Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 39 Grants Totaling $29,107,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 13, 2019, Carnegie Corporation of New York's board of trustees approved 39 grants totaling $29,107,000. Brief descriptions of board-approved grant are provided below.

Approved Grants

1International Program

Asia Foundation San Francisco, CA
24-month grant of $250,000 as a one-time grant for a project on China's Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia.

Center for Strategic and International StudiesInc. Washington, DC
12-month grant of $250,000  for research, dissemination, and international engagement activities of the Russia and Eurasia Program.

CNA Corporation Arlington, VA
24-month grant of $250,000 for expanding the field of Russian military studies.  

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project on managing global disorder.

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. New York, NY
16-month grant of $1,000,000 for a public education and outreach project on U.S. foreign policy.

European Leadership Network London, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $650,000 for a project on Russia and the West.

George Mason University Fairfax, VA
24-month grant of $700,000 for enhancing and promoting scholarship on and in the Arab region.

George Washington University Washington, DC
24-month grant of $700,000 for the Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS).

Georgetown University Washington, DC
24-month grant of $292,000 for boot camps on strategic force analysis and technological change.

Indiana University Bloomington, IN
24-month grant of $700,000 for strengthening Russian area studies.

King's College London London, The United Kingdom
24-month grant of $1,850,000 for core support to the African Leadership Centre.

Nuclear Threat Initiative Inc. Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,800,000 for general support.

University of Gothenburg Sweden
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project on local governance under decentralization in Oman and the Arab region.

University of Maryland College Park, MD
24-month grant of $400,000 for training and research on nuclear and international security.

University of Southampton Southampton, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $215,000 for research on the history of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Washington, DC
30-month grant of $1,500,000 for a fellowship program for early career scholars on China and Asia.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Washington, DC
18-month grant of $270,000 for support to the Mainstreaming Russian Expertise project at the Kennan Institute.

2National Program

Blue Engine New York, NY
18-month grant of $400,000 for a project to support a co-teaching model in New York City high school algebra classrooms.

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. Silver Spring, MD
24-month grant of $500,000 for general support.

Chiefs for Change Washington, DC
24-month grant of $750,000 for general support.

Council of Chief State School Officers, Inc. Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,700,000 for the Coherence Lab Fellowship: Cohort II.

Data Quality Campaign Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $750,000 for changing the role of data to improve education outcomes.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Denver, CO
24-month grant of $300,000 for a project involving Urban Advantage Denver to work with Denver Public Schools to support the implementation of Amplify Science in Middle Schools.

DonorsChoose.org New York, NY
12-month grant of $500,000 for support of a family engagement challenge and dissemination.

Education Pioneers, Inc. Boston, MA
12-month grant of $300,000 as a final grant for general support.

Foundations, Inc. Mount Laurel, NJ
12-month grant of $300,000 for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's parent and teacher initiative and knowledge sharing system.

iCivics Inc. Cambridge, MA
18-month grant of $500,000 for a campaign to elevate civic education in the national political discourse.

Jefferson Education Exchange Arlington, VA
18-month grant of $400,000 for general support.

Migration Policy Institute Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,260,000 for general support.

Neo Philanthropy New York, NY
24-month grant of $3,500,000 for core support of the State Infrastructure Fund focused on nonpartisan voter engagement.

New Teacher Center Santa Cruz, CA
24-month grant of $800,000 for a project to develop a curriculum implementation coaching program aligned to Expeditionary Learning Education’s high-quality K-8 Language Arts curriculum and pilot in Detroit and New York City Public Schools.

New Venture Fund Washington, DC
12-month grant of $720,000 for core support of Learning Heroes.

New York City Leadership Academy Long Island City, NY
15-month grant of $700,000 for a project to develop tools and professional learning for school leaders focused on the use of standards-aligned, culturally relevant instructional materials and support for engaging families.

President and Fellows of Harvard College Cambridge, MA
12-month grant of $500,000 for support of the Edmond J. Safra Center’s role in developing and piloting renewed civics education curriculum in Massachusetts public schools.

Teachers CollegeColumbia University New York, NY
18-month grant of $300,000 for support of the Hechinger Report in its coverage of postsecondary pathways.

Transcend Inc. Hastings on Hudson, NY
24-month grant of $750,000 for general support.

Urban Assembly, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $750,000 for codification and expansion of the Resilient Scholars Program, an evidence-based socio-emotional learning model for high school students.

3Special Opportunities Fund

James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy Foundation, Inc. Durham, NC
24-month grant of $750,000 for the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows program.

New Venture Fund Washington, DC
15-month grant of $1,000,000 for core support of the 2020 Census Project.