CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 39 GRANTS TOTALING $20,017,000
At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 12, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $20,017,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.
Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $1,400,000 for the foreign policy program.
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY, 24-month grant of $500,000 for promoting ethics through global education.
Carnegie Hall Society Inc., New York, NY, 12-month grant of $125,000 for support of Ubuntu: music and arts of South Africa.
Center for a New American Security, Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $700,000 for a project to examine a new power politics driven by a revolution in energy markets.
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 $350,000 as a final grant for the Gulf 2000 project.
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $450,000 as a final grant for improving educational advancement capacity at selected African universities.
Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Dakar, Senegal 24-month grant of $1,202,000 for an African Diaspora Fellowship program in the humanities and social sciences.
University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Great Accra Region, Ghana, 24-month grant of $650,000 for accelerated Ph.d. training through diaspora linkages.
International Crisis Group, New York, NY, 24-month grant of $750,000 for a project promoting effective statebuilding and peacebuilding in Africa through locally-driven research, analysis, policy development, and advocacy.
King's College London, London, Greater London, United Kingdom, 24-month grant of $997,200 for a project on open source and trade information research in support of nonproliferation.
Mercy Corps, Portland, OR, 24-month grant of $351,000 for activities to improve information sharing and cumulative learning among North Korea Track II practitioners and other nongovernmental groups.
National Committee on United States–China Relations, Inc., New York, NY, 24-month grant of $518,300 for support of a fellows program to create and strengthen ongoing links among academia, the policymaking world, and opinion leaders on China.
Partnership for a Secure America, Inc., Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $325,000 for a project to strengthen the international atomic energy agency through informed partnerships.
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 36-month grant of $1,000,300 for research and policy analysis relating to the future of nuclear power and nuclear-weapon proliferation; and the verification of nuclear disarmament.
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 24-month grant of $500,700 for research, convening, and policy outreach on Afghanistan and broader regional dynamics.
Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, United Kingdom, 24-month grant of $504,900 for research, meetings, and policy outreach on the regional implications of the Syrian crisis.
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $400,000 for a project to build capacity among the next generation of leaders in peace and security issues.
Wilton Park, Steyning, West Sussex, United Kingdom, 24-month grant of $294,300 for support of two international conferences and associated activities on peacebuilding in Africa.
The Achievement Network, Boston, MA, 18-month grant of $600,000 for general support.
The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA, 12-month grant of $250,000 for development of the For Each and Every Child organization.
Center On Budget And Policy Priorities, Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $750,000 for a project to analyze the economic impact of state-level immigration policies.
City Year, Inc., Boston, MA, 24-month grant of $500,000 as a one-time grant for developing supports for a new secondary school and expanding new school development capacity.
Internationals Network for Public Schools, Inc., New York, NY, 36-month grant of $3,000,000 for developing and supporting new secondary schools under the Opportunity by Design initiative.
Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC, 8-month grant of $500,000 for continuing a randomized field trial of a new high school design.
National Public Radio, Inc., Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $500,000 for enhancing coverage of U.S. education reform.
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA, 24-month grant of $500,000 for implementation and dissemination of an on-line Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) teacher tool-kit.
New Leaders, Inc., New York, NY, 18-month grant of $1,500,000 for general support.
North American Council for Online Learning, Vienna, VA, 12-month grant of $400,000 for continued support of policy work related to mastery-based learning progressions, next generation learning and the Common Core State Standards.
Partnership for a New American Economy Research Fund, New York, NY, 15-month grant of $500,000 for general support.
Police Executive Research Forum, Washington, DC, 24-month grant of $250,000 for support of its immigration program.
Rekindling the Dream Foundation, Providence, RI, 36-month grant of $3,000,000 for developing and supporting new secondary schools under the Opportunity by Design initiative.
Turn Around for Children, Inc., New York, NY, 18-month grant of $300,000 as a final grant for general support.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 12-month grant of $225,000 for the expansion of the Simon Datalab user community and the development of a best practices learning science module.
Center for Research Libraries, Chicago, IL, 24-month grant of $248,500 for an open web repository of civil society documentation.
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., Arlington, VA, 24-month grant of $1,000,000 for support for the PBS Newshour.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 18-month grant of $225,000 for an online education policy initiative.
ProPublica, Inc., New York, NY, 24-month grant of $150,000 for K-12 education reporting.
Sesame Workshop, New York, NY, 24-month grant of $100,000 as a one-time only grant for the Joan Ganz Cooney Prize.