Asia Foundation – A $85,000 grant to conduct a stakeholder mapping and political economy analysis to better understand the power dynamics behind decision-making and policy implementation in the Teesta River basin, a contentious river that straddles the border of India and Bangladesh.
Atlantic Council – A grant of $150,000 to support the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center to bring together top current and former political and military officials from India and Pakistan to provide mutually beneficial policy recommendations on the Indus River.
The Climate Reality Project – A grant of $15 million over three years for public education and strategic communications on the risk of climate change.
Friends of the Earth Middle East – A grant of $700,000 to support efforts to elevate water as an issue that must be addressed now by Israelis and Palestinians.
Global Environment and Technology Foundation – A grant of $100,000 for the U.S. Water Partnership, an initiative to unite and mobilize U.S. expertise, resources and ingenuity to address water challenges around the globe, particularly in the developing world.
Global Solutions for Infections Disease – A grant of $440,000 to assess rapid diagnostics challenges in low resource settings and potential solutions.
Inter-American Development Bank – A grant of $300,000 over two years for the La Plata Basin Authority and its stakeholders to develop a decision-support tool to help interpret climate and water data and make informed decisions on drought-related events.
International Council for the Life Sciences – A $750,000 grant over two years to help build a bio-security network in North Africa and the Middle East to reduce the risk of pandemics, accidental laboratory release of biological agents, or bioterrorism.
J Street – Grants of $1,500,000 over four years to the J Street Education Fund to support its efforts to mobilize a Jewish American constituency in support of an even-handed U.S. policy towards Israel, leading to a just negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The New Israel Fund – A grant of $974,050 to support capacity building for defense of civil rights, democratic integrity and social equity in pursuit of a peaceful resolution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
The Nuclear Threat Initiative – A grant of $800,000 to NTI’s Global Health and Security Initiative to create an international secretariat for CORDS, a coalition of regional networks that share best practices and training toward building a global system for disease surveillance.
The Ploughshares Fund – Grants of $1.3 million over three years for public education and advocacy around the risk of nuclear weapons.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors – A grant of $750,000 over three years to support strategic communications on the risk of climate change.
Sojourners - A grant of $500,000 to build social and political will throughout the faith community and among faith leaders to bring about changes in our nation’s policies and personal behaviors regarding climate change.
The Telos Group - A grant of $325,000 to support engagement with America’s faith communities to create a self-sustaining, bipartisan movement in mainstream America in support of U.S. diplomatic leadership for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars – A $206,860 grant for Choke Point: China and India, a collaborative research and convening project to advance significantly the understanding of China’s and India’s water-energy-food challenge.
World Evangelical Alliance – A grant of $75,000 to support the WEA Global Task Force on Nuclear Weapons.
World Resources Institute – A grant of $250,000 to design, create and disseminate a tool – “Aqueduct” - critical for effective water risk reduction in ten major river basins around the world.
The American Lung Association for public education and strategic communications on the health risks of air pollution and climate change.
California Interfaith Power and Light for public education and strategic communications with faith communities on the risk of climate change.
Chatham House – A grant of £150,000 for research (download here) on what the April 2010 Eyjafjallajökull volcano ash cloud incident reveals about preparedness for responding to low probability, high consequence events, and the consequent implications for effectively tackling global threats.
The National Security Network for strategic communications and advocacy on the national security risks of global threats.
The Sierra Club for public education and strategic communications on the risk of climate change.
TEPHINET (Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network) for its work to train epidemiologists globally to better prepare for pandemic risks.
University of Maryland – A grant of $182,000 to the Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland to work in partnership with the Two Futures Project to engage faith communities on the role of faith in addressing global threats.
WMD Center – A grant of $640,000 to assess and produce a report card on U.S. preparedness for a major biological event such as an act of bioterrorism or a pandemic.