Stimson Center was awarded $13,287,883 between 1990 and 2018, including 32 grants in International Peace & Security, Human Rights, Conservation & Sustainable Development, MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions, and Nuclear Challenges.

$2,250,000

2018 • 3 years • Nuclear Challenges

The Stimson Center is a nonpartisan policy research center based in Washington, D.C. that delivers pragmatic policy solutions on major transnational dangers. This award is for flexible support to advance Stimson’s nuclear-focused programming. The intended outcome of this award is to empower Stimson to more effectively anticipate and react to the current policy environment in order to reduce nuclear risks.

$600,000

2018 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges

Founded in 1989, the Stimson Center is a nonpartisan think tank dedicated to enhancing global peace and economic prosperity by identifying pragmatic solutions to current and emerging global challenges. This award supports the Security for a New Century program, a Congressional education forum that will foster nonpartisan, not-for-attribution dialogue around foreign policy challenges, via briefings and study group sessions for members of Congress and staff. Intended outcomes include: enhanced information sharing on critical issues of foreign policy, including nuclear policy; increased collaboration across partisan divides through bipartisan briefings; and new, durable collaborative relationships between House and Senate offices and the external expert community. 

$695,000

2018 • 2 years, 6 months • Nuclear Challenges

The Stimson Center is a nonpartisan policy research center based in Washington, D.C. that delivers pragmatic policy solutions on major transnational dangers. This award is for flexible support to advance Stimson’s U.S.-Korea-focused programming. In particular, flexible support to Stimson makes it possible for it to nimbly pursue its goals of improving the quality of debate about North Korea and reducing nuclear risks.

$390,000

2016 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges

The Stimson Center (Stimson) is a nonpartisan policy research center based in Washington, D.C. that delivers pragmatic policy solutions on the major transnational dangers. Through field and archival research, and outreach to policymakers in national governments and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), this project examines how to more closely regulate extracted natural uranium that could be converted into fissile material and used for nefarious purposes. This award is part of an effort to strengthen nonproliferation measures and build the confidence and transparency that will be required for countries to reduce fissile material stockpiles.

$550,000

2016 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges

The Stimson Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution dedicated to offering practical solutions to problems of national and international security. This renewal grant seeks to reduce nuclear dangers in South Asia, where the risk of a nuclear-tinged crisis or conflict between India and Pakistan is growing. Key programming activities include: policy-relevant research and writing; fieldwork; convening meetings in Washington and the region; mentoring a rising generation of talent in India and Pakistan; and growing the audience for and participation in the center's South Asian Voices website and its on-line course on nuclear weapons and arms control in South Asia.

$675,000

2016 • 2 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

The Henry L. Stimson Center (Stimson) is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to helping improve peace and human security. Stimson’s Mekong Policy Project promotes sustainable development in the Mekong Basin, emphasizing an integrated approach to transboundary water resource management. This award helps to sustain its program of work to minimize the negative impacts of uncoordinated hydropower development across the Mekong Basin, from China to the Vietnam delta. Framing the hydropower development issue as a threat to regional cooperation and, potentially even regional stability, is a critical complement to on-the-ground conservation activities.

$410,000

2016 • 2 years, 7 months • Nuclear Challenges

The Stimson Center is a nonpartisan policy research center based in Washington, D.C. that delivers pragmatic policy solutions on major transnational dangers. The award draws on a previous project that examined the role of industry in the nuclear supply chain, which attracted significant policymaker and industry interest. This project aims to develop international standards for an integrated nuclear safety-security approach based on the varied and disparate efforts to date. It builds a business case that shifts the perception of security from a burdensome requirement to a value-added effort, minimizing risks and benefiting overall operations.

$500,000

2014 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges

The Stimson Center is a nonpro?t, nonpartisan institution dedicated to offering practical solutions to problems of national and international security. This renewal grant seeks to reduce nuclear dangers South Asia, where the risk of a nuclear-tinged crisis or conflict between India and Pakistan is growing. Key programming activities include: policy-relevant research and writing; fieldwork; convening meetings in Washington and the region; mentoring a rising generation of talent in India and Pakistan; growing the audience for and participation in the center’s South Asian Voices website; and setting up a new, open, on-line course on nuclear weapons and arms control in South Asia.

$425,000

2014 • 1 year, 11 months • International Peace & Security

The Stimson Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to enhancing international peace and security through a combination of rigorous analysis and outreach. This grant renews a successful grant to Stimson Center for its Partners in Prevention Task Force. Stimson Center will work with its newly established consortium of dual-use technology manufacturers, insurance and risk mitigation firms, and with U.S. government officials to the White House and the Departments of Commerce, State, Defense, and Treasury to address evolving threats and opportunities in the nuclear proliferation realm. Funds would be used for partial salaries, honoraria for consulted experts, travel, workshops, and publications.

$500,000

2014 • 2 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

The Henry L. Stimson Center (“Stimson”) is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to helping improve peace and human security. Stimson’s Southeast Asia program has promoted sustainable development in the Mekong Basin, emphasizing an integrated, political-economy approach to transboundary water resource management. The project will focus on drivers and impacts of uncoordinated hydropower development across the Mekong Basin, from China to the Vietnam delta. It will frame the hydropower development issue as threat to regional cooperation.

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