W. Alton Jones Foundation
Secure World Program
1996 Grants to Dismantle Existing Nuclear Weapons
- Center for Strategic and International Studies * May 1996 - $50,000
- To assess and promote the implications of the "revolution in military affairs," particularly how budgetary considerations and conventional force alternatives may create strong U.S. interests in eliminating nuclear weapons.
- Council on Foreign Relations * Nov 1996 - $50,000
New York, NY
- To enourgage and help inform a fundamental review of the U.S. nuclear posture.
- Federation of American Scientists Fund * Feb 1996 - $200,000 over two years
- To advance approaches to resolve several major proliferation dangers, with particular emphasis on limiting the spread of ballistic missiles and anti-missile systems.
- International Security Information Service * May 1996 - $10,000
University of Bradford
- To produce and disseminate to policymakers in the British government a guide to nuclear policy options, with emphasis on furthering disarmament and anuclear arms control.
- STAND of Amarillo * May 1996 - $50,000 over two years
- For public education about plutonium disposition, safety concerns and environmental degradation around the Pantex Nuclear Weapons Facility in Texas.
- The Nation Institute * Feb 1996 - $25,000
New York, NY
- For a special issue of The Nation on the political and technical feasibility of eliminating nuclear weapons, to include contributions by military and political leaders of the U.S., Russia and other nations.
- Oak Ridge Education Project * May 1996 - $25,000
A project of the Foundation for Global Sustainability
- For public education about nuclear weapons dismantlement, disposition and environmental restoration at the Oak Ridge Nuclear Reservation in Tennessee.
- Union of Concerned Scientists * Nov 1996 - $150,000
- To promote permanent nuclear weapon reductions, restrictions on ballistic missile defense systems, control of weapon-usable materials, and international nonproliferation goals.
- Verification Technology Information Centre * May 1996 $68,500
- To examine verifcation strategies for a nuclear-weapon-free world which would ensure compliance of all states in eliminating nuclear weapons.
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