Carnegie Corporation Awards $44 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Awards $44 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced forty-eight grants totaling nearly $44 million.

Fourth-quarter grants awarded through the foundation's International Program include $1 million over two years to the Henry L. Stimson Center in Washington, D.C., in support of Web-based research and analysis of U.S. relations with North Korea; $950,000 over two years to the National Security Archive Fund in Washington, D.C., for archival programs on U.S.-Russia relations, nuclear security, and cooperative threat reduction; $515,000 over two years to ReThink Media in Berkeley, California, to strengthen the communications capacity of the arms control and disarmament sector; and $910,000 over two years to the International Research and Exchanges Board in Washington, D.C., to improve university research administration in Africa and Eurasia.

Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $350,000 to the Education Writers Association in Washington, D.C., in support of national seminars, fellowships, and coaching; $400,000 over eighteen months to Faith in Action in Washington, D.C., to promote social cohesion and civic engagement in rural communities; $2 million over two years to the Los Angeles-based Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund in support of the Voting Rights Litigation Working Group; and $3.5 million over three years to New Profit in Boston in support of its capacity-building work.

Through its Special Opportunities Fund, the foundation also awarded a general support grant of $2.5 million over two years to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Approves 48 Grants Totaling $43,999,000." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 01/07/2020.