Wal-Mart Foundation Awards $500,000 to Clinton Global Initiative University
Mar 26, 2008
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The Wal-Mart Foundation awarded a $500,000 grant to Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) commitment-makers at its inaugural meeting at Tulane University in New Orleans. The Wal-Mart Foundation grant will fund college students' and universities' commitments to make a difference within CGI U's four main focus areas: energy and climate change, global health, human rights and peace, and poverty alleviation.

A total of $350,000 will go to two universities, and the remaining $150,000 will be granted to 35 students and student groups. The awards will be made in August 2008 to students and universities who have made demonstrable progress on their commitments."

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