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UNCF National Faith and Education Initiative

Since 1944, UNCF and the faith community have invested in each other. Churches and other places of worship around the country have helped historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) keep their doors open and their dedication to education strong. And UNCF has reached out around the country to raise the funds their students need to become the next generation of ministers and church-supporting congregants.

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Without churches, UNCF likely wouldn’t exist. Collectively, they planted the seed that grew the tree from which we sprang. The faith community has played a critical role in the founding of many of our HBCUs—and thus UNCF—and over the decades, has provided vital funds that have helped to sustain our schools.

Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., President and CEO, UNCF

YOUR SUPPORT CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE


TO A UNCF STUDENT:

  •  60% of our students come from families with incomes under $30,000.
  • More than 50% of the students at UNCF colleges and universities are the first in their families to attend college.
  • 92% of UNCF students need financial aid.

TO ONE OF UNCF’s 37 MEMBER INSTITUTIONS: 

  • Offer academic programs students must have to prepare for lives of success and service.
  • Keep tuition affordable.
  • Offer their students “last-dollar” scholarships they need to stay in school and graduate.
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Meet the National Faith and Education Initiative Advisory Council


Meet the Council