Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $29 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced third-quarter grants totaling almost $29 million.

Grants made through the foundation's International Program include a recently announced grant of $5 million for academic and international policy programs, as well as $1.3 million over two years to the Arab Council for the Social Sciences in Beirut in support of its efforts to reframe academic inquiry with respect to the region in the wake of the Arab Spring; $1.5 million over two years to the Nuclear Threat Initiative in Washington, D.C; and $900,000 over two years to Middlebury College in support of education and training related to nuclear nonproliferation.

In addition, through its National Program, the foundation awarded $1 million over two years to the Computers For Youth Foundation in New York City to support the continued integration of its Next Generation Learning program; $3 million over fifty-five months to the Rand Corporation in Santa, Monica, California, to implement phase II of its Opportunity by Design initiative evaluation; and $500,000 over two years to Editorial Projects in Education in Bethesda, Maryland, in support of its coverage of innovation in education and school design.

The foundation also awarded grants through its Special Opportunities Fund to three organizations, including $1 million over two years to the Brookings Institution in support of the Hamilton Project, an initiative designed to produce innovative policy proposals on how to create a growing economy that benefits more Americans, and general operating support grants of $500,000 to Equal Justice Works and the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 37 Grants Totaling $28,938,300." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 09/25/2014.