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Smart Money: Informing Higher Education Philanthropy

Published Oct 2011
ihep
focus area Degree Completion

Outlines unique approach for foundations to increase postsecondary attainment by mapping opportunities for investment in metropolitan areas

 

Smart Money: Informing Higher Education Philanthropy, which offers a unique and innovative approach to help national and community foundations with identifying distinct postsecondary education-focused funding strategies and opportunities. It sets out to inform philanthropic decision making to support postsecondary education practice and national degree attainment goals through “mapping metropolitan areas” based on national data of both the current degree attainment rate and the change in that rate over the past decade.