Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 37 Grants Totaling $29,620,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on 6/9/2016, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 37 grants totaling $29,620,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

International Program

American Council of Learned Societies New York, NY
​24-month grant of $3,800,000 as a final grant for fellowships in the humanities in Africa.

Arab Council for the Social Sciences Beirut, Lebanon
​24-month grant of $1,500,000 for Arab Futures: Reframing Knowledge in the Arab Region.

Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme Paris, France
24-month grant of $700,000 for The International Panel on Exiting violence (IPEV).

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship.

King's College London London, England
24-month grant of $1,200,000 for nonproliferation research and training in open-source methodology.

Mercy Corps Portland, OR
24-month grant of $500,000 for project support to facilitate nongovernmental U.S. engagement and security dialogues on North Korea.

National Academy of Sciences Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for U.S.-Russian Academies of Sciences nuclear security dialogue.

New York University New York, NY
24-month grant of $400,000 for a joint project with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on enhancing South-South cooperation and promoting African responses to peacebuilding in Africa.

Partnership for African Social and Governance Research Nairobi, Kenya
24-month grant of $560,000 as a one-time grant for strengthening social science research methods training in Africa.

Ploughshares Fund San Francisco, CA
24-month grant of $900,000 for the Innovation Fund Collaborative on Nuclear Security

Public Radio International, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
24-month grant of $410,000 for “Changing Worldviews and Identities in Uncertain Times,” a coverage initiative to explore intersection of cultural identity and global security with special attention to the perspectives of Millennials.

University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, WI
24-month grant of $600,000 for a joint project with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the role of women in peacebuilding in Africa.

National Program

Achievement First New Haven, CT
18-month grant of $750,000 for continued development and implementation of the Greenfield model, and associated knowledge building and dissemination.

Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for a project to codify and share resources from the Bard Early College model and create more supportive conditions for other models rethinking the college continuum.

Center for Teaching Quality, Inc. Carrboro, NC
24-month grant of $700,000 for general support.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Washington, DC
24-month grant of $750,000 for a project to analyze the fiscal and economic impact of state-level immigration policies.

Common Sense Media San Francisco, CA
12-month grant of $600,000 for the home-to-school connection project.

Complete College America Indianapolis, IN
24-month grant of $500,000 for general support.

EdNavigator New Orleans, LA
12-month grant of $500,000 for general support and project support for convenings on parent empowerment at the local level.

GreatSchools Oakland, CA
18-month grant of $750,000 for building parent understanding and support for postsecondary pathways and new ways of learning.

Leading Educators New Orleans, LA
18-month grant of $750,000 for general support.

National Council on Teacher Quality Washington, DC
24-month grant of $600,000 for a report on Great Districts for Great Teachers and a State Teacher Policy Yearbook.

National Science Teachers Association Arlington, VA
18-month grant of $500,000. For the development and expansion of an on-line Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) hub for tools and resources for teachers.

New Leaders, Inc. New York, NY
18-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support.

New Venture Fund Washington, DC
12-month grant of $750,000 for general support for the parent engagement initiative Learning Heroes and project support for a parent survey.

Russell Sage Foundation New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for research projects on U.S. immigration and immigrant integration into American society.

Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
24-month grant of $300,000 for a project to obtain and analyze government data on immigration enforcement practices.

Turnaround for Children, Inc. New York, NY
36-month grant of $1,000,000 for a research and development project to translate learning science research into high-leverage practices for schools.

University of Maryland Foundation, Inc. Adelphi, MD
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for continued development of Transforming Post-Secondary Education in Mathematics (TPSE Math), a project to transform post-secondary mathematics.

University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
24-month grant of $1,100,000 for continued support of "New Math Pathways," a project building successful transitions to post-secondary education.

University of Washington Seattle, WA
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project to support districts and cities that are redesigning school systems to foster and sustain student-centered learning environments.

Urban Schools Human Capital Academy Reston, VA
21-month grant of $1,400,000 for the development and launch of the State Human Capital Alliance

Special Opportunities Fund

Human Rights First New York, NY
24-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

Human Rights Watch, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC
18-month grant of $300,000 for a public education and engagement campaign related to the influence of immigration and democracy on the American identity.

Transnational Movement Initiatives

Central European University New York, NY
24-month grant of $600,000 for the project, “Striking from the Margins: Religion, State and Disintegration in the Middle East.”

Middle East Institute Washington, DC
24-month grant of $800,000 for Middle East Dialogue and Countering Violent Transnational Movements.