Carnegie Corporation’s Board Approves 32 Grants Totaling $25,753,600
At its quarterly meeting held in New York on December 15, 2011, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 32 grants totaling $25,753,600. Brief descriptions of each board-approved grant are provided below.
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American University, Washington, DC, | 24-month grant of $595,000 for a joint project, with the University of California, Berkeley and Duke University, on global strategic challenges and foreign policy.
Aspen Institute, Inc., Washington, DC, www.aspeninstitute.org | 12-month grant of $600,000 for the work of the Congressional program on U.S. and European prosperity.
Cape Higher Education Consortium, Wynberg Mews, Wynberg, South Africa, www.chec.ac.za | 12-month grant of $158,000 one-time only grant for a research review of U.S. foundation initiatives in equity and transformation at South African universities.
Financial Services Volunteer Corps, Inc., New York, NY, www.fsvc.org | 24-month grant of $410,000 for a project on relations among the United States, Russia, China and India.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA, | 24-month grant of $591,600 for a project on issues of strategic stability in a post-nuclear weapons era.
International Research and Exchanges Board, Inc., Washington, DC, www.irex.org | 24-month grant of $668,000 for improving university administration in Russia, Eurasia, Ghana, and Tanzania.
National Security Archive Fund, Inc., Washington, DC, www.nsarchive.org | 24-month grant of $1,000,000 for archival programs on nuclear security and U.S.- Russia engagement.
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, www.nd.edu | 36-month grant of $277,000 for a project to help bridge the gap between scholarship and policy related to international peace and security.
Tides Center, San Francisco, CA, www.tides.org | 24-month grant of $287,100 for Rethink Media's efforts to build media capacity of select nuclear security grantees.
US Pugwash, Washington, DC, www.pugwash.org | 24-month grant of $500,000 for multilateral dialogue on security issues in the greater Middle East.
Complete College America, Washington, DC, | 24-month grant of $500,000 for capacity building for a national organization promoting college completion.
Council of Chief State School Officers, Inc., Washington, DC, www.ccsso.org | 24-month grant of $691,700 for implementation of the Common Core State Standards and aligned assessment systems.
Euphemia L. Haynes Public Charter School, Washington, DC, | 36-month grant of $585,000 for a pilot K-12 hybrid learning model.
Education Sector Inc., Washington, DC, www.educationsector.org | 12-month grant of $250,000 for general support.
Fund for Educational Excellence, Baltimore, MD, | 12-month grant of $350,000 for a reorganization of Baltimore city schools central office to support a devolvement of funds to schools in order to increase productivity and innovation.
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, www.ias.edu; www.msi-sig.org | 12-month grant of $2,000,000 for continuing implementation of the Opportunity Equation report's recommendations for improving mathematics and science education.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, www.jhu.edu | 36-month grant of $618,800 for a new model to turnaround low-performing high schools.
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, www.national-academies.org | 24-month grant of $472,400 for a study to guide the development of assessments measuring student proficiency in science aligned with the new K-12 science standards.
National Math and Science Initiative, Dallas, TX, | 60-month grant of $400,000 for the expansion of the advanced placement training and incentive program.
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA, | 30-month grant of $676,000 for support of the successful implementation of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) among the nation's science teachers.
New Teacher Project, Inc., Brooklyn, NY, www.tntp.org | 24-month grant of $3,000,000 for general support.
Public Interest Projects, New York, NY, | 12-month grant of $5,000,000 for the Four Freedoms Fund, a donor collaborative on immigrant integration at the state level.
Public Interest Projects, New York, NY, | 18-month grant of $3,000,000 for the state infrastructure fund, a donor collaborative related to nonpartisan voter engagement.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, New York, NY, www.rockpa.org | 24-month grant of $500,000 for a leaning network for higher education involvement in Common Core State Standards.
AllAfrica Foundation, Washington, DC, | 12-month grant of $123,000 for in-depth coverage of science and science education in Africa.
Education Writers Association, Washington, DC, www.ewa.org | 24-month grant of $250,000 for stepping up STEM training and tools for superior coverage.
ProPublica, Inc., New York, NY, www.propublica.org | 24-month grant of $150,000 for general support.
SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND
Drew University, Madison, NJ, | 36-month grant of $300,000 for the Drew Institute on Religion and Conflict Transformation.
Human Rights First, New York, NY, www.humanrightsfirst.org | 24-month grant of $200,000 for general support.
Human Rights Watch, Inc., New York, NY, www.hrw.org | 24-month grant of $250,000 for general support.
Museum for African Art, Long Island City, NY, www.africanart.org | 24-month grant of $350,000 for the African Scholars Fellowship Program.
Carnegie Hall Society Inc., New York, NY, www.carnegiehall.org | 36-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of a digital archives project.