Carnegie Corporation Awards $39.5 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Awards $39.5 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced third-quarter grants totaling nearly $39.5 million.

Grants awarded through the foundation's international program include $500,000 over two years to the Center for a New American Security to assess the impact of disruptive technologies on the stability of the critical U.S.-Russia strategic relationship; $600,000 over two years to the Century Foundation in support of its policy outreach efforts and to engage in dialogue regarding the drivers of conflict in the Arab region; and $485,000 over two years to the Georgia Tech Research Institute in support of a scenario-based project that will explore the dynamics of command, control, and coordination in cyber-conflict escalation. The foundation also awarded $1 million through its national program to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to expand its community college pathways program nationally; and $3 million to the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in support of a national citizenship initiative.

In addition, two-year grants were awarded to two organizations through the foundation's Special Opportunities Fund, including $250,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation in support of its work to protect speech and privacy rights, and $300,000 to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City in support of efforts to offer naturalization assistance to immigrants through the New York Public Library system.

Through its Twenty-First Century Fund, the foundation also awarded $2.2 million over three years to Columbia University to provide online access to historical records related to the inception and early years of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and to further develop tools and technology to receive and permanently preserve digital materials.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 48 Grants Totaling $39,490,900." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 09/29/2015.