New Grant Programs: Spotlight on Girls’ Education Around the Globe

New Grant Programs: Spotlight on Girls’ Education Around the Globe 1

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The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has become a central player in the U.N. Secretary General’s Global Initiative on Education to provide all children with access to elementary education by 2015. The grant maker is providing:

  • $10-million to support efforts to improve the quality of secondary education for girls ages 12 to 19 in Uganda, Nigeria, and India, as part of its new Girls’ Secondary Education program.
  • More money next month when it