BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
RECEIVES $1.3 MILLION IN GIFTS AND GRANTS
April 8, 2002
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) has received almost $1.3 million in gifts and grants recently from corporations and foundations. Most of the gifts are targeted for students in need.
Philip Morris gave BMCC $195,000 to support Out in Two scholarships and emergency funds for students who were affected by the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. The Robin Hood Foundation gave BMCC $350,000 to help pay for living expenses for students who lost their jobs as a result of the September 11 events.
The September 11 Fund gave the college approximately $500,000 for student emergency funds and for technology replacement.
Pearson Education gave BMCC $200,000 to fund scholarships for students in the health sciences. Pearson designated the awards for health sciences students in honor of the medical rescue workers at Ground Zero.
In addition, the Bank of New York gave the college $50,000 in unrestricted funds.