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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

November 25, 2014

A Fool for Peace: Andrew Carnegie and the Coming of the Great War

Remarks by historian David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center and author of the acclaimed biography Andrew Carnegie, at the conference “Voices for... 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

November 6, 2014

Carnegie’s Library Legacy

“There is not such a cradle of democracy on earth as the free public library” – Andrew Carnegie Learn More

Grantee News

November 10, 2014

Did New Voting Restrictions Make a Difference in the Midterm Elections?

Since the repeal of Section 5 from the Voting Rights Act, which has historically sought to protect the rights of disenfranchised groups and minorities from unfair voting practices, advocates have... Learn More

November 7, 2014

New York Welcomes the Emerging Leaders of Pakistan

Young Pakistani visitors pose in front of a New York City icon: the Brooklyn Bridge.  They come from Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta. They fly Army jets, found theater companies, open... Learn More

November 4, 2014

Higher Education in Africa

Justin Omolo is one of the young stars of the Regional Initiative on Science and Education (RISE), a pan-African higher education initiative that includes 10 African countries and 19 universities and... Learn More