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

July 2, 2014

Great Immigrants—the Pride of America: Celebrate July 4th with Stories of Immigrants Who Make America Strong

Carnegie Corporation of New York, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1911, salutes naturalized citizens with public service ad and tribute website Learn More

June 19, 2014

CARNEGIE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK BOARD APPROVES 39 GRANTS TOTALING $20,017,000

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 12, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $20,017,000. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant... Learn More

April 4, 2014

RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE IN LITERATURE

ALA ANNOUNCES SIX FINALISTS FOR ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDALS Learn More

In the News

June 24, 2014

"Thank God Somebody Still Funds Russian Studies"

Andrew Fitzgerald, writing in Inside Philanthropy on June 23, 2014 noted: “Once upon a time, when the Kremlin had 30,000 nuclear weapons pointed at the United States, funding Russian studies was very... Learn More

June 6, 2014

Investing for Real and Permanent Good

Hear Carnegie Corporation’s own co-Chief Investment Officers Kim Lew and Meredith Jenkins interviewed for the podcast “Investing for Real and Permanent Good,” on Harvard Business School’s “The... Learn More

May 28, 2014

Leadership for Education Innovation

How do we improve high school graduation rates while making sure students are ready for college? For an answer, read a recent blog published in Education Week by the Corporation’s Michele Cahill,... Learn More

Grantee News

July 17, 2014

Opportunity by Design schools announced for Maryland

Two new high schools are set to open in 2015 in Prince George’s County as part of Carnegie Corporation’s Opportunity by Design initiative.  The schools are designed to assist immigrant students who... Learn More

July 15, 2014

Key Facts: National Foundation for American Policy Study Cited in Wall Street Journal

A Wall Street Journal article cited a study recently published by the National Foundation for American Policy that tracks trends in immigration, with support from the Carnegie Corporation.  The... Learn More

June 30, 2014

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Congratulations to the winners! “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt received the medal for fiction, and “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,” by... Learn More