Grantee Profile

Ahmadu Bello University

Grants to Ahmadu Bello University

  • $890,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To establish a graduate program in veterinary epidemiology (over three years).

  • $850,000

    2011 (Duration 5 years, 3 months)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To support training and research in microfinance and entrepreneurship to strengthen access to credit by Nigeria's poor (over three years).

  • $884,737

    2011 (Duration 5 years, 8 months)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To strengthen the Master's in Public Health program (over three years).

  • $29,159

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To plan for a Master's in Veterinary Epidemiology program.

  • $1,250,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To strengthen program in development communication (over three years).

  • $100,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To support fundraising from alumni (over two years).

  • $2,500,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — In support of information technology, library development and related university strengthening activities (over three years).

  • $3,000,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To support strategic planning, information technology, and the refurbishing and upgrading of teaching and research facilities (over three years).

  • $7,000

    2004 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To improve the financial administration capacity of four Nigerian universities (over three years).

  • $100,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)


    ZARIA, NIGERIA — To develop an information technology plan.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Ahmadu Bello University $9,610,896 between 1978 and 2016.

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