Carnegie Corporation Announces $48.3 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Announces $48.3 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced sixty-one grants totaling nearly $48.3 million.

Third-quarter grants made through the foundation's International Program include $741,000 over two years to American University for a project aimed at bridging the gap between academia and the policy world; $1 million to the Brookings Institution to promote global governance and cooperation in an era of geopolitical upheaval; $1.2 million over two years to the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa in Dakar, Senegal, in support of a higher education policy engagement initiative; and $1 million over two years to the International Crisis Group in New York City for a project aimed at promoting state building and peace building in Africa and another focused on modern conflict, transnational threats, and non-state actors.

Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $500,000 over fifteen months to Blue Engine in New York City in support of its efforts to develop a teacher pipeline; $400,000 to Boston-based Citizen Schools for the final phase of a project to evaluate program impact and potential teacher-pipeline pathways; $1.2 million over two years to Digital Promise in Washington, D.C., in support of an effort to advance professional learning through educator micro-credentials; and $2 million over two years to the NewSchools Venture Fund in Oakland, California, in support of its work to identify innovative schools and build capacity among school developers, and to foster the development of instructional tools that facilitate rigorous, competency-based, personalized learning.

For a complete listing of the foundation's third-quarter grants, see the Carnegie website.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 61 Grants Totaling $48,262,300." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 09/27/2016.