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2014

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—For continued support for the China Studies Program. A one-year grant of $660,000.

American Friends of Prospect Burma, Chicago, IL—For the Journal of Burmese Scholarship and related workshops and training. A four-year grant of $155,000.

Arizona State University Foundation, Tempe, AZ —For the Theravada Civilizations Project II: Integrating New Directions in the Study of Buddhism in Southeast Asia. A three-year grant of $206,000.

Arizona State University Foundation, Tempe, AZ —For the American Experience Initiative of the American Centers for Cultural Exchange in China. A three-year grant of $750,000.

Asia Society, New York, NY—For ChinaFile, a new online magazine about China. A five-year grant of $500,000.

Asia Society, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Buddhist Art of Myanmar. A one-year grant of $200,000.

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA—For the second San Francisco Asian Art Forum for Museum Directors. A one-time grant of $20,000.

The Aspen Institute, Washington, DC—For the United States-China Policy Dialogue. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC—For a conference on the political situation in Thailand. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Duke University, Durham, NC—To support two conferences of the Southeast Asia Research Group. A one-time grant of $26,000.

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA—For the exhibition and publication Textiles of Timor, Island in the Woven Sea. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC—For a Chinese painting conservator position. A two-year grant of $180,000.

Mercy Corps, Washington, DC—To support ongoing programming of the National Committee on North Korea. A one-time grant of $35,500.

Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY—For the final volume in a series of publications on Tibetan art history. A one-year grant of $100,000.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY—For an English language training program on science and civil society administered by the U.S.-DPRK Scientific Engagement Consortium. A one-time grant of $25,000.

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA—For the Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology. A one-time grant of $12,000.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL—For a manual of Tibetan manuscript studies. A three-year grant of $150,000.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN—For Mapping Transitions through the Vehicle of Arts, a collaboration with educational and art institutions in the Twin Cities and in China. A four-year grant of $300,000.

US-China Education Trust, The F.Y. Chang Foundation, Washington, DC—To support preparatory work for a Chinese association for the study of American culture and society. A one-time grant of $20,000.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC—For the Choke Point: Port Cities project of the China Environment Forum, to examine water-energy challenges in Long Beach, California and Shenzhen, China. A three-year grant of $350,000.


2013

American Folklore Society, Columbus, OH—For ongoing activities of the China-U.S. Forum on Intangible Cultural Heritage. A three-year grant of $350,000.

ASIANetwork, Bloomington, IL—For continuation of a post-doctoral teaching fellowship program. A three-year grant of $450,000.

Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, MI—For a special program of events, highlighting archaeology in Asia, to take place at the Association’s annual meeting in Philadelphia in March 2014. A one-time grant of $18,000.

Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, MI—To support a meeting on future directions for Southeast Asian studies, to be held in conjunction with the AAS 2013 annual conference. A one-time grant of $15,500.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC—For a policy dialogue on Sino-Japanese territorial dispute and conflict prevention. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH—For the publication Chinese Paintings: Masterworks from the Cleveland Museum of Art. A one-year grant of $100,000.

Columbia University, New York, NY—For a Tibetan studies librarian position at the C.V. Starr East Asian Library. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Filmmakers Collaborative Inc., Waltham, MA—For a documentary film project on the environmental impact of the electronics industry in China and the United States. A one-time grant of $40,000.

The F.Y. Chang Foundation, U.S.-China Education Trust, Washington, DC—To support an international conference marking the 10th anniversary of the American Studies Network. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Hispanic Society of America, New York, NY— To create a web-based “Sino-Philippine Digital Archive” of manuscripts and rare books dating from the 16th through 19th centuries. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Hmong Cultural Center Inc., Saint Paul, MN —For initiatives of the Hmong Resource Center Library. A three-year grant of $75,000.

Hong Kong-America Center, Hong Kong, China—For a series of books on American society and culture published in collaboration with the Peking University Press. A one-time grant of $15,000.

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN—For a research initiative on philanthropy in China. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Institute of International Education, New York, NY—For a pilot training program of the Myanmar International Relations in Higher Education Initiative. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, DC—For the China-Latin America Program. A two-year grant of $150,000.

KCET Community Television of Southern California, Burbank, CA—Continued support for LinkAsia’s news, cultural and current affairs programming on East and Southeast Asia. A three-year grant of $450,000.

Lontar Nusantara Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia — For publication of anthologies of Indonesian poetry and short stories. A two-year grant of $180,000.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA — To support the exhibition Chinese Paintings from Japanese Collections to be on view from May to July 2014. A one-time grant of $40,000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Lost Kingdoms of Early Southeast Asia: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture, 5th to 9th Century. A one-year grant of $250,000.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN—To support research, publication and exhibition of the museum’s collection of ancient Chinese bronzes. A one-time grant of $40,000.

National Bureau of Asian Research, Seattle, WA—For a research project on the reemergence of Myanmar/Burma. A two-year grant of $200,000.

National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY—For ongoing policy dialogues of the Forum on Asia-Pacific Security. A three-year grant of $375,000.

National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC—For a residential fellowship program for Chinese scholars. A four-year grant of $615,000.

Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC—To support Myanmar: The Dynamics of Positive Change, an international conference and manuscript project organized by Dr. David I. Steinberg. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA—For the exhibition and catalogue The Last Dynasty: Arts and Culture of Joseon Korea, 1392-1910. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ—For the Dunhuang Art and Manuscripts project. A four-year grant of $250,000.

Purdue University, Purdue, IN—For expansion of a digital project on the study of religion and society in China. A three-year grant of $400,000.

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY—For a research network on China-Africa relations. A two-year grant of $276,000.

Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY, and Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, MI—To support a set of dissertation workshops at the 2014 annual AAS conference in Philadelphia. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA—For program activities of the Center for Vietnamese Philosophy, Culture, and Society. A three-year grant of $300,000.

The Unicode Consortium, Mountain View, CA—To support a meeting on incorporation of the Tangut script into international character encoding standards. A one-time grant of $6,500.

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada—To support an international conference in Pyongyang on knowledge sharing for the development of special economic zones in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, convened by the Canada-DPRK Knowledge Partnership Program. A one-time grant of $35,000.

University of Hawai’i Foundation, Honolulu, HI—For research on endangered languages in China and mainland Southeast Asia for the Catalogue of Endangered Languages. A three-year grant of $160,000.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA— For the Digital Library of Northern Thai Manuscripts project. A three-year grant of $410,000.

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA— For the Summer Kambun Workshop, an intensive reading, language training and translation program on Sino-Japanese texts. A one-time grant of $37,000.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI—To support the Fourth International Lao Studies Conference. A one-time grant of $30,000.


2012

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—For the launch of a China Studies Program. A two-year grant of $1.2 million.

American Institute for Indonesian Studies, Ithaca, NY—For programmatic activities and scholarly exchange between the United States and Indonesia. A three-year grant of $240,000.

The Asia Foundation, San Francisco, CA—For expansion of an education and exchange program on U.S.-China relations. A three-year grant of $500,000.

Asian Cultural Council, New York, NY—To support a program for art historians from China, the Advanced Workshop in Western Art and Art History: American Art and Modernism, to be held in New York City in summer 2012. A one-time grant of $60,000.

Aspen Institute, Washington, DC—For the China-Europe-U.S. Trialogue. A one-year grant of $75,000.

Association for Asian Studies, Ann Arbor, MI—To support two international panels on The Future Direction of East Asian Studies Librarianship and Libraries in the Twenty-first Century: Bringing the Players Together, to be held in conjunction with the AAS annual meetings in 2013 and 2014. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, NY—For participation of students from Asia in the Global Ethics Network. A three-year grant of $375,000.

Center for American Progress, Washington, DC—To support the book project Head to Head: The U.S.-China Relationship in Ten Conversations. A one-time grant of $24,000.

Center for Lao Studies, San Francisco, CA—For programming and outreach activities. A three-year grant of $200,000.

China Dialogue Trust, London, England—For research and reporting by chinadialogue on China’s global environmental impact. A three-year grant of $150,000.

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY—For a preservation training program for Chinese academic libraries. A two-year grant of $180,000.

The Flaherty/International Film Seminars, New York, NY—To support an exchange with China on documentary film. A one-time grant of $12,000.

Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC—To support a training workshop in Southeast Asian kiln site excavation. A one-time grant of $35,000.

Give2Asia, San Francisco, CA—To support the work of China Development Brief (English), a project of the Beijing Civil Society Development Research Center. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Japan Society, New York, NY—To support the exhibition and catalogue Silver Wind: The Arts of Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828). A one-time grant of $35,000.

The Johns Hopkins University, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, DC—For a fellowship program for graduate students and young faculty from Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam. A five-year grant of $425,000.

Kansas University Endowment Association, Lawrence, KS—To support an international research symposium and exhibition, Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia, to be held at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Lark Play Development Center, New York, NY— To support the Contemporary Chinese Reading Series. A one-time grant of $35,000.

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA—For a United States-Indonesia undergraduate exchange program in partnership with the University of Michigan. A three-year grant of $190,000.

Living Earth Television, Evanston, IL—To support a project on Chinese documentary film. A one-time grant of $27,000.

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA—For the publication of Modern Asian Drama: An Anthology. A one-time grant of $25,000.

McGill University, Montreal, Canada—For the Ming Qing Women’s Writings Project: A Digital Archive and Database of Women’s Literature and History in Late Imperial China. A four-year grant of $300,000.

Mercy Corps, Washington, DC—To support programming of the National Committee on North Korea. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media, St. Paul, MN—For ongoing coverage of Asia on Marketplace. A three-year grant of $400,000.

National Geographic Society, Washington, DC—For expansion of Asia projects in the Young Explorers program. A three-year grant of $300,000.

National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC—To support a fact-finding trip to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. A one-time grant of $14,000.

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL—To support an international Cambodian studies conference to be held in September 2012 in DeKalb, Illinois. A one-time grant of $22,000.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Gutai: Splendid Playground. A one-year grant of $100,000.

Teach for China, New York, NY—For the U.S.-China teaching fellows program. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Texas Tech Foundation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX—To support two academic symposia on transnational American studies, to be held in Hong Kong and Beijing in June 2012. A one-time grant of $27,000.

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT—For scholarly exchange, research collaboration and curricular projects of the Mekong Region Development Research Group. A four-year grant of $450,000.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI—To support an authors’ conference on the Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT—For a Chinese poetry and translation residency program. A three-year grant of $180,000.




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