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IU Kelley School gets $300K for Palestinian economic growth

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – The U.S. State Department has awarded a $300,000 grant to support Palestinian economic development through business consulting and support provided by students at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

The Kelley School’s Institute for International Business will administer the grant. The institute also was involved in the first phase of the Young Entrepreneurship Livelihood, which brings together students from Bethlehem University and from the Kelley Direct online MBA program to form consulting teams that help young Palestinian entrepreneurs build successful businesses.

A signing ceremony for the Young Entrepreneurship Livelihood Program took place June 5 in Bethlehem.