At its quarterly meeting held in New York on March 5, 2012, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 17 grants totaling $14,852,100.
Brief descriptions of each board-approved grant are provided below.
American Councils for International Education, Inc., Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 final grant for a Center for Advanced Study and Education (CASE) project on social transformations in the western Eurasia border region.
American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY
66-month grant of $5,450,000 final grant for fellowships in the humanities in Africa.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $500,000 for networks and research on political and economic transitions in the Arab region.
Institute for Science and International Security, Washington, DC
24-month grant of $280,000 for expanding public education and outreach on Iran’s nuclear activities.
National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY
24-month grant of $300,000 for a multilateral dialogue on North Korea.
Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA
36-month grant of $347,000 for a project to train the next generation of independent technical security analysts.
Achieve, Inc., Washington, DC
12-month grant of $800,000 for the completion of the Next Generation Science Standards.
Aspen Institute, Inc., Washington, DC
12-month grant of $450,000 for the Congressional program’s Project on Education Reform.
Center for Community Change, Washington, DC
36-month grant of $1,000,000 for general support.
Citizen Schools, Boston, MA
24-month grant of $500,000 for the development and implementation of a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiative that will recruit, train, and support 1,800 STEM citizen teachers over two years to work in schools across the country.
National Immigration Forum, Inc., Washington, DC
12-month grant of $300,000 for a project to build consensus among evangelical Christian and business communities as well as other stakeholders on immigrants and immigrant integration.
New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Inc., New York, NY
24-month grant of $1,000,000 for managing the implementation of Next Generation Learning classrooms.
New Technology Network, Napa, CA
24-month grant of $875,000 for integrating blended learning components in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses.
School & Main Institute, Inc., Boston, MA
12-month grant of $250,000 for continued development and implementation of the Schools for the Future model.
Teach For America, Inc., New York, NY
12-month grant of $1,000,100 for the development of a STEM-focused campaign and a research 2.0 agenda.
Special Opportunities Fund
American Library Association, Washington, DC
32-month grant of $300,000 for an annual Andrew Carnegie Medal honoring the best adult fiction and nonfiction books of the year.
External Affairs Program
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., Arlington, VA
12-month grant of $1,000,000 for the PBS Newshour and its 2012 election coverage.