Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 24 Grants Totaling $17,237,400

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 8, 2016, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 24 grants totaling $17,237,400.

Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

Board-Approved Grants

1International Program

Aspen Institute, Inc. | Washington, DC
12-month grant of $600,000 for Congressional Education Seminars.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $750,000 for a project on political Islam and changing forms of sociopolitical activism in Arab countries.

Center for Policy Studies in Russia | Monterey, CA
24-month grant of $450,000 for strengthening U.S.-Russian nuclear security.

George Mason University | Fairfax, VA
24-month grant of $300,000 for developing alternative indicators to measure local perceptions of progress toward peacebuilding and statebuilding in Africa.

New America Foundation | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $250,000 for support of a United States-Iran Track II dialogue.

Princeton University | Princeton, NJ
36-month grant of $687,900 for support of the China and the World program.

RAND Corporation | Santa Monica, CA
18-month grant of $500,000 for a project examining the role of African-led peacebuilding missions.

Truman Center for National Policy (formerly Center for National Policy) | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for strengthening expertise on national security and U.S. foreign policy.

University of Denver | Denver, CO
24-month grant of $999,500 for bridging the gap between the academy and the policy world with a focus on inclusive peacebuilding.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,150,000 for building and sustaining a foundation for productive U.S.-Russia engagement.

2National Program

Cambiar Education | New York, NY
18-month grant of $500,000 for the School Systems Leadership Fellowship program.

Center for Better Schools | Newport, RI
15-month grant of $800,000 for field module execution, evaluation, strategic planning, and general support.

Chalkbeat | New York, NY
12-month grant of $350,000 for building public understanding around educational equity while giving a voice to families and educators.

Education Pioneers, Inc. | Oakland, CA
12-month grant of $1,000,000 for the execution of the revitalization plan.

Education Trust, Inc. | Washington, DC
12-month grant of $250,000 for advancing educational equity and stakeholder engagement in New York State.

Innovate Public Schools | San Jose, CA
12-month grant of $250,000 for national organizing work, including the Community Organizer Training Program and the Parent Leader Institute.

National Immigration Law Center | Los Angeles, CA
24-month grant of $650,000 for general support.

Neo Philanthropy | New York, NY
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.

New Tech Network | Napa, CA
12-month grant of $500,000 for enhancing the quality of New Tech Network's current approach to whole school transformation, piloting alternate approaches to school transformation, and building knowledge about the impact and efficacy of both strategies.

The 74 | New York, NY
12-month grant of $250,000 for building public understanding around Next Generation High Schools for parents and communities.

Trellis Education | San Francisco, CA
18-month grant of $500,000 for a project to transform science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teacher mentoring.

UnboundED | Brooklyn, NY
12-month grant of $1,000,000 for improving training and support for teachers and school leaders to implement Common Core State Standards.

Welcoming America | Decatur, GA
24-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

3Special Opportunities Fund

International Rescue Committee, Inc. | New York, NY
24-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

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