PNPI is a 501(c)(3) funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Lumina Foundation and The Kresge Foundation. PNPI’s Summer Scholar Program receives additional funding through our CrowdRise campaign and from individual donors including Terrell Halaska Dunn, David Dunn and HCM Strategists.


The Postsecondary National Policy Institute (PNPI) provides current and prospective policymakers with a substantive and collegial foundation on which to build federal higher education policies that drive positive outcomes for students and their families.

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