Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards Nearly $44.9 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards Nearly $44.9 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced sixty-six grants totaling nearly $44.9 million.

Third-quarter grants awarded through the foundation's International Program include three grants of $200,000 each over two years to the American University in Cairo to create a public policy hub that will connect social scientists with policy makers, examine trends among religious and social actors in Arab countries, and assess social movements in Egypt and Jordan; $3.2 million over two years to the Institute of International Education in support of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program; and $500,000 over two years to the University of California, Berkeley to study the implications of nuclear weapons with "alternate effects regimes" or low yields on global nuclear stability.

Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $3.47 million over two years to the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in support of a national citizenship initiative; $1 million over two years to the Data Quality Campaign to develop and promote state policies that enable effective data use and build public awareness of the value of education data; and $600,000 over two years to RePublic Schools to expand and implement a personalized learning program in high schools.

In addition, the foundation awarded three grants through its Special Opportunities Fund and four grants through its Transnational Movements Initiatives Program, including a fifteen-month, $500,000 grant to Tulane University for research about postsecondary pathways to success and $407,000 to the Academic Research Institute in Iraq in support of social science education at Iraqi universities.



For a complete list of the foundation's third-quarter grants, see the Carnegie website.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 66 Grants Totaling $44,871,200." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 09/21/2017.