Henry Luce Foundation Awards $7 Million in Grants

The Henry Luce Foundation in New York City has announced grants totaling more than $7 million to seventeen institutions committed to fostering leadership in the twenty-first century and informing public discourse with high-quality scholarship.

The grants will support programs in the areas of American art, Asian studies, religion in international affairs, higher education, and theology. Recipients include the Asheville Art Museum in North Carolina, which was awarded $375,000 over two years to reinstall its permanent collection and produce an accompanying publication; ASIANetwork in Richmond, Indiana, which will receive $500,000 over three years to continue a postdoctoral teaching fellowship program; and New York University, which will receive $700,000 over three years for a project on migrants, religious leaders, and civil society in the Americas.

The foundation also awarded $150,000 over three years in continuing support to the Society of Women Engineers for a program that introduces women engineers to academic administration as a career path; $600,000 over three years in renewed support for the Auburn Senior Fellows Program at the Auburn Theological Seminary; and $400,000 over three years to the D.C.-based Council of Independent Colleges in renewed support for faculty seminars focused on interfaith understanding.

"June 2016 Grants." Henry Luce Foundation Press Release 06/21/2016.