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
Knoxville, TN
To research and disseminate information about health effects and human rights violations surrounding nuclear weapons development and production.

Brookings Institution * May 1995 - $78,000
Washington, DC
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
Concord, MA
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
Washington, DC
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
Washington, DC
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
Washington, DC
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
Washington, DC
For public and policy maker education about the health and environmental impacts of nuclear weapons production.

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