This section displays reports, news, and other information from and about our grantees that highlight and celebrate their work and accomplishments.
April 22, 2013
ALA Names Finalists for 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction
The American Library Association (ALA) today announced six books as finalists for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best...
April 9, 2013
A Different Side of the Immigration Debate: The New Americans Campaign
Carnegie Corporation supports the New Americans Campaign, a bi-partisan national coalition working to modernize and streamline access to naturalization services. Eric Cohen, the executive director of...
April 9, 2013
Final Next Generation Science Standards Released. State-created standards for science education in the 21st Century
On Tuesday, April 9, the final Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new set of voluntary, rigorous, and internationally benchmarked standards for K-12 science education, were released....
February 13, 2013
Longlist for 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction announced
2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction have been selected from the most recent Booklist Editors’ Choice and RUSA Notable Books List. The six-title shortlist—three each...
February 5, 2013
inBloom Inc. Launches to Enable Personalized Learning Through Easier Access to Information and Technology
New nonprofit organization is working with nine states representing more than 11 million students, with support from a wide range of education technology companies.
Today the Shared Learning...
January 16, 2013
Afghanistan Making Great Strides In Womens' Higher Ed, But Significant Barriers Still Exist
In October, with a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corporation, The Asia Foundation announced a new initiative, Carnegie Corporation Scholarships for Afghan Women. The project will run through March...
January 7, 2013
Foreign Affairs-Undisciplined, Expensive, and Bloody Foreign Policy Has Done Untold Harm To U.S. National Security
The United States' “undisciplined, expensive, and bloody strategy has done untold harm to U.S. national security. It makes enemies almost as fast as it slays them, discourages allies from paying for...
January 7, 2013
U.S. Spends More on Immigration Enforcement than on FBI, DEA, Secret Service & All Other Federal Criminal Law Enforcement Agencies Combined
Nearly $187 Billion Spent on Federal Immigration Enforcement over Past 26 Years. The U.S. government spends more on federal immigration enforcement than on all other principal federal criminal law...
January 7, 2013
RISE -Tapping Africa's Scientific Potential
When John Mwero looks at charred sugar cane ash he sees sturdy bridges, soaring skyscrapers and stable roads. He's convinced that bagasse ash - the residue that's left after processors suck out the...
December 19, 2012
Deana Arsenian: Russia’s Foreign Friends
For the last nine years, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has hosted the Valdai International Discussion Club, devoting time and attention to leading Russia experts from around the world. Putin’s...
December 11, 2012
New Report-What Do Nonprofits Stand For? Renewing the Nonprofit Value Commitment
This is a crucial time for nonprofits around the country. As the federal government moves to avoid the fiscal cliff, reduce or cap the federal tax deduction for charitable contributions, which have...
November 16, 2012
Keeping Irreplaceables in D.C. Public Schools
A new case study published by TNTP, a Carnegie Corporation grantee, provides a deep look at teacher retention strategies and how they're playing out in District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). The...
November 13, 2012
Coalition Launches Unprecedented, National Campaign to Help Legal Residents Become U.S. Citizens
New software, mega workshops and non-profit collaboration to innovate naturalization assistance; Two former INS Commissioners join effort, lending bipartisan support.
An unprecedented national...
October 10, 2012
Carnegie Corporation-Funded Crisis Guide: Iran Wins Emmy
Crisis Guide: Iran a multimedia feature produced by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, has been awarded an Emmy in the category for New...
September 13, 2012
Nine Years After Its Initial Grant, Carnegie Corporation Report Recounts StoryCorps’ Own Story
A new report details how one grantmaking foundation’s early funding for StoryCorps helped initiate the project, giving it a “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval” which in turn attracted the support of...
July 31, 2012
Mike Chinoy, Former CNN Asia Correspondent, Explores Kim Jong Un’s First Months as Supreme Leader
Seven months after the death of North Korean leader Kim Jon-il, Mike Chinoy sits down with North Korea specialist Yoo Ho-Yeol to discuss the political transitions taking place on the Korean...
January 29, 2012
Carnegie Hall Receives $2 Million in Major Support for New Digital Archives Project
$1 Million Challenge Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York and Matching Gift from Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation Enables Carnegie Hall To Launch Long-Range Project Digitizing Archival...
January 23, 2012
Grant to Provide Fundraising Training, Other Advancement Initiatives for 19 African Institutions
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has received a two-year, US$450,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to provide resources and training in fundraising and...
January 11, 2012
New Index Reports World's Nuclear Stocks Remain Unsecured
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today released a first-of-its-kind, public baseline assessment of the status of nuclear materials security conditions in 176 countries. The NTI Nuclear Materials...
January 11, 2012
Doomsday Clock Moves 1 Minute Closer To Midnight
Faced with inadequate progress on nuclear weapons reduction and proliferation, and continuing inaction on climate change, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS), at a symposium in Washington, DC...