The Weingart Foundation's $340,000 grant will support the work of the School of Education's Center for Equity for English Learners (CEEL) as it partners with two local school districts to improve the English skills and academic achievement of students identified as Long-Term English Learners (LTELs). This model intervention program will contribute to the prevention of LTELs locally as well as throughout the state and nation.
The Ahmanson Foundation
The Ahmanson Foundation's capital grant of $500,000 will enable the School of Education to expand the facilities for its Center for Education, which is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the important tradition of Catholic school education. The renovated program space will expand and enhance venues for classes as well as for hosting seminars, conferences and outreach activities to the community.
Dan Murphy Foundation
The Dan Murphy Foundation's renewed support of $225,000 for LMU's PLACE (Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education) Corps is playing a vital role in ensuring a pipeline of dedicated and well-prepared teachers for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, as well as in sustaining Catholic school education, which serves so many marginalized children and youth.
William H. Hannon Foundation
The William H. Hannon Foundation's $5 million gift is targeted for LMU's new Life Sciences Building, the first academic facility to be constructed as part of the University's 20-year master plan. The cutting-edge building will expand interdisciplinary teaching and research, and help LMU to meet students' growing interest in the sciences.
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation's award of $750,000 is helping to sustain the work of LMU's Center for Catholic Education to preserve the vitally-important tradition of Catholic schools. The award is supporting Phase 3 of the Los Angeles Catholic Schools Study, the Archdiocesan Partner 200-Day Study, and the Future of Los Angeles Catholic Schools Planning Initiative.
Walter Lantz Foundation
The Walter Lantz Foundation's $540,000 grant is outfitting the School of Film and Television's Animation Lab with state-of-the-art digital equipment and technology. The grant is one of the largest gifts by the Foundation to a university animation program.
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