Woods Fund approves grants for diversity curriculum, magazine

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, March 31

The Woods Charitable Fund awarded grants to two UNL programs in March.

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies received $10,000 toward the creation of UNL Extension’s “Seeing i-2-I Adventures in Cultural Awareness and Diversity.” The curriculum aims to promote cultural understanding and interaction among middle school students.

The Sheldon Museum of Art received a $7,500 challenge grant to support the launch of a new biennial magazine. The magazine is being designed to promote the Sheldon’s new vision and philosophy statewide.

The awards were among $257,000 in grants distributed by the Woods Charitable Fund in the first grant cycle of 2011. For more information, go to www.woodscharitable.org.

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