Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 47 Grants Totaling $35,762,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 13, 2018, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 47 grants totaling $35,762,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

Approved Grants

1International Program

AllAfrica Foundation Washington, DC
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project for elevating African voices on peacebuilding research and action.

Arab Council for the Social Sciences Beirut, Lebanon
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for building knowledge connections in the Arab region.

Brookings Institution Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for research, international engagements, and outreach on the emerging global order.

Center for a New American Security Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project on artificial intelligence and international security.

International Crisis Group New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,200,000 for a project on peacebuilding and conflict prevention in Africa and transnational conflict in the Middle East and North Africa.

King's College London London, The United Kingdom
24-month grant of $875,000 for research, outreach, and capacity-building activities to reduce nuclear risks.

Middle East Institute Washington, DC.
24-month grant of $400,000 for international dialogues on Arab region security.

Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
24-month grant of $1,250,000 for research, training, international engagements, and outreach on nuclear nonproliferation.

Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
24-month grant of $940,000 for the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies.

National Bureau of Asian Research Seattle, WA
24-month grant of $1,640,000 for a research project on China’s vision for a new regional and global order, and a Chinese Language Fellowship program.

National Committee on United States - China Relations, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $527,000 for support of the Public Intellectuals Program.

National Research Foundation Pretoria, South Africa
24-month grant of $450,000 for documenting postdoctoral training models and analyzing and disseminating results.

Nuclear Threat Initiative Inc. Washington, DC
12-month grant of $1,150,000 for general support and the William J. Perry Project.

Pacific Forum International Honolulu, HI
24-month grant of $625,000 for countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the Asia Pacific.

Search for Common Ground Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project to convene and amplify the expertise of African peacebuilding practitioners and scholars.

Stanford University Stanford, CA
24-month grant of $800,000 for research, training, international engagements, and outreach on international security.

The Conversation Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
24-month grant of $500,000 for global, open-access, knowledge-based journalism to bridge the gap between research and policy in Africa.

Tufts University Medford, MA
24-month grant of $800,000 for expanding and enriching the study of Russia.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Beirut, Lebanon
24-month grant of $450,000 for the National Agenda for the Future of Syria (NAFS) Programme Phase II.

University of Cape Town Rondebosch, South Africa
24-month grant of $350,000 for support of e/merge Africa e-learning professional development network.

University of the Western Cape Bellville, South Africa
24-month grant of $260,000 for research study of African higher education policymakers and practices.

University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, WI
24-month grant of $900,000 for expanding and enriching the study of Russia.

Wilton Park West Sussex, The United Kingdom
24-month grant of $300,000 for support of two international conferences and associated activities on peacebuilding in Africa.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Washington, DC
24-month grant of $875,000 for engaging African peacebuilding scholars to inform policy dialogues in the United States through the Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding.

2National Program

American Association for the Advancement of Science Washington, DC
24-month grant of $750,000 for development and launch of the SEA Change Institute.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Stanford, CA
24-month grant of $2,500,000 for continuation of the iLEAD project.

Center for Better Schools Newport, RI
18-month grant of $400,000 as a final grant for general support.

Church World Service Elkhart, IN
24-month grant of $350,000 for communications and advocacy to promote pro-refugee policies at state and federal levels.

Digital Promise Washington, DC
24-month grant of $2,000,000 for a project to develop alignment between research and practice, infrastructures for cross-sector collaboration and competency-based professional learning.

Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. Bethesda, MD
18-month grant of $500,000 for general support.

Education Resource Strategies Inc. Watertown, MA
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for continued implementation of strategic school and district redesign partnerships at scale.

EDUCAUSE Washington, DC
18-month grant of $450,000 for a project to identify, adapt, and implement effective change management strategies within a school district context.

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA
12-month grant of $350,000 for a project involving the national expansion of Remake Learning Days and associated family and community engagement activities

Instruction Partners Nashville, TN
18-month grant of $700,000 for a project to launch district and school partnerships to implement new science standards with high-quality instructional materials.

Learning Policy Institute Palo Alto, CA
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for planning and launch of the Educator Preparation Innovation Center.

NALEO Educational Fund, Inc. Los Angeles, CA
24-month grant of $550,000 for general support.

National Domestic Workers Alliance New York, NY
12-month grant of $300,000 for general support.

National Opinion Research Center Chicago, IL
15-month grant of $290,000 for a student survey to evaluate broader long-term outcomes associated with the Bottom Line program.

Partnership for a New American Economy Research Fund New York, NY
24-month grant of $300,000 for general support.

Partnership for Los Angeles Schools Los Angeles, CA
24-month grant of $625,000 for a project to support school redesign work and district partnerships beyond Los Angeles.

PowerMyLearning, Inc. New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of a strategic evidence plan for family playlists and optimizing the adoption of family playlists.

President and Fellows of Harvard College Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $725,000 for developing and launching an Institute model for Proving Ground, an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research.

President and Fellows of Harvard College Cambridge, MA
21-month grant of $600,000 for core support of the Education Redesign Lab.

Riverdale Country School Bronx, NY
9-month grant of $430,000 for support to the Teachers Guild to implement a project that would strengthen parent-teacher collaboration.

Teachers College,Columbia University, New York, NY
15-month grant of $350,000 for a project to design and implement a system of text-message alerts to families about their child’s academic performance.

University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
24-month grant of $1,100,000 for continuation of the Dana Center math pathways work.

3Special Opportunities Fund

Graduate Center of the City University of New York New York, NY
24-month grant of $350,000 as a one-time only grant for the Perils and Promise of Democracy.