Grantee Profile

Columbia University in the City of New York, Earth Institute

Grants to Columbia University in the City of New York, Earth Institute

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — A renewal grant is recommended to the Earth Institute at Columbia University, in partnership with the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Millennium Village Project (MVP), to scale up the use of misoprostol to prevent postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in hard-to-reach communities in Ghana where there is a high rate of deliveries at home, with limited skilled health personnel. In addition, the model and lessons learned will be shared with stakeholders in Nigeria.

  • $500,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support the Master's in Development Practice Secretariat (over 21 months).

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To incorporate sexual and reproductive health into African national development strategies and the Millennium Villages, and to scale up misoprostol use (over two years).

  • $350,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support a pilot project to address postpartum hemorrhage at the community level in the Bonsaaso, Ghana Millennium Village (over 27 months).

  • $3,275,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To create a Masters in Development Practice Global Secretariat and offer a Masters in Development Practice degree program, through Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (over three years).

  • $250,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the International Commission on Education for Development Professionals.

  • $1,500,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — For incorporating sexual and reproductive health into African national development strategies and the Millennium Villages (over three years).

  • $350,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of a commission that will evaluate current development studies programs and make recommendations to improve training for international development professionals (over 16 months).

  • $500,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the Millennium Project, a United Nations-mandated effort to create operational policy frameworks for achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.

  • $250,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the Millennium Project.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Columbia University in the City of New York, Earth Institute $8,375,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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