Carnegie Foundation


Carnegie Foundation

The Carnegie Foundation can refer to foundations established by Andrew Carnegie:

*Carnegie Corporation of New York, grantmaking foundation (United States), associated with libraries among other projects
*Carnegie Foundation (Netherlands), managing organization of the Peace Palace (Netherlands)
*The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, policy and research center (United States)


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