Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 48 Grants Totaling $39,490,900

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At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 17, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 48 grants totaling $39,490,900. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

21st CENTURY FUND
Columbia University, New York, NY
36-month grant of $2,200,000 for a project to provide online access to historical records related to the inception and early years of Carnegie Corporation of New York; and to further develop tools and technology to receive and permanently preserve digital materials in the future.
http://spa.columbia.edu/proposals/institutional-information

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM  
Alexandria Trust, London, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $299,900 for support of the online publication AL-Fanar.
http://www.thealexandriatrust.org

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
36-month grant of $1,010,000 ss a final grant for collaboration with the University of Ghana and Makerere University to promote research excellence and retention of early- and mid-career scholars and scientists.
http://www.cambridge-africa.cam.ac.uk/initiatives/caprex/

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for investigating how developments in non-nuclear technology could lower the nuclear threshold.
http://www.ceip.org

Center for a New American Security, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for assessing the impact of disruptive technologies on strategic stability between the United States and Russia.
http://www.cnas.org

Center for the National Interest, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $520,000 for a U.S.-Russian dialogue on mutual interests and values.
http://www.cftni.org

Century Foundation, New York, NY
24-month grant of $600,000 for a project to conduct research, dialogues, and policy outreach on drivers of conflict in the Arab region.
www.tcf.org

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
24-month grant of $500,000 for enhancing and promoting scholarship on and in the Arab Region.
https://www.gmu.edu/

George Washington University, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $700,000 for the Project on Middle East Political Science.
http://www.ponarseurasia.org/

George Washington University, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $530,000 for facilitating bipartisan nuclear consensus.
http://www.ponarseurasia.org/

George Washington University, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $450,000 for the Project on U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy Toward China.
http://www.gwu.edu/ (program website: http://www.ponarseurasia.org/)

George Washington University, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $800,000 for the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia.
http://www.ponarseurasia.org/

Georgetown University, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for investigating disruptive technologies, strategic vulnerability, and the future of deterrence.
http://https://government.georgetown.edu/

Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA
24-month grant of $485,000 for a scenario-based project on the dynamics of command, control, and coordination in cyber-conflict escalation.
http://www.inta.gatech.edu

President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $670,000 for strengthening nuclear security and nonproliferation policies.
http://www.pz.gse.harvard.edu

Independent Diplomat, New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for general support.
www.independentdiplomat.com

Institute of International Education, Inc., New York, NY,
24-month grant of $3,500,000 for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.
http://www.iie.org

International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $600,000 for dialogue and research on Iran, nuclear proliferation and security in the Persian Gulf and the surrounding region.
http://www.iiss.org

International Research and Exchanges Board, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $700,000 for improving university research administration in Eurasia and Africa.
http://www.irex.org

King's College London, London, Greater London, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $284,700 for understanding how missile defense will affect nuclear deterrence and stability in the new strategic environment.
http://www.africanleadershipcentre.org / www.kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/worldwide/initiatives/global/alc/i

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $450,000 for managing new technologies and reaching new audiences to reduce nuclear risk.
http://www.nrdc.org

RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA
27-month grant of $500,000 for impeding the spread of hypersonic glide vehicles and cruise missiles.
http://www.rand.org

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY
24-month grant of $2,460,000 for the African Peacebuilding Network.
http://www.ssrc.org/programs/apn

St Antony's College, Oxford, United Kingdom
24-month grant of $600,000 for a University Consortium to address the relationship between Russia and the West.
http://www.sant.ox.ac.uk

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
26-month grant of $501,400 for strengthening the links between the academy and policymakers in the international relations field by providing more and better data relevant to both communities.
http://www.wm.edu

 

LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE
Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $500,000 Academic Leadership Award in recognition of Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels’ outstanding academic and institutional leadership.
http://www.sais-jhu.edu

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
12-month grant of $500,000 Academic Leadership Award in recognition of Southern California University President Chrysostomos L. Nikias’ outstanding academic and institutional leadership.
http://www.usc.edu/price

University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
12-month grant of $500,000 Academic Leadership Award in recognition of University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio's outstanding academic and institutional leadership.
www.utep.org

Trinity Washington University, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $500,000 Academic Leadership Award in recognition of Trinity Washington University President Patricia McGuire's outstanding academic and institutional leadership

 

NATIONAL PROGRAM
Alliance for Excellent Education, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for general support.
http://www.all4ed.org

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA,
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for the national expansion of the community college pathways program.
http://www.carnegiefoundation.org

CityBridge Foundation, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for the development and implementation of innovative school models in the District of Columbia.
http://www.citybridgefoundation.org

Columbia University, New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for an innovative program to prepare graduate school students for leadership in the education sector. http://spa.columbia.edu/proposals/institutional-information

Denver Public Schools Foundation, Denver, CO
24-month grant of $500,000 for the implementation of one Opportunity by Design school in Denver.
http://www.dpsk12.org

Digital Promise, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,300,000 for development of Education Innovation Clusters and continued support of the Research@Work initiative.
http://www.digitalpromise.org

Education Trust, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 as a final grant for general support.
www.edtrust.org

Foundation for Excellence in Education, Tallahassee, FL
12-month grant of $530,000 for communications on standards and assessments and continued development of online courses for policymakers.
http://www.ExcelinEd.org

iMentor, New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for internal capacity building to expand school mentoring program.
http://www.imentor.org

Immigrant Legal Resource Center, San Francisco, CA
24-month grant of $3,000,000 for a national citizenship initiative.
http://www.ilrc.org

International Research and Exchanges Board, Inc., Washington, DC
14-month grant of $499,900 for a World Smarts Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Challenge.
http://www.irex.org

New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc., New York, NY
36-month grant of $1,500,000 for development of academic and partnership models for Teach to One: Math.
http://www.newclassrooms.org

New Visions for Public Schools, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,300,000 for activities to develop teacher leaders and new principals and to create micro-certification courses.
http://www.newvisions.org

New Visions for Public Schools, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $700,000 for a matching grant to support teacher residents.
http://www.newvisions.org

NewSchools Venture Fund, Oakland, CA
12-month grant of $1,000,000 for development of new school models, tools, and services.
http://newschools.org

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for advancing the use of digital museum assets in schools.
http://smithsonianeducation.org/

Teach For America, Inc., New York City, NY
15-month grant of $750,000 for support for the School Systems Leaders Fellowship program.
http://www.teachforamerica.org

 

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $250,000 for support of its work to protect speech and privacy rights.
www.aclu.org

Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, New York, NY
24-month grant of $300,000 for a program to offer naturalization assistance through the New York City public library system.
http://www.nyc.gov/fund