The Annenberg Foundation of St. Davids, Pennsylvania, has awarded the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) a two million dollar grant to assist selected, eligible member colleges and universities to improve and strengthen the recruitment and retention of minority students interested in becoming teachers, to create K-12 collaborative partnerships aimed to improve education programs for those students majoring in education, to provide training and professional development to enhance teaching techniques and improve learning outcomes of K-12 students and college students interested in becoming teachers and, increase the use of technology in teaching venues. The program, which is named the Annenberg/UNCF HBCU School Linkage Program, has benefited a total of ten member colleges and universities through a competitive selection process. The award period is for three years.