Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 37 Grants Totaling $33,062,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 6, 2018, Carnegie Corporation of New York's board of trustees approved 37 grants totaling $33,062,000. Brief descriptions of each board-approved grant are provided below.

Approved Grants

1International Program

American Council of Learned Societies New York, NY
36-month grant of $5,000,000 as a final grant for fellowships in the humanities in Africa.

American University Washington, DC
24-month grant of $704,000 for training, research, and outreach to bridge the gap between academia and the policy world.

Aspen Institute, Inc. Washington, DC
12-month grant of $600,000 for the Congressional Program.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Washington, DC
24-month grant of $250,000 for support of United States-Iran relations.

Center for Policy Studies in Russia Monterey, CA 
24-month grant of $400,000 for strengthening U.S.-Russian nuclear security.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc. Washington, DC
18-month grant of $250,000 as a one-time grant for technical and strategic analysis of boost phase missile defense.

Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme Paris, France
24-month grant of $400,000 for phase two of the International Panel in Exiting Violence.

Library of Congress Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for the Congressional Research Program on U.S.-Russia and U.S.-China Relations.

London School of Economics and Political Science London, The United Kingdom
24-month grant of $550,000 for a project on building political legitimacy and citizenship in the Arab world.


President and Fellows of Harvard College Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $338,000 for the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations.

Truman Center for National Policy Washington, DC 
24-month grant of $500,000 as a final grant for strengthening expertise on national security and U.S. foreign policy.


University of Denver Denver, CO
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project on promoting ethical approaches to policy engagement.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Washington, DC
24-month grant of $520,000 as a final grant for the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP).


Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for strengthening U.S. expertise and knowledge about Russia.

2National Program

Achieve, Inc. Washington, DC
12-month grant of $500,000 for a project to support smarter implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards focused on increased demand for high-quality instructional materials.

Achievement Network Boston, MA
18-month grant of $800,000 for a project with school districts to work on content-rich, equity focused professional learning and the adoption of high-quality curricula.

Aspen Institute, Inc. Washington, DC
15-month grant of $400,000 for core support of the Aspen Education and Society Program.

Chalkbeat New York, NY
12-month grant of $350,000 for general support.

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

Common Sense Media San Francisco, CA
15-month grant of $750,000 for building public understanding and supporting the home-to-school connection in a digital age.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Sebastopol, CA
24-month grant of $500,000 for support of an initiative coordinating national, state, and local level grantmaking efforts.

Innovate Public Schools San Jose, CA
12-month grant of $300,000 for support of programs that train and develop effective community organizers and parent leaders.

Learning Forward Dallas, TX
18-month grant of $800,000 for a project to support the What Matters Now Network improvement community focused on professional learning and instructional materials.

National Center for Civic Innovation New York, NY
12-month grant of $2,000,000 for a project to support OpenSciEd.

National Immigration Law Center Los Angeles, CA
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support.

Neo Philanthropy New York, NY
12-month grant of $4,200,000 for core support of the Four Freedoms Fund, a donor collaborative on immigrant civic integration at the state level.

New York Hall of Science New York, NY
12-month grant of $400,000 as a final grant for launching the Coalition for a STEM Future.

Student Achievement Partners, Inc. New York, NY
12-month grant of $500,000 for a project to design new online professional learning and elevate teachers’ voices on the use of instructional materials.

Teach For All New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,300,000 for continued development of the Global Learning Lab.

Teaching Lab Washington DC
15-month grant of $300,000 for a project to build organizational capacity around data collection and analysis.

TNTP, Inc. New York, NY
12-month grant of $800,000 for general support.

UnboundED Brooklyn, NY
18-month grant of $800,000 for a project to expand the Standards Institute focused on improving local capacity to implement standards aligned instruction and increase access to high-quality open education resources.

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 education in postsecondary mathematics in the United States.

3Special Opportunities Fund

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. Arlington, VA
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for core support of the PBS NewsHour.

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

President and Fellows of Harvard College Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $400,000 for the Journalist's Resource.

Research Foundation of State University of New York Albany, NY 
24-month grant of $300,000 for continued development of the New York Consortium for Research on Education and the Workforce.