CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 37 GRANTS TOTALING $19,619,800
At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 6, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 37 grants totaling $19,619,800. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc., Nairobi, Kenya www.aphrc.org. 36-month grant of $2,650,100 as a final grant for a consortium of African universities to strengthen postgraduate training and research capacity in public health and population studies.
American University, Washington, DC www.american.edu. 24-month grant of $741,000 for a project on bridging the gap between academia and the policy world.
Center for Media and Security, Ltd., Millwood, NY. 36-month grant of $375,000 as a final grant for forums for journalists on international peace and security issues.
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Washington, DC www.csbaonline.org. 24-month grant of $401,000 for key nonproliferation challenges in the second nuclear age.
Institute for Science and International Security, Washington, DC www.isis-online.org. 24-month grant of $311,000 for research, public education, and outreach on Iran's nuclear activities.
International Institute for Sustained Dialogue, Washington, DC www.sustaineddialogue.org. 24-month grant of $200,000 as a final grant for the Dartmouth Conference Task Force on the Russian-U.S. Relationship.
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT www.miis.edu. 24-month grant of $346,700 for support of the Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies.
National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY www.ncafp.org. 36-month grant of $525,000 for multilateral engagements on North Korea and Northeast Asia.
Rice University, Houston, TX www.rice.edu 24-month grant of $200,000 for a project on U.S. policy on Syria and its neighbors.
Tobin Project, Cambridge, MA www.tobinproject.org. 36-month grant of $500,000 for the National Security Initiative.
World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS), Vienna, Austria www.wins.org. 24-month grant of $300,000 for professionalizing management and strengthening governance in nuclear security.
America's Voice Education Fund, Washington, DC www.americasvoiceonline.org. 24-month grant of $1,500,000 for general support.
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA www.carnegiefoundation.org. 15-month grant of $1,000,000 for pathways to student success at scale through networked improvement communities.
Citizen Schools, Boston, MA www.citizenschools.org. 15-month grant of $500,000 for promoting excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teaching by mobilizing STEM mentors.
Council of Chief State School Officers, Inc., Washington, DC www.ccsso.org. 18-month grant of $300,000 for developing a common definition of English Language Learners.
Digital Promise, Washington, DC www.digitalpromise.org. 18-month grant of $350,000 for support of a research initiative on education technology.
Envision Schools, Oakland, CA www.envisionschools.org. 24-month grant of $400,000 for continued development of the Deeper Learning Student Assessment.
System Faith in Public Life, Inc., Washington, DC www.faithinpubliclife.org. 24-month grant of $150,000 for a project to amplify the voice of key Catholic messengers in support of immigration reform.
Gateway to College National Network, Portland, OR www.gatewaytocollege.org. 24-month grant of $225,000 for three research studies to inform program improvement and advance knowledge about postsecondary outcomes for at-risk students.
GreatSchools, Oakland, CA www.greatschools.org 12-month grant of $350,000 for informational videos to help parents and students understand the Common Core State Standards.
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, Inc., Washington, DC www.civilrights.org. 12-month grant of $250,000 for a public education, outreach, and communications campaign on the importance of voting rights.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Los Angeles, CA www.maldef.org 15-month grant of $1,000,000 for the voting rights litigation working group.
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc., New York, NY www.newclassrooms.org. 18-month grant of $750,000 for continued model development and change management support for Teach to One.
New Profit Inc., Boston, MA, www.newprofit.com 24-month grant of $500,000 as a final grant for the Social Innovation Fund intermediary strategy.
New Visions for Public Schools, Inc., New York, NY www.newvisions.org . 15-month grant of $1,500,000 for the TALENT Initiative: Preparing and Teaming Effective Teachers and Leaders for School Improvement.
North American Council for Online Learning, Vienna, VA www.inacol.org 12-month grant of $200,000 for support of CompetencyWorks technical assistance convening.
Public Religion Research Institute, Washington, DC publicreligion.org. 24-month grant of $400,000 for public opinion research on the effect of religion and values on American attitudes on immigration reform and civic integration.
Sojourners, Washington, DC www.sojo.net. 24-month grant of $150,000 for a project to engage and amplify the voice of the evangelical community in support of immigration reform.
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX www.utdanacenter.org. 15-month grant of $1,500,000 For "New Math Pathways," a project building successful transitions to postsecondary education.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND
Baruch College Fund, New York, NY www.baruch.cuny.edu. 12-month grant of $125,000 for preserving the archives of the Bureau of Municipal Research and Institute of Public Administration.
Bipartisan Policy Center, Washington, DC www.bipartisanpolicy.org. 12-month grant of $200,000 for its Homeland Security Project.
Georgetown University, Washington, DC ccas.georgetown.edu. 18-month grant of $100,000 as a one-time only grant for assessing the role of religion in international affairs.
Human Rights First, New York, NY www.humanrightsfirst.org. 24-month grant of $220,000 for general support.
Independent Production Fund, Inc., New York, NY www.ipfmedia.org. 12-month grant of $750,000 for support for "Moyers & Company," a weekly multi-media project providing independent journalism for public television, radio, and digital distribution. New Venture Fund, Washington, DC www.newventurefund.org 12-month grant of $200,000 for the Fund for a Safer Future's gun violence prevention research.
New York University, New York, NY www.nyu.edu. 18-month grant of $150,000 for support of the Research Alliance for New York City Schools.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC www.americanhistory.si.edu. 12-month grant of $300,000 for a public education and engagement campaign related to the influence of immigration and democracy on the American identity.