-income families, has awarded $6.8 million to 41 organizations in the United States. The recipients include the following:

Alaska: Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, Anchorage. California: Klamath River Early College of the Redwoods, Klamath; Radio Bilingue Inc., Fresno.
Colorado: National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver.
Connecticut: Connecticut Association of Professional Aid Administrators Inc., Manchester.
District of Columbia: Academy for Educational Development; Education Sector; Education Writers Association; Georgetown University; National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education; National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.
Florida: University of South Florida, Tampa.
Georgia: Helping Teens Succeed, Atlanta.
Illinois: Illinois Student Assistance Commission, Deerfield; University of Illinois, Urbana.
Indiana: Indiana Association of United Ways, Indianapolis; Indiana Grantmakers Alliance, Indianapolis; Indianapolis Black Alumni Council Inc., Indianapolis; Indianapolis Public Schools; La Plaza, Indianapolis; Martin University, Indianapolis; National FFA Foundation Inc., Indianapolis; Northwood Christian Church, Indianapolis; State of Indiana/Indiana Commission on Social Status of Black Males, Indianapolis; Trustees of Indiana University, Bloomington.
Kentucky: Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Frankfurt.
Louisiana: Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission, Baton Rouge.
Massachusetts: Forum for the Future of Higher Education, Cambridge; Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Auburndale.
Missouri: American Humanics, Kansas City.
New York: Council for Aid to Education, New York City; MDRC, New York City.
North Carolina: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Ohio: Ohio State University Research Foundation, Columbus.
Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Rhode Island: Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, Warwick; What Kids Can Do, Providence.
Washington: Northwest Education Loan Association, Seattle.

Public Television Grants

The PBS Foundation, the Arlington, Va.-based philanthropic division of the PBS media network, has received a $1 million grant from the San Jose, Calif.-based Adobe Foundation Fund, the charitable branch of Adobe Systems Inc., to establish the Adobe Youth Voices Ventures Fund. This fund will employ students and young people in producing PBS programs, which will focus on youth issues.

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