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

June 30, 2015

July 4th Salute to Great Immigrants Who Help Make America Strong––from Carnegie Corporation of New York

Celebration of Naturalized Citizens with Public Service Ad and Tribute Website from the Foundation Established by Andrew Carnegie Learn More

June 29, 2015

Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Announce Two New Awards From Peacebuilding Partnership

New York, New York, July 1, 2015— The Public-Private Partnership on Peacebuilding known as Px4, a joint venture of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has... Learn More

June 22, 2015

Carnegie Corporation of New York Board Approves 33 Grants Totaling $31,827,300

At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on June 4, Carnegie Corporation of New York's Board of Trustees approved 33 grants totaling $31,827,300. Brief descriptions of each Board-approved grant... Learn More

In the News

June 9, 2015

Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $750,000 in Support of American Diplomacy

United States Diplomacy Center to Foster Understanding through Education Learn More

May 28, 2015

Church Organs, Andrew Carnegie’s Passion!

While Carnegie Corporation of New York no longer supports the donation and refurbishment of church organs, these instruments were a passion of our founder, Andrew Carnegie, who  paid for new organs... Learn More

May 20, 2015

Kudos to SafeMode for Courageous Reporting

Public Radio International’s The World, a Carnegie Corporation grantee, was honored with the Overseas Press Club’s Lowell Thomas award for international radio reporting. The winning reports were... Learn More

Grantee News

June 29, 2015

"All the Light We Cannot See" and "Just Mercy: A Story Of Justice And Redemption" Win the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Supported by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were awarded to All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (fiction)... Learn More

June 25, 2015

One in Four New Business are Started by Immigrants!

June is Immigrant Heritage Month in the United States, a celebration of our shared heritage as a nation of immigrants and a time to reflect on how immigrants boost our economy. While immigrants make... Learn More

June 22, 2015

AU Cites Outcome of Dakar Summit in Call for More Investment in Higher Education

African leaders from across the continent this week affirmed their support for the need to better fund and support higher education at the 25th African Union Summit held in South Africa. Their... Learn More