Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $33 Million in 4Q Grants

Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $33 Million in 4Q Grants

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced thirty-seven grants totaling more than $33 million.

Fourth-quarter grants awarded through the foundation's International Program include a final grant of $5 million over three years to the American Council of Learned Societies for fellowships in the humanities in Africa; $400,000 over two years to the Center for Policy Studies in Russia in support of its efforts to strengthen the U.S.-Russia nuclear security regime; and $550,000 over two years to the London School of Economics and Political Science for a project on building political legitimacy and citizenship in the Arab world.

Grants awarded through the foundation's National Program include $3 million over three years to Charter Fund, Inc. in support of its ongoing efforts to scale promising Next Generation Learning school designs; $500,000 over two years to Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees in support of an initiative to coordinate national-, state-, and local-level grantmaking efforts; and $300,000 over fifteen months to the Teaching Lab in support of the organization’s efforts to build its capacity for data collection and analysis.

In addition, the foundation awarded four grants through its Special Opportunities Fund, including $1 million over two years to the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA) in support of the PBS NewsHour and $250,000 over two years to the International Rescue Committee.

"Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 37 Grants Totaling $33,062,000." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 12/20/2018.