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NOVEMBER 24, 2008

Accordia Global Health Foundation Receives $12.5 Million Grant - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Accordia Global Health Foundation, formerly the Academic Alliance Foundation, has received a $12.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a landmark study to identify the most effective and cost-efficient way to prepare healthcare workers in sub-Saharan Africa to treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The study results could have an enormous impact on the way doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals across the continent are trained.

MARCH 08, 2010

Academy for College Excellence Receives Grant to Expand Program for Under-prepared Students | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

APTOS, Calif -- The Cabrillo College Foundation (CCF) today announced more than $3.6 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand the college’s Academy for College Excellence (formerly the Digital Bridge Academy) for under-prepared college students. The program is designed to bridge the gap in education for young adults who are not typically encouraged to aim for college.

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