March 25, 2013  

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 26 Grants Totaling $19,206,100

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 7, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 26 grants totaling $19,206,100.

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

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

College of William and Mary Foundation, Williamsburg, VA
24-month grant of $307,500 for a project to strengthen the links between the academic and policy communities in the international relations field.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC
36-month grant of $4,100,000 for projects in support of the Endowment's Global Vision, appropriated in the following manner: $1,500,000 for the Carnegie Moscow Center; $1,800,000 for the Carnegie Tsinghua Center for Global Policy; $600,000 for the Carneige Nonproliferation Project; and $200,000 for follow-up to the Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative.

Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for investigative reporting on efforts to control weapons-usable nuclear material.

Center for the National Interest, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $330,000 for projects on US relations with Asian and Middle Eastern powers.

The University of Maryland Foundation, Inc., Adelphi, MD
24-month grant of $410,000 as a final grant for research and training of Russian and American security experts.

National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $700,000 as a final grant for academic fellowships for Russian and Eurasian scholars.

New York University, New York, NY
24-month grant of $405,200 for support of a U.S.-China dialogue on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Nonproliferation Policy Education Center, Arlington, VA
24-month grant of $450,000 for research, dissemination, and curriculum development on nonproliferation policy.

Partnership for a Secure America, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project to develop upcoming U.S. Congressional staff leaders on international peace and security issues.

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY
24-month grant of $2,035,200 for a competitive fellowship program to promote doctoral research and writing by university-based social scientists in selected African countries.

Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
24-month grant of $143,000 for a project to promote greater convergence between academic research in the international relations field and foreign policymaking.

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
24-month grant of $114,300 for a project to engage Indian and Pakistani intelligence officials on regional issues.

NATIONAL PROGRAM

Cato Institute, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $150,000 for a campaign to educate the public and policymakers on the implications of a biometrics identification system related to immigration policy reforms.

Mass Insight Education and Research Institute, Inc., Boston, MA
18-month grant of $700,000 for continuation and expansion of the Partnership Zone Initiative and development of a school design framework for low-performing schools.

National Council on Teacher Quality, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $450,000 for general support.

National Immigration Forum, Inc., Washington, D.C.
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support.

New Profit Inc., Cambridge, MA
12-month grant of $250,000 for support of the Social Innovation Fund intermediary strategy.

New Venture Fund, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $200,000 for the Common Core Communications Collaborative Project.

NewSchools Venture Fund, Oakland, CA
24-month grant of $1,200,000 for the Learning To Teach Fund: Changing Teacher Education To Improve Student Outcomes.

Public Interest Projects, New York, NY
24-month grant of $3,000,000 for support of the State Infrastructure Fund, a donor collaborative that focuses on nonpartisan voter engagement.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
24-month grant of $860,900 for research and tools to build readiness and capacity for districts to enact new school designs.

Welcoming America, Decatur, GA
18-month grant of $200,000 for general support.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Bipartisan Policy Center, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $200,000 for its Homeland Security Project.

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $100,000 for general support in honor of the National Academy of Sciences' sesquicentennial.

University of the People, Pasadena, CA
12-month grant of $150,000 as a one-time only grant for a project to obtain full U.S. academic accreditation.