01.12.17

Thurgood Marshall College Fund And Charles Koch Foundation

Partner For $26M Research Initiative


Johnny Taylor, President, and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund made a major announcement on NewsOne Now that will affect Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund will partner with the Koch Foundation to establish a $25.6 million dollar research initiative titled the Center for Advancing Opportunity.

The multi-million dollar initiative funded by the Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation will begin “listening to the African-American community and other fragile communities,” Taylor said.