The W. P. Carey Foundation's giving is primarily directed to organizations with longstanding ties to the Carey family. Support goes to results-driven institutions with records of demonstrable success and exceptional leadership. The Foundation makes transformative gifts that have a measurable impact.
Foundation support for business and legal education is focused on student and faculty recruitment, interdisciplinary degrees and career guidance.
The main focus of the Foundation's support to K-12 schools is on admissions and college guidance.
The Foundation continues to support hospitals, performing arts organizations and museums.