Leveraging Philanthropy and Collaboration

The Lodestar Foundation seeks to expand the overall capacity of the social sector by promoting philanthropy, volunteering, public service, nonprofit collaboration and other business practices.

International Agricultural Colleges Convening

EARTH University in Costa Rica had developed a number of innovative advances in agricultural science but lacked the marketing ability to promote these advances. The College of Agribusiness at Arizona State University has an expertise in the business development of new ideas in agriculture. Lodestar facilitated a series of faculty exchange meetings in Arizona and Costa Rica to explore collaboration between the two universities.

Grant Information

Grant Amount
$118,000
Year Granted
2002
Timeframe
Grant awarded over multiple years
Grantee
EARTH University
Location
International