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

February 13, 2015

A Statement on the Death of Former Trustee John C. Whitehead by Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

On behalf of the Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees, Board Chairman Governor Thomas Kean, and myself, I wish to express our sadness at the death of former Corporation trustee John C.... Learn More

December 19, 2014

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 34 GRANTS TOTALING $22,817,500

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on December 4, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 34 grants totaling $22,817,500. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved... Learn More

December 8, 2014

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan Named Vice President of Education Programs by Carnegie Corporation of New York

New York, New York, December 8, 2014 – LaVerne Evans Srinivasan has been appointed Vice President of Education Programs at Carnegie Corporation of New York. A former Deputy Chancellor of the New York... Learn More

In the News

February 25, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Back in the USSR

In 1948 Carnegie Corporation provided seed money to establish the Russian Research Center at Harvard University. Its aim was to foster multidisciplinary study and understanding of post-WWII Russia... Learn More

February 18, 2015

Five Questions for Laverne Evans Srinivasan

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan, the new Vice President of Education Programs at Carnegie Corporation of New York, speaks with Deanna Lee, the Corporation's Chief Communications and Digital Strategies... Learn More

January 22, 2015

Geri Mannion to Serve on Civil Society Working Group for Council on Foundations’ 2015 Annual Meeting in San Francisco

Geri Mannion, Program Director, U.S. Democracy and Special Opportunities Fund, was named as one of the members of the Council on Foundations issue-related working groups for its 2015 Annual Meeting... Learn More

Grantee News

February 25, 2015

Does America Matter Anymore?

Global Flashpoints 2015: Crisis and Opportunity Hot off the press: a new report from Carnegie Corporation grantee the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), edited by Craig Cohen,... Learn More

February 23, 2015

Have questions about executive action?

Have questions about executive action? A new primer on the “immigration accountability executive action” from the American Immigration Council puts the issues in context, explaining what is known... Learn More

February 19, 2015

Narcotrafficking in Afghanistan: What’s next?

A new report from the EastWest Institute warns that Afghanistan faces an uncertain political and security environment. The drawdown of ISAF troops at the end of 2014 has ratcheted up the potential... Learn More