Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 32 Grants Totaling $24,574,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 2, 2017, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 32 grants totaling $24,574,000.

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

Board-Approved Grants

1International Program

African Academy of Sciences | Nairobi, Kenya
36-month grant of $1,999,000 for a postdoctoral program in support of rising research leaders in science and engineering.

Alliance for Peacebuilding | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $650,000 for a consortium on evaluation and adaptive learning for peacebuilding.

American Political Science Association| Washington, DC
24-month grant of $640,000 for professional development of political scientists from the Arab region.

Center for Public Integrity | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for deepening public understanding of nuclear issues.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc. | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $450,000 for the China Power project.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc. | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $350,000 for U.S.-China dialogue on the global economic order.

George Mason University | Fairfax, VA
24-month grant of $600,000 for enhancing and promoting scholarship on and in the Arab region.

Henry L. Stimson Center | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $800,000 for analysis and dissemination on critical global threats.

Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda
30-month grant of $1,000,000 for a competitive postdoctoral research support program.

Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda
36-month grant of $1,000,000 for the doctoral program in social studies at the Makerere Institute for Social Research.

National Committee on American Foreign Policy | New York, NY
24-month grant of $400,000 for international dialogues on the challenges posed by North Korea.

Nonproliferation Policy Education Center | Arlington, VA
24-month grant of $285,000 for training and research on the role of intelligence in responding to proliferation.

Partnership for a Secure America, Inc. | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for the Congressional Partnership Program to educate congressional staffers.

Royal Institute of International Affairs | London, The United Kingdom
24-month grant of $650,000 for analysis and dissemination on the rise and impact of non-state armed groups in the Arab region.

Social Science Research Council | Brooklyn, NY
24-month grant of $2,200,000 for a fellowship program to promote doctoral research and writing on peacebuilding by African social scientists.

University of Cape Town, Rondebosch | South Africa
36-month grant of $2,300,000 for Developing Emerging Academic Leaders through postdoctoral support.

University of Maryland Foundation, Inc. | Adelphi, MD
24-month grant of $500,000 for training and research on nuclear and international security.

University of the Witwatersrand | Johannesburg, South Africa
36-month grant of $300,000 for an Alumni Diaspora Program.

2National Program

Asia Society | New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 as a final grant to support the creation and launch of a digital platform that will integrate support and knowledge sharing across Asia Society’s school networks.

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study | Colorado Springs, CO
15-month grant of $1,000,000 for the development of tools and processes to select or adapt instructional materials to support the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards and general support.

Center for Community Change | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $850,000 for general support.

CityBridge Education | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of an integrated approach to innovative school design and redesign, and related knowledge sharing activities.

Equal Justice Works | Washington, DC
18-month grant of $550,000 for support of its Justice AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship Program.

Flamboyan Foundation | Washington, DC
18-month grant of $325,000 for the National Family Engagement Fellowship and development of an educator preparation strategy.

KIPP Foundation | New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for learning and sharing across and beyond the network as part of the KIPP: 2020 plan, with a focus on KIPP Through College and External Impact.

Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago, IL
24-month grant of $500,000 for developing a new course on the Next Generation Science Standards for teachers and aligning existing course materials to support the Institute for Quality Science Teaching.

National Immigration Forum, Inc. | Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,250,000 for general support.

President and Fellows of Harvard College | Cambridge, MA
18-month grant of $500,000 for support of Education Redesign Lab's “By All Means” initiative and related research, policy, and knowledge-building activities.

Student Achievement Partners, Inc. | New York, NY
21-month grant of $700,000  for the development and dissemination of instructional materials alignment resources and resources to support English Language Learners.

Students for Education Reform | New York, NY
12-month grant of $450,000 for general support.

Third Sector New England, Inc. | Boston, MA
18-month grant of $525,000 for the Global Family Research Project strengthening family engagement through public libraries.

University of Virginia | Charlottesville, VA
9-month grant of $400,000 for support of the Nudge4 Solutions Lab to develop targeted, technology-enabled solutions to reduce educational inequality, particularly around access to postsecondary opportunities, and to convene a community of practice to develop scalable solutions to high-quality college advising.

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