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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 28, 2014

African Academics Drawn Increasingly to Consultancy

Yet another challenge facing higher education efforts in Africa is the growing rate at which professors and academic researchers are being drawn to lucrative consultancies outside of the university,... Learn More

October 27, 2014

Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series

The scientist overseeing the U.S. exploration of Mars, John Grotzinger, was the latest speaker in the Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series, which was inaugurated this year at four of Scotland’s premier... Learn More

October 27, 2014

New American Workforce Partners Honored

Five New American Workforce partners were honored last week by the White House initiative Champions for Change for their efforts to help the country prepare immigrant workers for citizenship. The... Learn More