Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 33 grants totaling $25,174,200

At its quarterly meeting held in New York on June 3, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 33 grants totaling $25,174,200.  Brief descriptions of each board-approved grant are provided below.  For additional information on these and other grants, please visit Carnegie Corporation’s Grants Search page. 

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., Arlington, VA
12-month grant of $250,000 toward support

ProPublica, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $150,000 toward support

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $600,000 toward the foreign policy program

 
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 toward promoting ethics through global education

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $350,000 toward developing a new security architecture for the Euro-Atlantic region

Center for Policy Studies in Russia, Monterey, CA
24-month grant of $225,000 toward a program to train and nurture security specialists

eThekwini Municipality, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
36-month grant of $3,000,000 as a one-time grant toward a model city library

Friends of the British Council, USA, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 toward an American and transnational network and public education campaign on Muslim relations, identity and historical coexistence

University of Georgia, Athens, GA
24-month grant of $299,800 toward a project on strengthening the security of nuclear facilities and materials globally

University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
36-month grant of $2,000,000 toward a research commons at the University of Ghana Legon - Balme library

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $885,000 toward executive training programs for military officers and policymakers

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ
24-month grant of $500,000 toward collaborative research and seminars on historical and social developments involving Islam

Institute for State Effectiveness, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 as a final grant toward the creation of handbooks for support of specific functions of states at risk

Institute of International Education, Inc., New York, NY
7-month grant of $100,000 for a meeting on developing and retaining the next generation of African academics

International Crisis Group, New York, NY
24-month grant of $350,000 as a final grant toward research, analysis, dialogue, and dissemination on preventing state collapse

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $600,000 toward the security studies program

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
48-month grant of $2,000,000 for the establishment of a master's program in information technology within the school of information technology at the university

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
24-month grant of $295,400 for an analysis of post-conflict Afghanistan and its future

Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $175,000 toward a project on enhancing public security and the rule of law in post-conflict states at risk

The New School, New York, NY
24-month grant of $380,000 as a final grant toward the journal donation project

NATIONAL PROGRAM

Battelle For Kids, Columbus, OH
18-month grant of $650,000 for the expansion and refinement of a system of assessment-based professional development to drive student success in high schools

Center for Public Interest Research, Inc., Boston, MA
24-month grant of $275,000 toward the new voters project, an initiative to promote youth civic engagement, especially at community colleges

Committee for Economic Development, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $750,000 as a final grant toward support

Fiscal Policy Institute Inc., Albany, NY
24-month grant of $200,000 toward research on the impact of immigrants on the U.S. economy

League of Women Voters Education Fund, Washington, DC
18-month grant of $200,000 toward a comprehensive nonpartisan elections website and its pilot high school voter registration project

MDRC, New York, NY
18-month grant of $185,000 for the design and development of a multi-campus study of promising programs in college-level developmental English and mathematics

National Governors' Association Center for Best Practices, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $635,200 toward an action agenda to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education

New Schools Fund, San Francisco, CA
24-month grant of $5,000,000 toward support

Public Interest Projects, New York, NY
6-month grant of $250,000 toward supplementing the Four Freedoms Fund's immigrant integration activities, especially in the area of strategic communications

U.S. Education Delivery Institute, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $2,500,000 toward support

WestEd, Oakland, CA
12-month grant of $368,800 for transformative assessments for science

CROSS-CUTTING 

The State of the U.S.A. Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 toward developing national educational indicators

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
6-month grant of $100,000 for monitoring the accuracy of independent 2010 political advertisements