In the second quarter of 2016, the Coleman Foundation approved a grant totaling $170,000 to a non-profit organization in support of the education program. This grant advances strategies articulated in the Foundation's Impact Plans. Receiving the grant in this program area is:
$170,000 – College Founders Program
This award will fund the Future Founder's Startup program that promotes and creates activities and programs that build knowledge, skills and community relationships that assist emerging collegiate entrepreneurs in starting and growing their businesses. These activities and community connections also extend the capacity of the academic partners.