July 10, 2012  

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 38 Grants Totaling $ 21,179,600

At its third quarter meeting held in New York City on June 14, 2012, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 38 grants totaling $21,179,600. 

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

Centennial Grants
Carnegie Hall Society Inc.,
New York, NY
4-month grant of $375,000 for concerts at Carnegie Hall and Chicago's Symphony Center by the World Orchestra for Peace, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the 100th birthday of Sir Georg Solti.

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
36-month grant of $250,000 for the establishment of the Andrew Carnegie Centennial Scholarship in Music.

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Up to 120-month grant of $750,000 for the establishment of the Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences.

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
60-month grant of $125,000 for the Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture.

External Affairs\Future Of Journalism Education
The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, CA
24-month grant of $150,000 for improving scientific reporting through curriculum enrichment.

University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
24-month grant of $149,000 for the new science, health, and agricultural journalism program at Missouri:  Telling The Stories of Science.

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
24-month grant of $149,400 for science translation: a project seeking to improve the quality and credibility of scientific journalism.

International Program
Brookings Institution,
Washington, DC
24-month grant of $700,000 for the foreign policy program.

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
36-month grant of $1,200,000 for collaboration with the University of Ghana and Makerere University to promote research excellence and retention of early- and mid-career scholars and scientists.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for promoting ethics through global education.

Center for a New American Security, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $321,600 for policy analysis and outreach of Iran, Afghanistan, and other key national security issues in the run up to the U.S. presidential election and beyond.

Center for Policy Studies in Russia, Monterey, CA
24-month grant of $450,000 for a project to strengthen international security and nonproliferation with joint independent research and advanced training in Russia.

Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $325,000 for key non-proliferation challenges of the second nuclear age: cascading proliferation and the eroding nuclear-conventional firebreak.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $250,100 for a program on Improving Nuclear Security in Asia.

Century Foundation, New York, NY
18-month grant of $489,400 for an international working group and parallel Pakistan working group on challenges posed by Pakistan and ways to address them.

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $450,000 for a series of media guides on global challenges and the Council of Councils initiative.

Foreign Policy Association Inc., New York, NY
24-month, one-time only grant of $200,000 for the Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture in honor of David Hamburg.

George Washington University, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $300,000 for a comprehensive strategy for a bipartisan nuclear security consensus.

University of Georgia, Athens, GA
36-month grant of $449,200 for a project on strengthening nuclear security and nonproliferation in Southeast Asia.

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
24-month grant of $940,000 for training programs for military officers and policymakers.

King's College London, London, United Kingdom
36-month final grant of $1,999,900 for building a next generation of scholars in peace, security, and development in African universities.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
36-month grant of $900,000 for the security studies program.

National Defense University Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC
12-month, one-time only grant of $250,000 for the Center For Transatlantic Security Studies' project on the United States, Russia, and Europe.

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
24-month grant of $325,000 for an analysis of post-conflict Afghanistan and its future.

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for a project to develop the next generation of leaders in peace and security issues.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC
24-month grant of $400,000 for the Congressional Seminar series on foreign policy.

National Program
America's Voice Education Fund,
Washington, DC
18-month grant of $1,500,000 for general support.

Asia Society, New York, NY
18-month grant of $300,000 for development of the Global Cities Education Network.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, CA
24-month grant of $1,500,000 for pathways to student success at scale through networked improvement communities.

Center On Budget And Policy Priorities, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $300,000 for a project to analyze the economic impact of state-level immigration laws.

Change the Equation, Washington, DC
12-month grant of $250,000 for general support.

Foundation for Excellence in Education, Tallahassee, FL
12-month grant of $250,000 for strategic communications related to  Digital Learning Now and the Digital Learning Report Cards initiative.

Green Dot Public Schools, Los Angeles, CA
12-month grant of $336,000 for the development of a partnership with Los Angeles Unified School District to train school turnaround leaders and redesign the conditions that enable principals to effectively lead in those environments.

National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for the documentation and evaluation of STEM learning studios.

New Leaders, Inc., New York, NY
25-month grant of $2,000,000 for general support.

University of the State of New York, Albany, NY
24-month grant of $445,000 for additional projects by the Regents Research Fellows to support technology integration for Next Generation Learning.

North Carolina New Schools Project, Inc., Raleigh, NC
18-month grant of $500,000 for development of a regional STEM school network.

U.S. Education Delivery Institute, Washington, DC
18-month grant of $500,000 for general support.