News

Learn more about the work of Carnegie Corporation of New York, our grantees and partners. The News section offers an array of informative sources including foundation press releases, news stories mentioning the work of Carnegie Corporation or our grantees, and other information about our grantees, including reports and announcements.

Press Release

October 2, 2014

Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Announce First Award from Peacebuilding Partnership

New York, New York, October 1, 2014— The new Public-Private Partnership on Peacebuilding known as Px4, a joint venture of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign... Learn More

September 25, 2014

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 37 GRANTS TOTALING $28,938,300

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on September 12, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 37 grants totaling $19,619,800. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved... Learn More

September 23, 2014

Bridging the Gap: Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $5 Million to Universities for Innovative Programs Linking Academia and Policy

New York, New York, September 23, 2014—Carnegie Corporation of New York, the foundation established by Andrew Carnegie in 1911, announced the five recipients of major grants aimed at improving the... Learn More

In the News

October 16, 2014

Carnegie and The Roosevelts

In the recent documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, produced by Ken Burns and airing on PBS, it is said that Theodore Roosevelt wrote more than 150,000 letters during the course of his... Learn More

October 10, 2014

It’s Time to Bridge the Gap Between Academics and Policymakers

Straight talk from former Ambassador Christopher R. Hill Learn More

October 3, 2014

Carnegie Corporation of New York Celebrates 50 Years of White House Fellows

“A genuinely free society cannot be a spectator society,” President Lyndon B. Johnson declared when he announced the establishment of the White House Fellows Program in October 1964.  John W.... Learn More

Grantee News

October 20, 2014

The Youth Vote is Important, Especially this November

The youth vote is likely to be pivotal in the upcoming midterm elections, at least according to researchers tracking voting trends at Tufts University. Analysis from The Center for Information and... Learn More

October 17, 2014

Carnegie Corporation Grantee Nominated to California Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, director of Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, received unanimous confirmation from the California state Commission on Judicial... Learn More

October 7, 2014

What Does Implementation of Common Core look like?

"Implementation is everything!” That is the mantra of Sandy Boyd, chief operating officer of Achieve, a Carnegie Corporation grantee. The education reform group helped states develop the Common... Learn More