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Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Powell School Receives Challenge Grant

Stevros NiarchosStavros S. Niarchos Foundation issues a challenge grant of $220,000.

The Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is delighted to announce that the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation has issued a $220,000 challenge grant in support of the school’s endowment. Under the terms of the grant, the school has two years to meet the challenge by securing additional endowment funds in the amount of $220,000.


The grant is designed to enhance the academic, student engagement, and public programming of the school, and it will become part of the overall endowment funds managed by the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. The school, established on April 29 by a unanimous vote by the board of trustees of the City University of the New York, includes the departments of the former City College Division of Social Sciences (anthropology, economics and business, political science, psychology, and sociology) and specialized programs such as International Studies, International Relations, Latin American and Latino Studies, Public Service Management, and the Skadden Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies.

The Colin L. Powell School is grateful for the support shown by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and looks forward to meeting their challenge through increased fundraising efforts. To learn more about how to support the Colin L. Powell School, please contact Dee Dee Mozeleski, dmozeleski@ccny.cuny.edu; 212-650-7396

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is an international philanthropic organization, worldwide in scope, that focuses on the areas of arts and culture, education, health and medicine, and social welfare. To learn more about the foundation and its commitment to philanthropy, please visit www.snf.org.