Carnegie Corporation Awards $19.7 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Awards $19.7 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced thirty-one grants totaling more than $19.7 million.

First-quarter grants awarded through the foundation's International Program include $625,000 over two years to the Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C., in support of efforts to address challenges to nuclear nonproliferation and arms control agreements; a pair of two-year grants to the Center for Strategic and International Studies, including $450,000 in support of its China Power project and $350,000 in support of U.S.-China dialogue on the global economic order; and $1 million over two years to Middlebury College in Vermont in support of the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation, which works to promote international peace and security by providing a platform for independent analysis and dialogue in the field of nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation.

Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $1.25 million over two years to the KIPP Foundation in New York City in support of work on college and career access and success and the launch of the Charter Management Organizations Alumni Success Collaboration; $800,000 over eighteen months to New Leaders in New York City for a project focused on the design, implementation, and evaluation of school district leadership networks; and $300,000 to EdReports.org in support of a review of K-8 science curricula and their alignment with the Next Generation Science Standards.

The grants also include six awards from the foundation's Special Opportunities Fund, including $1 million over two years to Brown University for the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs' Military Fellows Program; $500,000 over two years to the Brookings Institution in support of its Hamilton Project; and $250,000 to Sesame Workshop, which is marking its fiftieth anniversary, in support of the Joan Ganz Cooney Fund for Vulnerable Children/Sesame Street in Communities.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 31 Grants Totaling $19,725,000." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 03/20/2019.