October 3, 2012  

Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 38 Grants Totaling $30,059,000

At its fourth quarter meeting held in New York City on September 13, 2012, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 38 grants totaling $30,059,000. 

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

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

American Political Science Association, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for a program of annual workshops for social scientists from the Arab world, in partnership with the American University in Cairo.

Arab Council for the Social Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon
24-month grant of $500,000 for reframing knowledge in the wake of the Arab Spring.

Atlantic Council of the United States, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for a project on political and economic transitions in the Arab region.

University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Western Cape, South Africa
48-month grant of $1,499,300 for a postgraduate program in educational technology and an African e-Learning Network.

University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, Western Cape, South Africa
12-month grant of $100,000 for a conference on strategies to overcome poverty and inequality.

Columbia University, New York, NY
24-month grant of $250,000 for the Gulf 2000 Project.

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
24-month grant of $298,900 for a comparative project on recovery from conflict in West Africa and Southeast  Asia.

Eurasia Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $2,000,000 as a final grant for interdisciplinary research and training centers in the Caucasus.

University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
36-month grant of $2,350,000 as a final grant for postgraduate training and research programs to advance scholarship and improve the retention of African academics.

Trialogue Educational Trust, London, United Kingdom
18-month grant of $350,000 as a final grant for a transAtlantic track of strategic engagement with Turkey.

International Crisis Group, New York, NY
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project promoting effective statebuilding and peacebuilding in Africa through locally-driven research, analysis, policy development and advocacy.

King's College London, London, United Kingdom
18-month grant of $524,900 for nuclear safeguards and nuclear security research in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Nautilus of America Inc., San Francisco, CA
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project on new approaches to nuclear fuel cycle and spent fuel management in Asia.

New America Foundation, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for the New Voices, New Ideas, New Networks: Resetting America.

Nonzero Foundation, Princeton, NJ
24-month grant of $250,000 as a final grant for support of a web-based, video dialogue series focused on local perspectives on international peace and security issues.

University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
18-month grant of $179,900 for a project on developing alternative indicators for measuring local perceptions of progress toward peacebuilding and statebuilding in Africa.

Nuclear Threat Initiative Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of research, meetings and outreach to promote nuclear security.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
24-month grant of $303,000 for a project on the relationship between information and communication technologies, and peacebuilding and statebuilding in Africa.

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
48-month grant of $2,000,000 as a one-time grant for a library leadership information and communication technology skills training program.

Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), Kampala, Uganda.
36-month grant of $997,900 for strengthening regional doctoral programs in African universities

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for research and writing on international security.

Tides Foundation, San Francisco, CA
12-month grant of $200,000 as a final grant for Connect U.S. Fund's work on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC
24-month grant of $350,000 for a project promoting engagement between the Global North and South on international peacebuilding and statebuilding issues.

Yale University, New Haven, CT
24-month grant of $500,000 for the Interasia: Building a Transregional Scholars' Network for the Asian Century program.

NATIONAL PROGRAM

Achievement Network, Boston, MA
21-month grant of $600,000 for 100kin10 partner project to leverage Common Core State Standards by engaging excellent math teachers to support classroom effectiveness.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
15-month grant of $1,600,000 for the design and execution of a research and learning infrastructure for 100kin10.

CFY, New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for integrating the Next Generation Learning program into school design.

Editorial Projects In Education, Inc., Bethesda, MD
24-month grant of $500,000 for expanding coverage of innovation in education and school design.

Educators 4 Excellence, New York, NY
12-month grant of $255,100 for capacity-building and implementation of a national growth strategy.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center, San Francisco, CA
36-month grant of $5,000,000 for a National Citizenship Initiative.

Jobs for the Future Inc., Boston, MA
15-month grant of $250,000 for development of state capacity to implement school designs that are aligned with college and career pathways.

Digital Promise, Washington, DC
18-month grant of $350,000 for general support.

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
15-month grant of $600,000 for the New Mathways project.

Urban Teacher Center, Baltimore, MD
12-month grant of $300,000 for general support.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND

Asia Foundation, San Francisco, CA
54-month grant of $1,000,000 for support of a scholarship program supporting Afghan women attending Afghan universities.

Research Foundation of State University of New York, Albany, NY
24-month grant of $500,000 for the expansion of a cooperative education initiative.

CENTENNIAL GRANTS

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA12-month grant of $1,000,000 for a project to upgrade the museum's technology infrastructure.

Foundation Center, New York, NY
12-month grant of $250,000 for a project to develop and promote web-based transparency tools for the Philanthropic Sector.