Access to Higher Education

YouthWorks, a youth employment program in the Northern Neck of Virginia, will operate for another year with support from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

At-risk youth in Massachusetts who are attending college but still need help will get an assist from a program at Massachusetts General Hospital.

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, February 24, 2010 – Trustees of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund awarded $160,000 to Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, to provide internships, research and study abroad opportunities to low-wealth students. The grant was among four awards, valued at more than $600,000, made to institutions of higher education by the trustees during their February [...]