W. Alton Jones Foundation

Secure World Program

1998 Grants to Assess the Full Costs of Being a Nuclear State

Brookings Institution
Washington, DC $75,000
To continue the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study project, assessing the full costs of building, testing and maintaining a nuclear force.

Childhood Cancer Research Institute
Worcester, MA $50,000
To expand its radiation health information and training activities to additional communities potentially affected by radioactive contamination.

Global Resource Action Center for the Environment
New York, NY $50,000
To provide economic analyses of the Department of Energy activities to activists around the complex, and to organize specialized training workshops on the economic impact of Department of Energy activities.

Northwest Environmental Education Foundation
Spokane, WA $30,000
To provide an informed basis for near-term public health responses near weapons sites, and to lay the ground- work for advancing reforms of the weapons complex.

Physicians for Social Responsibility
Washington, DC $100,000
To launch a de-alerting and nuclear abolition campaign among its physician members.

Tufts University
Medford, MA $15,000
To promote Hiroshima's Shadow, a comprehensive reader on the decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the 50-year debate that has followed over the necessity of the bombing.

Yaroskinskaya Charity Fund
Moscow, Russia $20,000
To distribute the Russian-language Nuclear Encyclopedia, a comprehensive volume of source material and information on commercial and military nuclear activities around the world.

Yggdrasil Institute
Georgetown, KY $43,000
To update and make widely available a guide to nuclear materials and sites in France, with the purpose of better informing the debate over the future of the French nuclear program.


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