Carnegie Corporation Awards $29.1 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Awards $29.1 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced thirty-nine grants totaling more than $29 million.

Second-quarter grants awarded through the foundation's International Program include $1 million over sixteen months to the Council on Foreign Relations in support of a public education and outreach project focused on U.S. foreign policy; $650,000 over two years to the London-based European Leadership Network for a project that will explore Russia's relationship with the West; $400,000 over two years to the University of Maryland in support of research on nuclear and international security; and $292,000 over two years to Georgetown University to develop "boot camps" focused on strategic force analysis and technological change.

Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $750,000 over two years to the Urban Assembly in New York City in support of an expansion of an evidence-based socio-emotional learning model for high school students; $3.5 million to NEO Philanthropy in New York City in support of the State Infrastructure Fund, which is focused on nonpartisan voter engagement; and $750,000 over two years to the Data Quality Campaign in Washington, D.C., in support of its efforts to shift the role of data in education reform efforts.

Other awards include two grants made through the foundation's Special Opportunities Fund, including $750,000 over two years to the James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy Foundation, an independent nonprofit within Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, for the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows program; and $1 million over fifteen months to the New Venture Fund in Washington, D.C., in support of the organization's 2020 Census Project.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 39 Grants Totaling $29,107,000." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 07/03/2019.