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The IUGB Foundation is a 501(c)3 U.S. tax exempt nonprofit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Organized by U.S. and Ivorian supporters of the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) located in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa. The IUGB Foundation’s Mission  is to provide financial and in-kind assistance to help the International University of Grand-Bassam realize its vision of becoming a Regional Center of Excellence in Higher Education.  The Foundation provides need-based scholarships and fellowships, learning technology and grants and stipends to IUGB students, faculty and staff from Africa, the U.S. and elsewhere.    (Read more)


IUGB Invited to Membership into the Global Liberal Arts Alliance

The International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) has been accepted into the Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Membership to GLAA is by nomination, evaluation and invitation only and IUGB is the 30th institution to join GLAA, which counts now five members in Africa, five in Asia, six in Europe, one in South America and thirteen in USA. (Read more)


IUGB Foundation Names Kajunju to Head Atlanta-based Non-Profit

ATLANTA- An entrepreneur and advocate of African higher education and economic development, Amini Kajunju has been named executive director of the IUGB Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Atlanta. (Read more)



First Lady of Cote d’Ivoire Delivers 2017 Commencement Address to Capacity Crowd: Announces 10 Million FCFA to IUGB Foundation

On August 3, 2017, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara, the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, delivered the commencement address to a capacity crowd of dignitaries*, guests, parents and friends of the graduates gathered in the 630-seat auditorium of the Information and Biotechnology Village (VITIB) in Grand-Bassam. (Read more)



JeanMarcien and James Barger BGSIUGB/GSU Student Jean-Marcien Kablansi Awarded
2016-2017 Beta Gamma Sigma Atlanta Alumni Chapter Scholarship

On Monday, June 12, 2017, Atlanta Alumni Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) President James Barger awarded former IUGB student Jean-Marcien Kablansi a scholarship for $1,000.00 to continue his studies.   BGS is an International Honor Society that promotes business excellence.  (Read more)



Donatien ADOU and his sponsor Honorable Felix ANOBLE (2)IUGB – Providing a World of Opportunity
Adou Donatien’s Story

Adou Donatien’s story is one of hard work, dedication and a burning desire to excel academically with an eye to playing a significant role in the world community.  It is also the story how one university-the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB)-made it possible for Adou to begin making that dream a reality.  (Read more)


IUGB Foundation’s 2016 Progress Report

Launched in Atlanta, Georgia in October 2014, the IUGB Foundation is continuing its mission of helping the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) become a regional center of excellence of higher education in West Africa.  Since its inception and through your loyal support, we have raised over $200,000 to provide scholarships to IUGB students in need of financial assistance. (Read more)





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