Carnegie Corporation Announces $27.2 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Announces $27.2 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced fourth-quarter grants totaling more than $27.2 million to twenty-five organizations.

Grants awarded through the foundation's international program include $936,000 over three years to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in support of the center's Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; nearly $500,000 over two years to ReThink Media to help strengthen the media capacity of the arms control and disarmament sector; and $839,500 over thirty months to Georgetown University to advance scholar-practitioner engagement through workshops, online publications, and case-study development.

Grants awarded through the foundation's national program include $1 million over eighteen months to the Relay Graduate School of Education in support of its Leverage Leadership Institute; $2 million over two years to Achieve, Inc. in support of efforts to advance state adoption and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards; $3 million over three years to identify, incubate, and scale promising Next Generation Learning school designs; $4.5 million to NEO Philanthropy in support of the Four Freedoms Fund, a donor collaborative focused on immigrant civic integration at the state level; and $1.5 million to the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund in support of its voting rights working group.

In addition, the foundation awarded a three-year, $500,000 special opportunity grant to the University of St. Andrews American Foundation in support of the Martyrs Kirk Postgraduate Research Library and Special Collections Reading Room.

"Board Approves 25 Grants Totaling $27,209,400." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 01/04/2016.