Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 36 Grants Totaling $22,360,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 8, 2018, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 36 grants totaling $22,360,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

Approved Grants

121st Century Fund

Equal Justice Works Washington, D.C.
30-month grant of $250,000 for the Disaster Recovery Legal Corps.

2International Program

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences—Next Einstein Initiative Foundation  Toronto, ON, Canada
24-month grant of $2,500,000 as a one-time grant for an African diaspora research chair program in data science.

Arizona State University Foundation for A New American University  Tempe, AZ
24-month grant of $500,000 for the McCain Institute's Next Generation Leaders program to support African fellows focused on peacebuilding.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs New York, NY
24-month grant of $450,000 for a project on ethics for a connected world.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $400,000 for core support of the Nuclear Policy Program

Century Foundation New York, NY
24-month grant of $400,000 for research and policy outreach on drivers and consequences of conflict in the Arab region.

CNA Corporation Arlington, VA
18-month grant of $250,000 for a project on U.S.-Russian nuclear arms control risks and policy options.

Council of American Overseas Research Centers Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $350,000 for supporting critical research and strengthening scholarly capacity in North Africa.

Georgetown University Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project on understanding the global impact of transnational religious soft power.

Hangricat Glen Ridge, NJ
6-month grant of $260,000 for the production and launch of The New Agenda: The Quest for Stability in U.S.-Russia Relations.

Union of Concerned Scientists Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $275,000 for a project to provide training and professional opportunities for early- and mid-career technical experts on international security.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
27-month grant of $1,000,000 as a final grant to help bridge the gap between the academy and the policy world. 


3National Program

America's Voice Education Fund Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $1,300,000 for general support.

Bank Street College of Education New York, NY
12-month grant of $1,000,000 for sustainable residency-based teacher preparation programs.

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Colorado Springs, CO
18-month grant of $800,000 for increasing the demand for high-quality science instructional materials in two states.

Center for Migration Studies of New York, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $350,000 for general support.

Center for Rural Strategies Whitesburg, KY
24-month grant of $300,000 for support of a project on immigration and rural voting rights.

Education Trust, Inc. Washington, D.C.
14-month grant of $550,000 for support of the parent equity fellowships and state equity coalitions.

Education Writers Association Washington, D.C.
18-month grant of $350,000 for support of national seminars, fellowships, and reporting resources and coaching.

Foundation for Excellence in Education Tallahassee, FL
12-month grant of $600,000 for research project focused on the alignment of education programs with the future of work.

Georgetown University Washington, D.C.
18-month grant of $400,000 for core support of the FutureEd think tank based at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.

New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc. New York, NY
12-month grant of $600,000 for advancing changes in education policy and practice.

New Profit Inc. Boston, MA
12-month grant of $1,150,000 for incubating and building capacity of new organizations to inform policy and practice.

New Venture Fund Washington, D.C.
15-month grant of $475,000 for core support of Seek Common Ground.

Public Religion Research Institute Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $550,000 for core support of its immigration and civic integration program.

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

Teachers College, Columbia University New York, NY
15-month grant of $300,000 for support of the Hechinger Report in its coverage of connections between education and job preparation.

Urban Schools Human Capital Academy Reston, VA
18-month grant of $800,000 for continued support of the State Human Capital Alliance.

Urban Teacher Center Baltimore, MD
18-month grant of $1,000,000 for preparation and development of teachers in three high-need urban school districts.

William J. Brennan, Jr., Center for Justice, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for core support of its democracy program.

4Special Opportunities Fund

Brown University Providence, RI
24-month grant of $500,000 for programs on the Arab Region, humanitarian interventions, and curricular development on international issues.

Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C.
12-month grant of $250,000 for the National Museum of African American History & Culture's Audience Engagement Program.

5Transnational Movements Initiatives

Center for Strategic Studies Jordan
24-month grant of $400,000 for a project on religion in public life and institutions in the Arab region.

West Point Association of Graduates West Point, NY
24-month grant of $600,000 for policy-relevant research and outreach on terrorism and counter-terrorism.