January 2, 2013  

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 24 Grants Totaling $26,911,500

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 13, 2012, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 24 grants totaling $26,911,500.

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

International Program
Alliance for Peacebuilding, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $300,000 for support of a consortium to advance peacebuilding evaluation.

Aspen Institute, Inc., Washington, DC
12-month grant of $600,000 for the work of the Congressional Program On U.S. Policy Challenges in South Asia.

University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Western Cape, South Africa
36-month grant of $2,700,000 final grant for postgraduate training and research programs to advance scholarship and improve the retention of African academics.

 International Peace Institute, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $313,800 for support of research, dialogue, and outreach on peacebuilding in Africa.

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY
12-month grant of $200,000 for support of a project on wartime history and the future of the United Nations.

Truman National Security Institute, Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $500,000 for its leadership development, education, and Capitol Hill programs.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
36-month grant of $800,000 for the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project.

National Program
Charter Fund, Inc., Broomfield, CO
36-month grant of $3,000,000 for identifying, incubating, and scaling promising next generation learning school designs.

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ
12-month grant of $1,500,000 for continuing implementation of the Opportunity Equation report's recommendations for improving mathematics and science education.

The Regents of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
24-month grant of $200,000 for a project to engage university administrators and develop inclusive practices that open educational opportunities for immigrant students.

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $250,000 for a study examining the integration of immigrants into American society.

National Association of State Boards of Education, Arlington, VA
12-month grant of $319,000 for preparing state level decision makers for the adoption and implementation of the Next Generation Of Science Standards.

National Center for Civic Innovation, New York, NY
36-month grant of $5,718,700 for the launch and development of the Springpoint Institute as a new school design intermediary.

National Immigration Law Center, Los Angeles, CA
15-month grant of $500,000 for a national legal implementation strategy team to support undocumented immigrant youth applying for deferred action.

Our Piece of the Pie, Inc., Hartford, CT
12-month grant of $300,000 for developing a blended-school design for over-age and under-credit youth.

Public Interest Projects, New York, NY
12-month grant of $5,000,000 for support of the Four Freedoms Fund, a donor collaborative on immigrant integration at the state level.

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, New York, NY
24-month grant of $350,000 for increasing student and system capacity for college success using the Academy For College Excellence model.

Summit Institute, Redwood City, CA
24-month grant of $500,000 for the development of a fund that encourages and supports innovative next generation learning strategies.

Turnaround for Children, Inc., New York, NY
18-month grant of $600,000 for general support.

Special Opportunities Fund
Central European University, New York, NY
24-month grant of $210,000 for support of its Richard C. Holbrooke Center For Conflict Resolution And The Prevention of Genocide.

National Public Radio, Inc., Washington, D.C
12-month grant of $40,0000 for reporting on international affairs.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY
12-month grant of $500,000 as a one-time grant for a series of centennial programs exploring how shared ethical and moral values can be incorporated into global action to confront international challenges.

Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, Dunfermline, Scotland
12-month grant of $150,000 for support of three initiatives: a Carnegie Legacy Exhibition, the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Exhibition upgrade, and the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust Community Project.

Library of Congress, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $2,000,000 as a final grant for the World Digital Library in honor of Carnegie Corporation’s centennial.