Members of the media should contact Carnegie Corporation's director of media relations, Celeste Ford, with all inquiries, including requests for interviews with the foundation's staff and grantees:, 212.207.6277, or @CelesteFord.  Please see the information below for other communications-related questions, including republishing guidelines.


  • 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, $135 million.
  • As of September 2017, the endowment stands at $3.5 billion. Grants awarded during fiscal year 2017 (10/1/16 – 9/30/17) totaled $159,459,000.
  • 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 Janet L. Robinson.
  • The Corporation is headquartered in New York City, but grantmaking is both national and international in scope.
  • The Corporation currently supports four program areas including K-12 education, immigrant integration and nonpartisan voter registration, international peace and security, and higher education and research in Africa.
The Corporation’s Carl Robichaud speaks with a reporter about nuclear nonproliferation as part of a panel discussion about the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit.


In 2015, the Corporation launched the Carnegie Visiting Media Fellows program for a select number of non-resident journalists to help further our mission of "promoting the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding" in our main program areas of international peace and security, K-12 education, and democracy and civic engagement. Meet the fellows:

Gail Ablow Democracy

Scott Malcomson International Peace and Security

Michael Moran International Peace and Security


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Republishing Guidelines for Content

Carnegie Corporation of New York was established by Andrew Carnegie in 1911 to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding. The Corporation encourages the sharing of our content on and permits partial or full reprints, but only with permission. All inquiries should be sent to Celeste Ford, Director of Media Relations, at In general, we ask that you follow these guidelines:

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