The Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced third-quarter grants totaling more than $21.1 million to organizations working in the United States and around the world.
Grants made through the foundation's international program include $1.2 million over three years to the University of Cambridge to promote, in partnership with the University of Ghana and Makerere University, research excellence and retention of early- and mid-career scholars and scientists; $940,000 over two years to Harvard University in support of training programs for military officers and policy makers; $700,000 over two years to the Brookings Institution in support of its foreign policy program; and $450,000 over two years to the Council on Foreign Relations to support the creation of a series of media guides on global challenges and CFR's Council of Councils initiative.
Through its national program, the foundation awarded $500,000 over two years to the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future to document and evaluate STEM learning studios; and $336,000 to Green Dot Public Schools in support of a partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District to train turnaround school leaders and redesign school environments in a way that encourages more effective school leadership.
Grants awarded through the foundation's external affairs/future of journalism education program include $150,000 over two years to the Regents of the University of California, Berkeley to improve scientific reporting through curriculum enrichment; $149,400 over two years to Northwestern University in support of its science translation project, which aims to improve the quality and credibility of scientific journalism; and $149,000 over two years to the University of Missouri, Columbia in support of its new science, health, and agricultural journalism program.
For a complete list of the foundation's third-quarter grants, visit the Carnegie Corporation Web site.