The Kofi Annan Foundation is delighted to have secured a general support grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Kofi Annan Foundation Executive Director, Corinne Momal-Vanian said; “Carnegie Corporation has been investing in the knowledge that inspires informed action in democracy and international peace since 1911. We are honoured to have been recognised for carrying this work forward. The Kofi Annan Foundation will continue to invest in addressing policy, governance and practical challenges at the global level and with national and community level engagements. We hope that the Carnegie Corporation model of trusting investments in partner organisations will continue to serve as a model of excellence.”
Learn more about the work that this grant will help support:
- Discover how we work with young people around the world to promote peace and prevent violent extremism through our Extremely Together Initiative
- Get inspired by our latest cohort of Kofi Annan Changemakers
- Learn more about our work in Africa to ensure food and nutrition security for all
- Uncover the series of recommendations linked to how we can mitigate the risks of digital innovation to our elections while harnessing the opportunities to strengthen democracy worldwide in our Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age Report
About Carnegie Corporation of New York
Carnegie Corporation of New York is one of America’s oldest grantmaking foundations. Established in 1911 by Andrew Carnegie to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding. In keeping with this mandate, the Corporation’s work focuses on the issues that Andrew Carnegie considered of paramount importance: international peace, the advancement of education and knowledge, and the strength of our democracy.
About the Kofi Annan Foundation
The Kofi Annan Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization established in Switzerland in 2007 by the late former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Our Board comprises prominent personalities from the public and private sectors, and we have a small team based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Kofi Annan Foundation works to help build peaceful, democratic and resilient societies.