CPI Grantee Institutions at a Glance

Facts about the CPI institutions

Institutions Receiving Individual Implementation Grants 

  • Clark Atlanta University – Atlanta, GA
  • Dillard University – New Orleans, LA Fayetteville State University – Fayetteville, NC Fisk University – Nashville, TN
  • Florida Memorial University – Miami Gardens, FL Huston-Tillotson University- Austin, TX
  • Jarvis Christian College – Hawkins, TX LeMoyne-Owen College – Memphis, TN Morehouse College – Atlanta, GA
  • Rust College – Holly Springs, MS
  • Spelman College – Atlanta, GA
  • University of West Alabama – Livingston, AL Wilberforce University – Wilberforce, OH
  • Wiley University – Marshall, TX
  • Xavier University of Louisiana – New Orleans, LA

States represented: 12 (AL, FL, GA, LA, MD, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, and VA)


Institutions Receiving Cluster Implementation Grants

Cluster 1:

Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD Norfolk State University – Norfolk, VA Tennessee State University – Nashville, TN

Cluster 2:

  • Oakwood University – Huntsville, AL
  • Talladega College – Talladega, AL
  • Tougaloo College – Tougaloo, MS

Cluster 3:

  • Benedict College – Columbia, SC
  • Claflin University – Orangeburg, SC
  • Voorhees College – Denmark, SC

Number of students served: Over 54,000
Total credentials awarded annually by recipient institutions: Over 8,000

Average Pell-eligible population served: 73%

Range of grants: $1 million – $6 million

Sample activities: Annual convenings, acceleration grants, faculty development and training, developing certification programs and alternative credentials, establishing industry advisory councils, student internships and experiential learning

See the paths to success envisioned by the institutions