Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 40 Grants Totaling $25,502,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 14, 2018, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 40 grants totaling $25,502,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

Approved Grants

1International Program

Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA
24-month grant of $300,000 for a pilot study on data collection in conflict-affected countries.

C4ADS Washington, DC
24-month grant of $350,000 for new approaches and partnerships to analyze proliferation-related trade flows.

Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa Dakar, Senegal
24-month grant of $1,200,000 for an African diaspora fellowship program in the humanities and social sciences.

Deakin University Burwood, Australia
24-month grant of $400,000 for assessing the impact of external actors in the Syrian and Afghan proxy wars.

Federation of American Scientists Washington, DC
12-month grant of $210,000 for modifying liability structures and market incentives to give insurance and financial institutions leverage tools to enhance nuclear security.

Georgetown University Washington, DC
24-month grant of $839,000 for advancing scholar-practitioner engagement, through workshops, on-line publications, and case studies.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Washington, DC
24-month grant of $450,000 for the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship.

Johns Hopkins University Washington, DC
24-month grant of $750,000 for research, analysis, fellowships, and policy outreach on China's role in Africa.           

Lancaster University Lancaster, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $300,000 for a project on sectarianism and proxy actors in the Middle East.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $670,000 for support of the Security Studies Program.

Mercy Corps Portland, OR
24-month grant of $500,000 for facilitating information sharing and nongovernmental U.S. engagement and security dialogues on North Korea.

New America Foundation Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for a project on state use of non-state proxies in conflicts.

New Venture Fund Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for the N Square innovation collaborative.

Northeastern University Boston, MA
24-month grant of $398,000 for a project on citizenship, identity, and belonging in the Arab region.

Public Radio International Minneapolis, MN
24-month grant of $410,000 for a project to incorporate non-traditional voices in reporting on international security issues.

Ridgeway Information Ltd London, The United Kingdom
24-month grant of $600,000 for research on global nonproliferation issues and development of methodologies to use multimedia open sources in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Department of Safeguards.

University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA
24-month grant of $300,000 for a pilot study on data collection in conflict-affected countries.

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
24-month grant of $300,000 for a pilot study on data collection in conflict-affected countries.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
24-month grant of $400,000 for a project on exiting proxy wars in the Arab region.

2National Program

Arizona State University Foundation for A New American University Tempe, AZ
24-month grant of $500,000 for core support of the University Innovation Alliance.

Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
24-month grant of $825,000 for the diffusion of the Bard High School Early College model.

Bellwether Education Partners Washington, DC
12-month grant of $485,000 for continued work in three sites to better serve students with interrupted education.

Cambiar Education New York, NY
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project to support a new cohort in the School Systems Leaders Fellowship.

Center for Teaching Quality Carrboro, NC
18-month grant of $300,000 as a final grant for general support.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for a project to analyze the fiscal and economic impact of state-level immigration policies.

Complete College America Indianapolis, IN
24-month grant of $750,000 for general support.

Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action, Ltd. New York, NY
24-month grant of $450,000 for a project to protect and expand voting rights.

EdNavigator New Orleans, LA
12-month grant of $500,000 for general support.

Educators 4 Excellence New York, NY
12-month grant of $500,000 for general support.

Faith in Action Oakland, CA
18-month grant of $400,000 for a project to promote social cohesion and civic engagement in rural communities.


Faith in Public Life, Inc. Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for general support.

National Science Teachers Association Arlington, VA
24-month grant of $515,000 for a project to promote the use of tools and professional learning to evaluate instructional materials.

New Venture Fund Washington, DC
12-month grant of $750,000 for core support of Learning Heroes.

NewSchools Venture Fund, Oakland, CA
36-month grant of $3,250,000 for support of the Innovative Schools, Education Technology, and Diverse Leaders investment portfolios, as well as related knowledge-building activities, including the 2019 national Summit.

Trellis Education San Francisco, CA
24-month grant of $700,000 for a project to develop a mentoring community to support the development of new math and science teachers.

University of Washington Seattle, WA
24-month grant of $600,000 for the Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) to support school district reform through a systems-level network of educational leaders and academic research.

3Special Opportunities Fund

Brown University Providence, RI
36-month grant of $400,000 for the Adrienne Minassian Professorship in Islamic Art and Architecture in Honor of Marilyn Jenkins-Madina '62.

Institute of International Education, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $2,500,000 for general support in honor of the Institute of International Education's Centennial Anniversary.

Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, NY
12-month grant of $300,000 for support of the educational and outreach programming for the exhibition "Armenia!"

World Affairs Council of Northern California San Francisco, CA
12-month grant of $250,000 for the project, Because it Works: Reclaiming the American Capacity to Solve.