BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Morgan State University announced Thursday that it has received a $150,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to advance efforts and programs to address challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The grant comes as part of nearly $5 million that the Henry Luce Foundation has awarded nationwide to rapidly address COVID-19-related needs and relieve budget shortfalls.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
The Center for the Study of Religion and the City at Morgan worked with the Black Church Food Security Network, BUILD Baltimore: Turnaround Tuesday workforce reentry program and others to develop the successful grant proposal.READ MORE: No Injuries Reported Following Partial Collapse Of Fells Point Restaurant
Morgan State said the grant will provide aid to Baltimore City communities that have been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portions of this funding will also be used to provide Morgan students with research stipends to help document and reflect on the work being executed through the CSRC.MORE NEWS: 'I'm All About Ellicott City' Ellicott City Residents & Business Owners React To Number 10 Ranking On Money Magazine's 'Best Places To Live List'