Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board Approves 55 Grants Totaling $52,323,500

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 12, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 55 grants totaling $52,323,500.

Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant are provided below.     

CENTENNIAL

 American University, Washington, DC www.american.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab Region

 Columbia University, New York, NY www.columbia.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 University of Denver, Denver, CO www.du.edu 24-month grant of $294,200 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 Georgetown University, Washington, DC www.georgetown.educcas.georgetown.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA www.harvard.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 The Regents of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI www.fordschool.umich.edu 24-month grant of $295,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, www.unc.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support for social scientists from the Arab region

 Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA www.stanford.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, NJ www.woodrow.org 8-month grant of $100,0000 as a one-time grant for the Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellowship

 Yale University, New Haven, CT www.law.yale.edu 24-month grant of $300,000 as a one-time grant for scholar mobility fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

Alexandria Trust, London, United Kingdom www.thealexandriatrust.org 24-month grant of $300,000 for an online publication

 America Abroad Media, Washington, DC americaabroadmedia.org/24-month grant of $299,900 for media programming connecting citizens in the United States, Middle East and South Asia

 American University in Cairo, New York, NY www.aucegypt.edu 24-month grant of $500,000 for the Program on Future Generations in Economic Development of the Center for Global and Public Policy

 Arab Reform Initiative, Paris, France www.arab-reform.net 24-month grant of $500,000 for support of Arab region research, capacity building, and policy outreach

 Atlantic Council of the United States, Inc. Washington, District of Columbia, www.acus.org 28-month grant of $350,000 as a final grant for the Emerging Leaders of Pakistan project, a program to bring young Pakistani leaders to the United States to expose them to a wide range of American people and institutions

 Atlantic Council of the United States, Inc. Washington, District of Columbia, www.acus.org 12-month grant of $229,000 for the U.S.-Pakistan Program

 Bipartisan Policy Center, Washington, DC www.bipartisanpolicy.org 18-month grant of $375,000 for a project to build consensus on a comprehensive nuclear waste management plan

 Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA  http://www.bc.edu/research/cihe 24-month grant of $461,300 as a final grant for the Center for International Higher Education's International Higher Education publication and the International Network of Higher Education in Africa

 University of California, San Diego, La Jolla CA, www.ucsd.edu 36-month grant of $600,000 for the 21st Century China Program

 University of California, San Diego, La Jolla CA, www.ucsd.edu 36-month grant of 500,000 for the Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue

 Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Washington, DC

caorc.org 24-month grant of $500,000 for strengthening scholarly collaboration and research in the Arab region

 George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia www.gmu.edu 24-month grant of $500,000 for a project to enhance publicly engaged scholarship in the Arab region

 George Washington University, Washington DC, www.gwu.edu The 24-month grant of $2,400,000, for projects at the Elliott School of International Affairs: $700,000 for the Project on Middle East Political Science; $450,000 for U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy toward China; $450,000 for promoting bipartisan nuclear security consensus, and $800,000 for the Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia

 Institute of International Education, Inc. New York, NY, www.iie.org 24-month grant of $2,800,000 for an African Diaspora Fellowships program

 International Institute for Strategic Studies London, United Kingdom, www.iiss.org 24-month grant of $425,000 for support of dialogue and research on Iran, nuclear proliferation, and security in the Middle East

 International Institute for Strategic Studies-US, Washington, DC, www.iiss.org 24-month grant of $229,300 for support of a U.S.-Russia dialogue on the future of the Asia-Pacific Region

 Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda www.mak.ac.ug 36-month grant of $2,563,700 as a final grant for postgraduate training and research programs to advance scholarship and improve the retention of African academics

 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, www.mit.edu 24-month grant of $199,700 as a final grant for support of research, meetings, and dissemination on "Missed Opportunities in the U.S.-Iran Relationship 1979-2012"

 Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. New York, NY, www.nrdc.org 24-month grant of $450,000 for technical analysis related to nonproliferation, disarmament, and nuclear energy policy

 Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts www.neu.edu 24-month grant of $500,000 for the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies

 Partnership for Global Security Washington, DC, www.ransac.org 24-month grant of $550,000 for a project to strengthen nuclear governance and support the Nuclear Security Summit

 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ www.princeton.org 36-month grant of $687,900 for support of the China and the World program

 SciDev.Net, London, United Kingdom, www.scidev.net/global/ 18-month grant of $248,200 for a multimedia series on strengthening doctoral training and research in Africa

 Social Science Research Council Brooklyn, New York, www.ssrc.org 24-month grant of $2,023,700 for support of the African Peace building Network

 Tufts University, Medford, MA www.tufts.edu 24-month grant of $200,000 as a one-time grant for the work of the Institute for Global Leadership to train future generations international security leaders

 University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, www.wits.ac.za 36-month grant of $2,541,600 as a final grant for postgraduate training and research programs to advance scholarship and improve the retention of African academics

University World News (Africa), Durban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, www.universityworldnews.com 24-month grant of $200,000 for support of University World News (Africa) higher education editorial projects

 NATIONAL PROGRAM

 Alliance for Excellent Education Washington, DC, www.all4ed.org 24-month grant of 1,500,000 for general support

 American Museum of Natural History  New York, NY, www.amnh.org 24-month grant of $500,000 for moving Next Generation Science Standards into practice

 Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland, Ohio, www.clevelandmetroschools.org 36-month grant of $3,000,000 for developing and supporting new secondary schools under the Opportunity by Design initiative

Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado www.dpsk12.org 24-month grant of $1,000,000 for developing and supporting new secondary schools under the Opportunity by Design initiative

Education Resource Strategies Inc. Watertown, MA, www.erstrategies.org 36-month grant of $1,500,000 for general support and activities to increase the field’s understanding of school and system designs

Education Trust, Inc., Washington, DC www.edtrust.org 24-month grant of $800,000 for general support

 Educators 4 Excellence, New York, NY www.educators4excellence.org 12-month grant of $500,000 for general support

Foundation for Excellence in Education Tallahassee, FL, www.ExcelinEd.org and www.DigitalLearningNow.com 18-month grant of $500,000 for development of materials to help policymakers and practitioners connect the Common Core and next generation learning

 Fund for Public Schools, Inc., New York, NY www.fundforpublicschools.org 36-month grant of $3,000,000 for developing and supporting new secondary schools under the Opportunity by Design initiative

 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ www.ias.edu; www.msi-sig.org 12-month grant of $150,000 for a project on advancing knowledge about transforming postsecondary mathematics

 National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Washington, DC, www.publiccharters.org 12-month grant of $150,000. For two reports on policy that enables innovation

 Philadelphia's Children First Fund, Philadelphia, PA 36-month grant of $3,000,000 for developing and supporting new secondary schools under the Opportunity by Design initiative

 Public Impact, LLC, Chapel Hill, NC 24-month grant of $700,000 for reaching more students with excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers

 Relay Graduate School of Education New York, NY, www.relay.edu 12-month grant of $500,000 for general support

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Council of Independent Colleges Washington, DC, www.cic.edu 24-month grant of $250,000 for a research and dissemination campaign in support of the liberal arts and liberal arts colleges

Education Achievement Authority of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan www.michigan.ogv/eaa 24-month grant of $1,000,000 for development of a leadership pipeline to support next generation schools

 Public Radio Exchange, Cambridge, MA www.prx.org 6-month grant of $150,000 for an oral history project to increase public awareness of significant events throughout John F. Kennedy's political career