WELCOME TO THE IUGB FOUNDATION
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)
“INVEST FOR SUCCESS” SCHOLARSHIP CAMPAIGN
SURPASSES 2015 GOAL!
Thanks to our generous supporters: corporate, individual and the IUGB Alumni and Friends network (AFNET), we are proud to announce that IUGB Foundation has received over $129,000.00 in pledges and donations exceeding its 2015 goal of $50,000! We are humbled and inspired by your commitment to help deserving students obtain a quality education at IUGB.
As we strive to reach our total campaign goal of $200,000 by the end of December 2016, we will share more information and stories about our newest students (and some from those who have already graduated); how some of our supporters will be interacting with IUGB students; perspectives from some of our Cornerstone Founders on their decision to give to “Invest for Success”, the impact our graduates and IUGB are having in Côte d’Ivoire and elsewhere and more. STAY TUNED!!!
IUGB FOUNDATION WELCOMES KEITH BROWN TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
We are proud to announce that Mr. Keith Brown, former Executive Director of the Jane Goodall Foundation and 29-year veteran of the Foreign Service retiring with the rank of Career Minister, has joined the Board of Directors of the IUGB Foundation. Mr. Brown has a wealth of experience with the non-profit community, the U.S. government and the private sector. His extensive professional skills and lifelong commitment to development will add immeasurably to the work of the Foundation. In accepting our invitation, Mr. Brown said…”I look forward to working with each and every one of you on what I consider to be an exciting and extremely important endeavor.” (Read more)
AFNET HONORS IUGB’s 2015 GSU GRADUATES
On Friday, December 18th, the Atlanta Chapter of the Alumni and Friends Network, (AFNET) hosted a celebration in honor of seven IUGB students who completed their bachelor degrees at Georgia State University. Established in 2012, AFNET works to build a strong alumni association of graduates and friends for the International University of Grand-Bassam that will create value, pride and a strong marketing presence for the university. (Read more)
INVEST FOR SUCCESS HITS HALFWAY MARK — ADD YOUR CONTRIBUTION TODAY!
Here at the IUGB Foundation, year-end momentum is building as we approach the holidays. A little over a month ago, we announced our Invest for Success Scholarship Campaign. Since that time, we are happy to report a very positive response from our Côte d’Ivoire, U.S. and worldwide supporters. (Read more)
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