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

December 19, 2014


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

December 4, 2014

Carnegie Corporation Board of Trustees Honors Retiring Member Dr. Susan Hockfield

Photo: David Sella New York, New York, December 4, 2014 – The Board of Trustees of Carnegie Corporation of New York honored board member Dr. Susan Hockfield during today’s quarterly meeting,... Learn More

In the News

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

December 2, 2014

I Love My Librarian 2014 Award Winners

Congratulations to the ten librarians honored with this year’s Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Selected from a pool of more than 1,000 nominations, each... Learn More

November 13, 2014

Scoville Fellows: Where are they now?

Grooming the next generation of peace and security experts through high-level access and on-the-job training is the goal of the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship. Since it was established in 1987... Learn More

Grantee News

January 30, 2015

Dr. ‘Funmi Olonisakin appointed to United Nations Advisory Group of Experts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard (file) As African expertise in peacebuilding continues to grow, Carnegie Corporation of New York is pleased to announce that Dr. ‘Funmi... Learn More

January 28, 2015

Latest InfoGuide From the Council on Foreign Relations

The Taliban—the latest InfoGuide from the Council on Foreign Relations (a Carnegie Corporation grantee)—tracks the rise, fall, and resurgence of this two-prong movement and the dilemmas it presents... Learn More

December 16, 2014

What Should Keep U.S. Policymakers Awake at Night?

The Council on Foreign Relation’s 2015 Preventive Priorities Survey (PPS) has just been released by the Center for Preventive Action (CPA).  A new survey polling officials, academics, and foreign... Learn More