W. Alton Jones Foundation

Other 1997 Sustainable & Secure World Program Grants

Crossover Grants
Jointly funded by Sustainable and Secure World Programs
Center for Energy and Environmental Policy * Nov. 1997 - $100,000
University of Delaware
Newark, DE
To fund and develop the Joint Institute for a Sustainable Energy Future.

Citizen's Nuclear Information Center * May 1997 - $30,000
Nakano-ku, JAPAN
To adopt a protocol which enhances the agenda for the developed countries to implement the agreement of the Rio Earth Summit that the emissions of green house gases should be stabilized at the level of 1990 by the year 2000.

Mainstream Media Project * May 1997 - $50,000
A Project of The Arts of Peace
Arcata, CA
To enlist articulate individuals with expertise in nuclear weapons-related issues, and now environmental issues, to participate in public education campaigns in the mass media through extended interviews on commercial and public radio stations nationwide.

Natural Resources Defense Council * May 1997 - $100,000
New York, NY
To support work being done to prove that large-scale investment in energy efficiency is a major, cost-effective alternative for China's energy future.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars * May 1997 - $103,000 over 2 years
Washington, DC
To share ideas on and solutions for China's environmental challenges.

Miscellaneous
British American Security Information Council * May 1997 - $55,000
Washington, DC
To develop a WWW site to provide up-to-date primary source material to policymakers, the news media and other NGOs focusing primarily on the proceedings at the Conference on Disarmament, discussions about development of an EU common defense and security policy, NATO issues, and European nuclear weapons policies.

Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute * May 1997 - $75,000
Alexandria, VA
To develop a comprehensive national strategy to deal with the threat of use of biological weapons, including an appraisal of current policies, defenses, and emergency response capabilities.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship * Nov. 1997 - $50,000 over 2 years
Washington, DC
To recruit recent college graduates to serve in fellowships at peace, disarmament, or arms control organizations in Washington, DC

National Security Archive * May 1997 - $100,000
A Project of the Fund for Peace
Washington, DC
To encourage declassification of U.S. government documents on nuclear weapons issues, emphasizing those pertaining to nuclear developments in China, India, and Pakistan, and to make these materials available to other researchers and scholars.

Peace Links * Nov. 1997 - $100,000
Washington, DC
To identify and produce compelling stories on nuclear proliferation/nonproliferation, conflict resolution, and other subjects related to security, for broadcast through Voice of America.

World Policy Institute * Nov. 1997 - $50,000
At the New School for Social Research
New York, NY
To analyze the inpacts of campaign spending and lobbying by major military contracting firms in promoting military spending.


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