Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 61 Grants Totaling $48,262,300

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At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 8, 2016, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 61 grants totaling $48,262,300.

Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

International Program
American University
Washington, DC

24-month grant of $741,000 for a project on bridging the gap between academia and the policy world.

Artis International Cave Creek, AZ

24-month grant of $628,000 for policy research on state failure and social fragmentation in the Arab region.

Brookings Institution Washington, DC

24-month grant of $1,000,000 for promoting global governance and cooperation in an era of geopolitical upheaval.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc. Washington, DC

24-month grant of $499,900 for unofficial diplomatic dialogue on countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the Asia-Pacific region, with a special emphasis on North Korea.

Columbia University New York, NY

24-month grant of $1,000,000 as a final grant for bridging the gap between the academy and policy world through a global hub for research and consultation on cyber policy.

Columbia University New York, NY

24-month grant of $1,000,000 for expanding and enriching the study of Russia in the social sciences at Columbia University.

Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa Dakar, Senegal 36-month grant of $1,199,000 for higher education policy engagement initiative.

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. New York, NY

36-month grant of $1,000,000 for the International Affairs Fellowship for tenured international relations scholars.

Indiana University Bloomington, IN

24-month grant of $1,000,000 for expanding and enriching the study of Russia in the social sciences at Indiana University.

International Crisis Group New York, NY

24-month grant of $1,000,000for a project on promoting statebuilding and peacebuilding in Africa and a project on modern conflict, transnational threats and non-state actors.

Middlebury College Middlebury, VT

24-month grant of $878,000 for the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies and the Russia Summer Institute.

Middlebury College Middlebury, VT

24-month grant of $900,000 for promoting global security by means of nonproliferation education, training, and policy-oriented research.

National Bureau of Asian Research Seattle, WA

24-month grant of $584,300 for a project on the strategic implications of Russia-China relations.

National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc. New York, NY

24-month grant of $527,600 for support of the Public Intellectuals Program: a fellows program to create and strengthen ongoing links among academia, the policymaking world, and opinion leaders on China.

National Democratic Institute for International Affairs Washington, DC

24-month grant of $500,000 as a one-time grant for a project on the use of bottom-up indicators of citizen inclusion and confidence in transitional processes in Kenya and South Sudan.

Princeton University Princeton, NJ

24-month grant of $500,700 as a final grant for core support to the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination.

Rice University Houston, TX

24-month grant of $600,000 for confronting the governance crisis in the Middle East and North Africa toward establishing inclusive and pluralistic systems post-Arab Spring.

Search for Common Ground Washington, DC

24-month grant of $600,000 for engaging African peacebuilding practitioners in research and dissemination aimed at policymakers.

Stanford University Stanford, CA

24-month grant of $1,000,000 for research and writing on international security.

Tufts University Medford, MA

24-month grant of $1,000,000 as a final grant for bridging the gap between the academy and policy world through an interdisciplinary project on the migration crisis and state fragility.

Tufts University Medford, MA

24-month grant of $800,000 for the Russian Foreign Relations Program at The Fletcher School.

University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA

36-month grant of $500,000 for the Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue.

University of Ghana Accra, Ghana

36-month grant of $2,940,000 for support of early career doctoral and postdoctoral candidates and a pan-African doctoral academy deploying diaspora linkages.

University of the Western Cape Bellville, South Africa

36-month grant of $798,700 as a one-time grant for doctoral and postdoctoral training in higher education studies.

University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, WI

24-month grant of $1,000,000 for expanding and enriching the study of Russia in the social sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Wilton Park West Sussex, England

24-month grant of $294,300 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 $677,300 for engaging African peacebuilding scholars to inform policy dialogues in the United States through the Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding.

National Program
Blue Engine
New York, NY

15-month grant of $500,000 for a project to develop teacher pipeline and general operating support.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Stanford, CA

11-month grant of $400,000 for a project on learning to improve by building a field of improvement science in education.

Citizen Schools Boston, MA

12-month grant of $400,000 as a final grant for a project to evaluate program impact and potential teacher pipeline pathways.

Data Quality Campaign Washington, DC

12-month grant of $575,000 for increasing public understanding of the value of education data and building capacity to ensure that the diversity of education stakeholders can employ data to improve the student experience.

Digital Promise Washington, DC

24-month grant of $1,200,000 for a project to advance professional learning with educator micro-credentials.

Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. Bethesda, MD

24-month grant of $500,000 for continuing coverage on advancing student learning through integrated designs for school innovation in Education Week and on edweek.org.

Education Resource Strategies Inc. Watertown, MA

24-month grant of $1,500,000 for a project to support the redesign of schools and the systems that support them (districts, non-profit organizations, e.g.) and for continued development of tools, resources, and research that meet growing demand from states and districts for redesign support.

Khan Academy Mountain View, CA

12-month grant of $400,000 for assessment and evaluation of the national LearnStorm initiative.

Learning Policy Institute Palo Alto, CA

24-month grant of $450,000 for research that advances understanding of teacher and leadership preparation practices that support deeper learning for diverse learners.

National Academy of Sciences Washington, DC

24-month grant of $441,000 for a project to update science resources for middle and high school to align with the Next Generation Science Standards.

NewSchools Venture Fund Oakland, CA

24-month grant of $2,000,000 for continued support to identify innovative schools and build capacity among school developers, and to support the development of instructional tools that facilitate rigorous, competency-based, personalized learning.

Partnership for Los Angeles Schools Los Angeles, CA

24-month grant of $500,000 for a project to support school turnaround work, policy development, and dissemination activities.

PowerMyLearning, Inc. New York, NY

24-month grant of $1,000,000 for a project to expand the adoption of personalized learning through the development and delivery of an enhanced instructional platform, and online professional learning resources.

Pro Bono Net, Inc. New York, NY

24-month grant of $577,500 for the implementation and expansion of a mobile citizenship application platform.

Regents of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI

12-month grant of $500,000 for a project to develop licensure assessments for secondary English language arts and mathematics.

Teach For All New York, NY

12-month grant of $1,000,000 for the Transformational Leadership and Learning Lab.

Teachers College, Columbia University New York, NY

18-month grant of $350,000 for The Hechinger Report for community engagement and coverage of high school designs and college and career access and success.

The Teaching Channel San Francisco, CA

12-month grant of $400,000 for the expansion of the Next Generation Science Standards resource site on TeachingChannel.org.

University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

24-month grant of $1,500,000 for a project to develop a school improvement network in Los Angeles and strengthen higher ed-K-12 collaboration.

Urban Teacher Center Baltimore, MD

18-month grant of $800,000 for general support.