The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced forty-seven grants totaling nearly $36 million.
Grants awarded through the foundation's International Program include $350,000 over two years to the AllAfrica Foundation in Washington, D.C., in support of a project designed to elevate African voices in peacebuilding research and action; $1.5 million over two years to the Arab Council for the Social Sciences in Beirut in support of its efforts to build knowledge connections in the Arab region; $500,000 over two years to Conversation Africa in Johannesburg in support of open-access, knowledge-based journalism that helps bridge the gap between research and policy; and $625,000 over two years to the Pacific Forum International in Honolulu in support of its efforts to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the Asia-Pacific region.
Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $2.5 million over two years to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in Stanford, California, in support of its iLEAD project; $1 million over two years to PowerMyLearning in New York City to develop a strategic evidence plan for family playlists — interactive digital activities that help students master a skill taught in class — and optimize the adoption of such playlists; $350,000 over fifteen months to Teachers College of Columbia University in New York City to design and implement a text-message system that alerts parents about their child's academic performance; and $1.1 million over two years to the University of Texas at Austin in support of the Dana Center math pathways program.
In addition, through its Special Opportunities Fund, the foundation awarded a one-time grant of $350,000 over two years to the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in support of its Perils and Promise of Democracy program.
For a complete list of the foundation's third-quarter grants, see the Carnegie Corporation website.