CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 34 GRANTS TOTALING $22,817,500

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 4, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 34 grants totaling $22,817,500. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

African Leadership Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Twelve-month grant of $233,200 for a mapping study and a convening on peacebuilding and security in Africa.

African Women's Development Fund, Accra, Ghana

Twelve-month grant of $500,000 as a one-time grant for strengthening and supporting community-based responses to Ebola in West Africa.

Aspen Institute, Inc., Washington, DC

Twelve-month grant of $600,000 for the work of the Congressional Program.

Center for a Secure Nuclear Future, Washington, DC

Twenty-four-month grant of $381,400 for a project in support of the Fissile Materials Working Group.

Center for National Policy, Washington, DC

Twenty-four-month grant of $700,000 for a project supporting 21st century policy initiatives.

Center for Policy Studies in Russia, Monterey, CA

Twenty-four-month grant of $450,000 as a final grant for a project to strengthen international security and nonproliferation with joint independent research and advanced training in Russia.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc., Honolulu, HI

Eighteen-month grant of $200,000 as a final grant for the Building Nuclear Security in East Asia project.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Thirty-six-month grant of $1,200,000 as a one-time grant for the U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Institute of International Education, Inc., New York, NY

Twenty-four-month grant of $848,400 for a fund to support conference attendance by fellows and graduates of selected African postgraduate training programs.

Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC

Twenty-four-month grant of $749,700 for research, analysis, fellowships, and policy outreach on China's role in Africa.

National Council for Tertiary Education, Accra, Ghana

Twenty-four-month grant of $545,600 as a final grant for senior academic leadership training (SALT) in West Africa.

National Public Radio, Inc., Washington, DC

Twelve-month grant of $400,000 as a one-time only grant for reporting on international affairs.

New America Foundation, Chevy Chase, MD

Twenty-four-month grant of $500,000 for a fellows project on international peace and security.

New America Foundation, Chevy Chase, MD

Twenty-four-month grant of $250,000 for support of a United States-Iran Track II Dialogue.

Security Council Report, New York, NY

Twenty-four-month grant of $500,000 for reporting, analysis, and outreach on the United Nation's Security Council and its subsidiary bodies.

TrustAfrica, Dakar, Senegal

Twelve-month grant of $539,300 for a continental summit on African higher education.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC

Twenty-four-month grant of $1,007,900 for building and sustaining a foundation for productive U.S.-Russia engagement.

 

NATIONAL PROGRAM: Education Program

Change the Equation, Washington, DC

Twelve-month grant of $350,000 as a final grant for general support.

Common Sense Media, San Francisco, CA

Twelve-month grant of $350,000 for the development of Next Generation Science Standards learning ratings.

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Eighteen-month grant of $500,000 for continued development of a project to transform postsecondary mathematics.

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Chicago, IL

Twenty-four-month grant of $750,000 for support of the Institute for Quality Science Teaching and Science Leadership Initiative. 

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

Eighteen-month grant of $312,000 for a project to help science teachers with assessment during Next Generation Science Standards implementation.

National Association of State Boards of Education, Arlington, VA

Twelve-month grant of $150,000 as a final grant for strengthening the support for and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards across the country.

New York City Leadership Academy, Queens, NY

Twenty-four-month grant of $2,000,000 for general operating support and expanding and sustaining effective client engagements in school leadership.

University of the State of New York, Albany, NY

Eighteen-month grant of $500,000 for continued support of the Regents Research Fellows for Virtual Learning & Technology Initiatives.

Summit Public Schools, Redwood City, CA

Twenty-four-month grant of $750,000 for the continued development of a fund that supports innovative Next Generation Learning strategies.

 

National Program: Democracy Projects 

National Immigration Law Center, Los Angeles, CA

Twenty-four-month grant of $500,000 for general support. 

Neo Philanthropy, New York, NY

Twelve-month grant of $5,000,000 for support of the Four Freedoms Fund, a donor collaborative on immigrant civic integration at the state level.

Welcoming America, Decatur, GA

Twenty-four-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

 

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC

Twenty-four-month grant of $150,000 for research, publications, and associated activities on the history of American philanthropy in the Near East, 1915-1930. 

Climate Research Foundation, Reykjavik, Iceland

Twenty-four-month grant of $500,000 for the development of new avenues of cooperation in the Arctic and the Himalayas in the interest of international peace and security.

President and Fellows of Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Thirty-six-month grant of $500,000 for meetings of the Carnegie-Knight Journalism Deans and for Journalist’s Resource.

International Rescue Committee, Inc., New York, NY

Twenty-four-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Twenty-four-month grant of $400,000 as a one-time grant for the President's 21st Century Fund for Excellence.