Lumina Foundation



Lumina Foundation is a private, independent foundation established in Indianapolis since August 2000. They are the nation's largest foundation dedicated to increasing students' access to and success in post-secondary education.


The mission of the foundation is to increase the percentage of Americans who hold high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by 2025.



The foundation have worked with and made grants to many colleges, peer foundations, associations, and other organizations to improve student access and outcomes across the nation.


Web Address

www.luminafoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @LuminaFound

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.luminafoundation.org/category/newsroom/feed/

Grants - www.luminafoundation.org/lumina_grants/feed/

Podcast - www.luminafoundation.libsyn.com/rss

Assets

$1,156,840,104 - 2010-12-31


Giving

$43,897,916 - 2010-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Lumina Foundation


CSU Secures Philanthropic Support for Graduation Initiative 2025
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Stupski Foundation, James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation

Newswise — The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office has secured more than $3 million in philanthropic support for Graduation Initiative 2025. The CSU actively sought grants from...more

Credentialing America: How Impact Investing Can Help
Foundation: Lumina Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

Tom Vander Ark , Contributor I write about the future of learning, work and human development. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The postsecondary attainment rate for adults in...more

Series Uncovers Tides Foundation's Left Leanings, Also Reveals Earth is Round
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Community Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

It is worth noting that for an allegedly “secret” group, Tides is pretty open on its website, where the foundation writes, “Tides is a leader in global grantmaking and social change work,...more

Yanof and Williams: Arizona is committed to increased educational attainment
Foundation: Helios Education Foundation, Lumina Foundation

The Achieve60AZ Alliance of 70 statewide education, business, community and philanthropic organizations recognized this imperative and in ... Our broad-based, statewide alliance includes leaders from...more

Tides' Legal Laundering: An Incubator for the Left
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, California Community Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Foundation to Promote Open Society, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Tides Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

... ($11.1 million); the Novo Foundation ($10.7 million); the Blue Shield of California Foundation ($9.6 million); the David and Lucile Packard Foundation ($7.75 million); the California Community...more

Spruill Leaving CoF to Head New England Aquarium
Foundation: Lumina Foundation

“Vikki's extraordinary experience and leadership in both marine conservation and philanthropy make her uniquely qualified to lead the Aquarium's mission to protect and advocate for vital and...more

Lamar City Council Briefed on Summer Car/Music Event for Downtown
Foundation: Lumina Foundation, Colorado Trust

The council gave permission to the Lamar Fire and Emergency Services to apply for a CDPHE EMTS provider grant to replace one ambulance from the fleet. Lamar Fire Chief Jeremy Burkhart explained the...more

990000 Lumina Foundation grant will help WICHE start new Native-Serving Institutions network
Foundation: Lumina Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. BOULDER—The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education will soon launch a new consortium for colleges and universities that heavily serve Native American Indians and...more

"Do the Right Thing." Why This Top Higher Ed Funder Is Getting Behind Racial Justice Work
Foundation: Lumina Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

The bulk, $1 million, will go toward a national study on racial climate on campuses, in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. ... “The fact is, this call to action is true not only...more

Foundation picks CivicLab to join Talent Hub effort
Foundation: Lumina Foundation, Lilly Endowment

In September, the foundation designated 17 communities across the country as Talent Hubs to accelerate that goal. Talent Hubs ... Foundation. Lumina's Community Partnerships for Attainment program...more





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