Carnegie Corporation Announces $29.6 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation Announces $29.6 Million in Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced grants and awards totaling more than $29.6 million.

Second-quarter grants awarded through the foundation's international program include a final distribution of $3.8 million over two years to the American Council of Learned Societies for fellowships in the humanities in Africa; $1.2 million over two years to King's College London for nonproliferation research and training in open-source methodology; and $600,000 over two years to the University of Wisconsin, Madison in support of a joint project with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the role of women in peacekeeping in Africa.

Grants awarded through the foundation's national program include $1 million over two years to the Russell Sage Foundation in support of research on immigration and the integration of immigrants into American society; $1.5 million over two years to Bard College for a project to codify and share resources from the Bard Early College model and create more supportive conditions for other models that rethink the college continuum; and $1 million over two years to the University of Maryland Foundation for the continued development of the Transforming Post-Secondary Education in Mathematics (TPSE Math) project.

In addition, the foundation awarded three grants from its Special Opportunities Fund, including a grant of $300,000 over eighteen months to the Smithsonian Institution for a public education and engagement campaign related to the influence of immigration and democracy on the American identity, and two grants through its Transnational Movement Initiatives, including $600,000 over two years to Central European University for the project "Striking From the Margins: Religion, State, and Disintegration in the Middle East" and $800,000 over two years to the Middle East Institute for Middle East Dialogue and Countering Violent Transnational Movements.

For a complete list of second-quarter grants, visit the Carnegie Corporation website.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 37 Grants Totaling $29,620,000." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 07/05/2016.