Carnegie Corporation in the News

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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...
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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...
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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...
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November 6, 2014

Carnegie’s Library Legacy

“There is not such a cradle of democracy on earth as the free public library” – Andrew Carnegie
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November 5, 2014

A World of Giving: A Century of Carnegie Corporation's International Philanthropy

November 4, 2014 — The age of international philanthropy is upon us with U.S.-based foundations investing $6 billion per year in programs and institutions abroad. Few have been active on the world...
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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...
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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...
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October 10, 2014

It’s Time to Bridge the Gap Between Academics and Policymakers

Straight talk from former Ambassador Christopher R. Hill
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October 3, 2014

Carnegie Corporation of New York Celebrates 50 Years of White House Fellows

“A genuinely free society cannot be a spectator society,” President Lyndon B. Johnson declared when he announced the establishment of the White House Fellows Program in October 1964.  John W....
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August 20, 2014

Rebuilding U.S.–Russia Relations

The growing rift between the U.S. and Russia is a concern throughout the foreign policy community. Carnegie Corporation of New York, long committed to improving U.S.-Russia relations, has invited top...
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August 7, 2014

Carnegie Corporation Moves Offices

Carnegie Corporation of New York is moving into new offices on Monday, August 11. PLEASE NOTE that you will not be able to reach the Corporation by phone or by email from 5:00 p.m. on Thursday,...
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July 23, 2014

Terrorist threat remains high 10 years after 9/11 Commission report

The Bipartisan Policy Center and the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania convened former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, and other...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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April 1, 2014

A Strategic Response to the Ukraine Crisis

A recently published article by Carnegie Corporation grantee and expert on US-Russia relations, Edward W. Walker, offers a carrot-and-stick approach to dealing with Moscow.
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January 22, 2014

The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education

The best strategies for improving the lives of low-income students are the subject of a new book called Restoring Opportunity. The volume provides “detailed portraits of proven initiatives that are...
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December 9, 2013

In Memoriam: Madiba and Foundations

By Tade Akin Aina, Program Director, Higher Education and Libraries in Africa, Carnegie Corporation of New York Among the many qualities of Nelson Mandela (Madiba) was his deep sense of friendship,...
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December 5, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York Mourns the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Carnegie Corporation of New York joins South Africa and the world in mourning the death of former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela.
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November 19, 2013

We Knew JFK: Unheard Stories from the Kennedy Archives

Public radio documentary uses interviews from a Corporation-funded oral history project, never before broadcast
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