Carnegie Corporation of New York Announces $16.3 Million in Grants

Carnegie Corporation of New York Announces $16.3 Million in Grants

The has announced second-quarter grants totaling more than $16.3 million to over two dozen organizations and institutions.

Grants made through foundation's international program include a two-year award of $525,000 to the in Washington, D.C., in support of ACA's nuclear weapons threat reduction efforts; $250,000 to the for a project that examines Russia's security relationship with the United States and its allies; and $200,000 over fifteen months to the for a report on science and technology issues of international security interest. The foundation also awarded $927,700 over twenty-eight months to in Dakar, Senegal, to support a policy dialogue series on higher education transformation in sub-Saharan Africa.

Through its national program, the foundation awarded $800,000 over six months to the for supplemental general operating support; $400,000 over two years to in support of a landscape analysis and case studies of successful English language learning models; and $350,000 to the in Vienna, Virginia, to build its capacity to address the intersection between mastery-based progression, the Common Core, and next-generation learning. Other grant recipients include Atlanta-based ($3 million over three years), the D.C.-based ($1.25 million over two years), and the ($500,000 over two years).

In addition, the foundation awarded $1 million to the in support of the ; $100,000 to progressive think tank to support the production of four original research reports; and $100,000 to in San Francisco for the production of a documentary film exploring the continuum of principles and beliefs that define the American identity.

For a complete list of , visit the Carnegie Corporation of New York Web site.

"." Carnegie Corporation of New York Press Release 07/08/2013.