Carnegie Corporation of New York was founded by a steel baron-turned-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in November 1911. During that time, the Corporation was the largest single philanthropic trust that had ever been established.
The vision of the Corporation is to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding.
They aim to benefit the people of the United States. Their goal is doing real and permanent good in this world and deemed that its efforts should create ladders on which the aspiring can rise.
Ron and Marty Cordes gave money to charity long before they established their family foundation in 2006. However, the earlier sale of Ron's investment management firm for $230m enabled the couple to...more
At Inside Philanthropy, we've reported on a number of cases where foundations have had an important impact on peace and security issues—most notably, by supporting the informal, so-called Track II...more
The study was supported by Bill &amp; Melinda Foundation grants, the National Institutes of Health, and the South African Medical Research Council. Suliman one coauthor report support from the...more
For years the James S. McDonnell Foundation has been known for its work funding scientific research on cognition and the human brain. That's starting to change as the foundation works to bring what...more
Carnegie found that many funders were new to the field. Of the foundations funding in this area, 45 percent had started supporting family engagement in the last five years. For a long time, family...more