Grantee Profile

Federation of American Scientists

Grants to Federation of American Scientists

  • $145,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) works to provide science-based analysis of and solutions to protect against catastrophic threats to national and international security. Continued use of highly enriched uranium (HEU), a weapons-usable fissile material, raises the risks of diversion into nation states' weapons programs and acquisition by terrorists groups. While efforts are underway worldwide to minimize the use of HEU in civilian applications, some countries continue to use significant quantities of HEU in the naval sector. This project will assemble an FAS task force to analyze the challenges posed by HEU in the naval sector and seek solutions.

  • $25,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To create a management plan for the National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technologies.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To make available to policymakers and the public scientific information and analysis related to nuclear weapons (over 18 months).

  • $590,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support for scientific analysis and dissemination of technical information related to arms control and nuclear nonproliferation (over two years).

  • $1,500,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of activities to make available to policymakers and the public scientific information and analysis related to arms control and weapons of mass destruction (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Federation of American Scientists $2,560,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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