The UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies links world-class faculty; inspiring new curriculum; and innovative technologies, services and business models to create real-world solutions for developing economies.
We educate students, build partnerships, and rigorously evaluate our innovations in order to create scalable and sustainable contributions to help reduce global inequality and improve the lives in underserved communities.
Poverty Alleviation Through Action (PATA) is an Undergraduate student travel grant for fieldwork completed during the summer. Highly motivated students with a passion for working to reduce poverty and inequality are selected.
Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Solutions (PASS) is a Graduate student small project grants program that supports research and project implementation in the field. Successful grants focus on innovative approaches to alleviating poverty.