PG40 IMPACT INITIATIVE
Marking 40 years of the Pell Grants — In partnership with
The advent of 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the Pell Grants. Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI), who served in the U.S. Senate from 1961 to 1997, was the principal sponsor of the federal Basic Educational Opportunity Grant which was renamed the Pell Grants in 1980 in his honor.
The Pell Institute explores the impact of the Pell Grants after 40 Years in the following publication and series of convenings:
Reflections on Pell — Championing Social Justice through 40 Years of Educational Opportunity
The PG40 Impact Initiative Convenings
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