W. Alton Jones Foundation
Secure World Program
1995 Grants to Assess the Full Costs of Being a Nuclear State
- American Environmental Health Studies Project * Feb 1995 - $35,000
- To research and disseminate information about health effects and human rights violations surrounding nuclear weapons development and production.
- Brookings Institution * May 1995 - $78,000
- U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study Project - To assess and publicize the economic, military, political and social costs of the U.S. nuclear weapons program from 1940 onwards.
- Childhood Cancer Research Institute * Nov 1995 - $35,000
- To promote community education on the risks of exposure to radioactive materials and to develop local capacities for health research and monitoring in communities near nuclear weapons production sites.
- Defense Budget Project * Feb 1995 - $25,000
A Project of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Note: The project is now an independent organization known as the
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assesments
- For research and analysis to foster informed debate on the future of nuclear weapons in U.S. security policy.
- Economists Allied for Arms Reduction * Feb 1995 - $50,000
New York, NY
- To use economic analyses to identify local employment alternatives at nuclear weapons facilities and to encourage cleanup and waste management programs at these facilities.
- Government Accountability Project * May 1995 - $30,000
- To provide legal and organizational support to whistle blowers and citizens around nuclear weapons facilities.
- National Security Archive * May 1995 - $100,000
A Project of the Fund for Peace
- To increase electronic public access to former nuclear secrets by creating a centralized database for all document releases from the Department of Energy.
- Physicians for Social Responsibility * Nov 1995 - $150,000
- For public and policy maker education about the health and environmental impacts of nuclear weapons production.
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