MEDIA INQUIRIES

Members of the media should contact Carnegie Corporation of New York's Manager of Media Relations, Celeste Ford, with any inquires: cfc@carnegie.org or 212-207-6277.  Please see the information below for other communications-related questions.

FAST FACTS

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York is the philanthropic foundation established by Andrew Carnegie in 1911.
  • Andrew Carnegie endowed the Corporation with the bulk of his fortune, $145 million. As of 2015, the endowment stands at $3.3 billion. Grants awarded during fiscal year 2014 (10/1/13 – 9/30/14) totaled $120.1 million.
  • The current and twelfth president of Carnegie Corporation of New York is Vartan Gregorian.
  • The Corporation is governed by a Board of Trustees and chaired by Governor Thomas H. Kean.
  • The Corporation is headquartered in New York City, but grantmaking is both national and international in scope.
  • The Corporation currently supports four key program areas including K-16 education, integration of immigrants and civic engagement, international peace and security, and higher education and research in Africa.

NEWS PEGS

50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act
The Supreme Court's 2013 decision in Shelby v. Holder has had enormous implications for voting rights across the country.  As the 2016 presidential campaign heats up, this Carnegie Reporter feature explores in-depth the frustrations and hopes of those working in the field.

Syria and Middle East Instability
Fighting and instability across the region have had a heavy impact on academic scholarship and research.  Read about the conditions facing scholars in the Middle East and North Africa in the lead story of the Carnegie Reporter.

The STEM Movement in America
The call for fewer, clearer standards in American classrooms has its share of supporters and detractors.  Few would argue that students in the U.S. need a solid understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects if America is going to compete in a global economy.  Check out our interactive report about the Corporation's work in the STEM fields.

MEDIA RELEASES

Coming UP

9/17/2014
National Citizenship Day
CitizenshipWorks; New Americans Campaign (NAC)

10/15/2015
Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Ceremony
Carnegie Corporation of New York

 

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