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

May 7, 2015

Eighteen Cultural Institutions Receive Support from Carnegie Corporation of New York

NEW YORK, NY, May 7, 2015––Carnegie Corporation of New York announced $3.6 million in grants today to fund education and enrichment programs in greater New York City. Eighteen cultural institutions... Learn More

April 22, 2015

New $6 Million Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program Supports Social Sciences and Humanities

Thirty-One Fellows Announced by Carnegie Corporation of New York Learn More

March 27, 2015

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 24 GRANTS TOTALING $15,831,400

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 4, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 24 grants totaling $15,831,400. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved... Learn More

In the News

May 20, 2015

Kudos to SafeMode for Courageous Reporting

Public Radio International’s The World, a Carnegie Corporation grantee, was honored with the Overseas Press Club’s Lowell Thomas award for international radio reporting. The winning reports were... Learn More

May 13, 2015

Grants to Cultural Institutions

Last week, Carnegie Corporation of New York announced $3.6 million in grants to fund education and enrichment programs at some of New York City’s most iconic cultural institutions, including Carnegie... Learn More

May 7, 2015

The origins of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the birth of TIAA-CREF

While serving as a Trustee at Cornell University, Andrew Carnegie was shocked to discover that teachers, “one of the highest professions,” in his words, earned less than his clerks and lacked... Learn More

Grantee News

May 20, 2015

Kudos to SafeMode for Courageous Reporting

Public Radio International’s The World, a Carnegie Corporation grantee, was honored with the Overseas Press Club’s Lowell Thomas award for international radio reporting. The winning reports were... Learn More

May 15, 2015

Africa’s Ph.D. Renaissance: Making African Universities Relevant

SciDev.Net’s podcast this week features a discussion with the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Ernest Aryeetey, about the major reforms needed to make African universities more... Learn More

May 14, 2015

Jago Pakistan / Wake Up, Pakistan!

Time is running out for the critical reforms needed in Pakistan to avoid disaster and move ahead. So say some of the world’s foremost foreign policy experts—American, Pakistani, and international—who... Learn More