Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 22 Grants Totaling $17,471,800

New York, New York, March 10, 2010 — At its quarterly meeting held in New York on March 4, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 22 grants totaling $17, 471,800.  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.

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

American Council for International Education, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000.00 for a center for advanced study and education in Belarus
 
Eurasia Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $2,000,000.00 for interdisciplinary research and training centers in the Caucasus
 
Institute for Science and International Security, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $250,000.00 for expanding public education and outreach on Iran's nuclear activities
 
International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, United Kingdom
12-month grant of $215,200.00 toward a multilateral dialogue on Iran's nuclear program
 
International Peace Institute, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $330,000.00 as a final grant toward a project to assist the development of the United Nation's Peacebuilding Commission
 
The Leadership Foundation, Washington, DC
36-month grant of $156,000.00 toward a higher education fellowship program for African women
 
National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY
24-month grant of $250,000.00 toward a multilateral dialogue on North Korea
 
National Security Archive Fund, Inc., Washington, DC
20-month grant of $600,000.00 toward support of the Eurasia Initiative
 
The Richard Nixon Foundation, Yorba Linda, CA
24-month grant of $350,000.00 as a final grant toward research, outreach and international engagement on the competing interests of the United States and Asia in the greater Middle East
 
TrustAfrica, Dakar-Fann, Senegal
36-month grant of $590,600.00 for a policy dialog series in higher education transformation in sub-Saharan Africa

NATIONAL PROGRAM

The Aspen Institute, Inc., Washington, DC
12-month grant of $580,000.00 for the congressional program on education
 
Center for Community Change, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000.00 toward its immigrant and community voter engagement work
 
Editorial Projects In Education, Inc., Bethesda, MD
24-month grant of $600,000.00 for coverage of district-level reform
 
The Epidavros Project, Inc., New York, NY
12-month grant of $150,000.00 toward outreach and public education in connection with its documentary series on how the federal legislative process works
 
Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
24-month grant of $1,300,000.00 toward capacity building for a higher education alliance for student learning and accountability
 
Massachusetts 2020 Foundation Inc., Boston, MA
18-month grant of $750,000.00 toward a project to create and pilot an expanded learning time school turnaround model
 
National Council on Teacher Quality, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $850,000.00 toward support
 
National Immigration Forum, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,500,000.00 toward support
 
The New Teacher Project, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
18-month grant of $3,000,000.00 toward support
 
Public Interest Projects, New York, NY
12-month grant of $1,000,000.00 toward establishment of a collaborative fund to encourage nonpartisan voter engagement in the states
 
Rock The Vote, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000.00 toward support
 
Uncommon Schools, New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,000,000.00 for strengthening and implementing tools to identify and disseminate best practices to improve student achievement