“To try to make the world in some way better than you found it is to have a noble motive in life.”
At the time of his death, Andrew Carnegie, founder of the Peace Palace, had invested more than $350 million in charities. In total, he founded more than 2,509 libraries and 23 organizations worldwide to promote education, peace, philanthropy and science. Some of these Carnegie organizations are displayed below. Click on the logos to find out more about the individual institutions.