Board Approves 25 Grants Totaling $27,209,400

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At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 10, 2015, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 25 grants totaling $27,209,400. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

International Program

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, District of Columbia
36-month grant of $936,000 for the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP)

ReThink Media, Berkeley, California
24-month grant of $498,400 for work to strengthen the media capacity of the arms control and disarmament sector

Aspen Institute, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia
12-month grant of $600,000 for the work of the Congressional program

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
30-month grant of $839,500 for advancing scholar-practitioner engagement, through workshops, on-line publications, and case study development

Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
18-month grant of $569,900 for a project to strengthen graduate training and research in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Financial Services Volunteer Corps, Inc., New York, New York
24-month grant of $444,000 for a project to address international finance, energy, security, and climate change among the United States, Russia, China, and India

President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
24-month grant of $337,800 for the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations

Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
24-month grant of $500,000 for Learning from the Arab Region and the Balkans: policy development related to transnational crises

President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
24-month grant of $600,000 for the web portal "Russia Matters"

National Security Archive Fund, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $1,200,000 for archival programs on nuclear security and cooperative threat reductions

US Pugwash, Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $778,000 for general support

Johns Hopkins University, Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $855,800 for support of web-based analysis and outreach, international collaborative training and research, and Track II dialogue on North Korea

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $500,000 as one-time only funding for a project on Iran after the nuclear deal
 

National Program

Relay Graduate School of Education, New York, New York
18-month grant of $1,000,000 for the Leverage Leadership Institute program

Achievement Network, Boston, Massachusetts
18-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support

Achieve, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $2,000,000 as a final grant for network collaboration to support state adoption and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

New Teacher Project, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
24-month grant of $2,200,000 for general support

Common Sense Media, San Francisco, California
12-month grant of $350,000 for continued development of the Next Generation Science Standards learning ratings

Charter Fund, Inc., Broomfield, Colorado
36-month grant of $3,000,000 for continued support to identify, incubate, and scale promising Next Generation Learning school designs

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $650,000 for general support

State Voices, Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Los Angeles, California
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for support of the voting rights working group
http://www.maldef.org

Neo Philanthropy, New York, New York
12-month grant of $4,500,000 for support of the Four Freedoms Fund, a donor collaborative on immigrant civic integration at the state level

Center for American Progress, Washington, District of Columbia
24-month grant of $850,000 for support of its immigration policy program

Special Opportunity Fund

University of St. Andrews American Foundation, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
36-month grant of $500,000 for support of the Martyrs Kirk Postgraduate Research Library and Special Collections Reading Room
http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk