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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


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 24, 2014

A Conversation with Carnegie Corporation’s Geri Mannion

Michael Kavate from Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees, sits down with Carnegie Corporation’s Geri Mannion, as she shares her wisdom on the Corporation’s years of grantmaking in civic... Learn More

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

Grantee News

October 24, 2014

Remarks at a Symposium on P5+1 Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and lead Iran U.S. negotiator, Wendy Sherman, spoke at the first day of a two-day conference on Iran’s Nuclear Negotiating Strategy, organized by the... Learn More

October 23, 2014

New Tools: “Thunderclap” Spreads the Word

Using Thunderclap as a launch tool, “BLOW MINDS, TEACH STEM,” created a network of 750 Twitter and Facebook users. They sent out an automated message at the exact same time amounting to a... Learn More

October 22, 2014

Amplifying Higher Education in Africa: Damtew Teferra and the International Journal of African Higher Education

As preparations for next year’s African Higher Education Summit continue to get underway, Carnegie Corporation spoke with Damtew Teferra, who founded the International Network for Higher Education in... Learn More