July 8, 2013  

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 27 Grants Totaling $16,369,000

New York, New York, July 8, 2013— At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 6, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 27 grants totaling $16,369,000.

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

 

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

American Library Association, Chicago, IL www.ala.org

24-month grant of $193,200 for the annual Carnegie Corporation/The New York Times librarian awards program (“I Love My Librarian Awards”) honoring exemplary performance by public and academic librarians.

Arms Control Association, Washington, DC www.armscontrol.org

24-month grant of $525,000 for strengthening the Nuclear Weapons Threat Reduction Enterprise.

Atlantic Council of the United States, Washington, DC www.acus.org

12-month grant of $250,000 for a project on Russia's security relationship with the United States and its allies.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC www.csis.org

24-month grant of $550,000 for a project on security challenges in Russia and Eurasia and U.S.-Russia relations.

Center for the National Interest, Washington, DC www.cftni.org

24-month grant of $300,000 for a U.S.-Russian Dialogue on mutual interests and values.

Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY www.cfr.org

24-month grant of $575,000 for support of the Center for Preventive Action.

EastWest Institute, New York, NY, www.ewi.info

24-month grant of $380,000 as a final grant for a U.S.-Russia working group on Afghan narcotrafficking.

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA www.harvard.edu

24-month grant of $220,000 for the Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations.

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA www.harvard.edu

24-month grant of $800,000 for work to strengthen nuclear security and safeguards and promote International Atomic Energy Agency reform.

IWF Leadership Foundation, Washington, DC www.iwforum.org

36-month grant of $247,500 as a final grant for a higher education fellowship program for African women.

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT www.middlebury.edu/

48-month grant of $2,000,000 for a challenge grant to expand and sustain the work of the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation. 

National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC www.nationalacademies.org

15-month grant of $200,000 for a one-time only grant for a report on science and technology issues of international security interest

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, New York www.ssrc.org

24-month grant of $300,000 for a project to help develop cooperative solutions to problems involving security on the Korean peninsula.

TrustAfrica, Dakar, Senegal www.trustafrica.org

28-month grant of $927,700 as a final grant for a policy dialogue series on higher education transformation in sub-Saharan Africa.

  

NATIONAL PROGRAM

Academy for Urban School Leadership, Chicago, IL www.auslchicago.org

36-month grant of $750,000 for general support and further development of programs to train and retain excellent STEM teachers in Chicago Public Schools.

America's Voice Education Fund, Washington, DC www.americasvoiceonline.org

6-month grant of $800,000 for supplemental general support.

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA www.brandeis.edu

18-month grant of $250,600 for strengthening, sustaining, and expanding Science Posse, a program for increasing the recruitment and retention of under-represented students in STEM disciplines.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA www.carnegiefoundation.org

12-month grant of $150,000 for a report on student motivation and Common Core Standards.

D.C. Public Education Fund, Washington, DC www.dceducationfund.org

24-month grant of $500,000 for support of a STEM educator development strategy in D.C. Public Schools.

inBloom, Atlanta, GA, www.inbloom.org

36-month grant of $3,000,000 for general support.

Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC www.migrationpolicy.org

24-month grant of $1,250,000 for general support.

New York City Leadership Academy, Long Island City, NY, www.leadershipacademynyc.org

12-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

North American Council for Online Learning, Vienna, VA www.inacol.org

12-month grant of $350,000 for development of policy capacity to address the intersections between mastery-based progression, the Common Core, and next generation learning.

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA www.stanford.edu

24-month grant of $400,000 for a landscape analysis and case studies of successful models for English language learners.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Citizen Film, Inc., San Francisco, CA, www.citizenfilm.org

6-month grant of $100,000 for the production of a documentary film exploring the continuum of principles and beliefs that define the American identity.

Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action, New York, NY www.demos-usa.org

12-month grant of $100,000 for four original research reports.

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., Arlington, VA, www.weta.org

12-month grant of $1,000,000 for support for the PBS NewsHour.