Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 48 Grants Totaling $35,170,400

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 12, 2019, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 48 grants totaling $35,170,400. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM
American Councils for International Education, Inc., Washington, DC, The United States 
27-month grant of $231,000. For the Academic Fellowships in Russia Program.

American University in Cairo, New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $400,000. For a project on alternative policy solutions. 

Boston University, Boston, MA, The United States 
24-month grant of $450,000. For the Costs of War Project. 

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Chicago, IL, The United States 
24-month grant of $550,000. For general support.

Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $300,000. For general support.

Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $250,000. For investigative reporting on the increasing speed of warfare.

Central European University, New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $450,000. For an international scholars network on state and social transformations in the Arab region.

Columbia University, New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $700,000. For expanding and enriching the study of Russia in the United States.

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., New York, NY, The United States 
36-month grant of $994,400. For the International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars.

George Washington University, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $700,000. For the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia (PONARS Eurasia).

Georgetown University, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $500,000. For enhancing academic and public policy understanding of Russia.

Global Zero, Washington, DC, The United States 
18-month grant of $325,000. For the Nuclear Crisis Group.

Institute of International Education, Inc., New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $3,500,000. For the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.

Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda 
24-month grant of $1,000,000. For a competitive fellowship program for early-career academics.

Nudge Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon 
24-month grant of $300,000. As a final grant for the Consumer Citizens Lab.

Research Foundation of the City University of New York, New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $400,000. For research collaborations and professional development for displaced Middle East scholars.

Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, London, The United Kingdom 
24-month grant of $500,000. For a transatlantic dialogue on China.

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $4,400,000. For the African Peacebuilding Network and Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa program.

St Antony's College, Oxford, The United Kingdom 
24-month grant of $750,000. For a University Consortium on the relationship between Russia and the West.

Transparency International, London, The United Kingdom 
24-month grant of $350,000. For a project on security assistance, corruption, and prolonged conflict.

Tufts University, Medford, MA, The United States 
24-month grant of $250,000. For participation of African academics in the Talloires Network Leaders Conference.

University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, The United States 
36-month grant of $475,000. For the Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue.

University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana 
24-month grant of $2,025,000. For support of early-career, doctoral, and postdoctoral candidates and a pan-African doctoral academy deploying diaspora linkages.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, The United States 
24-month grant of $500,000. For a project on policy-relevant responses to emerging policy issues.

University of Sydney, Sydney, NWS, Australia 
24-month grant of $400,000. As a final grant for a project on the implications of quantum theory and its application for international peace and security.

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, The United States 
24-month grant of $275,000. For a study and policy dialogues on the impact of private universities on public universities in Africa.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $600,000. For the Foreign Policy Fellowship Program to educate congressional staffers.



NATIONAL PROGRAM
4.0 Schools, New Orleans, LA, The United States 
21-month grant of $525,000. For the development of entrepreneurial pathways for new schools and learning models.

Bellwether Education Partners, Sudbury, MA, The United States 
24-month grant of $600,000. For continued support of a project to align services to better serve students with interrupted education.

Columbia University, New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $500,000. For Center for Public Research Leadership's project to support education systems and organizations to improve professional learning of teachers linked to the use of high-quality instructional materials.

DreamYard Project, Inc., Bronx, NY, The United States 
30-month grant of $950,000. For providing work-based learning opportunities to high school students in partnership with Here to Here.

EL Education, Inc., New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $800,000. For a project to design and field test learning progressions that support teachers, coaches, school and district leaders implementing a high-quality Language Arts curriculum.

Foundation for Excellence in Education, Tallahassee, FL, The United States 
12-month grant of $470,000. For continuation of a research project focused on the alignment of education programs with the future of work.

FSG Inc., Boston, MA, The United States 
24-month grant of $750,000. For continued support of a project to improve educational equity by building capacity for systems change and collective impact. 

Fund for the City of New York, Inc., New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $400,000. For core support of the Student Success Network. 

Highlander Institute, Providence, RI, The United States 
24-month grant of $800,000. For expansion of a school-based process to implement blended and personalized learning approaches.

Illustrative Mathematics, Oro Valley, AZ, The United States 
12-month grant of $300,000. For a project to develop partnerships with other professional learning organizations to support the implementation of a high-quality math curriculum.

MDRC, New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $500,000. For the Center for Effective Career and Technical Education.

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $800,000. For enhancing science and engineering in prekindergarten through fifth grade.

New Visions for Public Schools, Inc., New York, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $800,000. For Comprehensive Instructional Support in Science: A project to develop and field test a Next Generation Science Standards-designed high school biology curriculum.

Riverdale Country School, Bronx, NY, The United States 
24-month grant of $500,000. For core support of the Teachers Guild.

Surge Institute, Chicago, IL, The United States 
30-month grant of $650,000. For general support.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, The United States 
24-month grant of $250,000. For core support of the Cowen Institute.

Urban Teacher Center, Baltimore, MD, The United States 
18-month grant of $800,000. For a project to evaluate the effectiveness of Urban Teachers’ model of teacher preparation.



SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, The United States 
24-month grant of $1,000,000. For support for a model faculty development program for historically black colleges and universities.

Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, The United States  24-month grant of $500,000. For support for a model faculty development program for historically black colleges and universities.

United States Foundation for the Commemoration of the World Wars, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $1,000,000. As a one-time grant for the development of a national memorial commemorating the legacy of the First World War.



TRANSNATIONAL MOVEMENTS INITIATIVES
American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, The United States 
24-month grant of $700,000. For the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Workshops and the Arab Political Science Network (APSN).