Author: Barry Goldberg
Rockefeller Foundation agriculture programs begun in Mexico achieved global reach through four major research institutes. Building them was the result of partnership.
In the 1980s, critics argued that some groups had been left behind by the Green Revolution.
Prompted by Reagan-era budget cuts, a new program serving low-income single parents receiving public aid failed to meet its constituents’ needs.
Applying a vast fortune to the American race problem, but with decades of false assumptions and well-intended approaches that fell short.
How a meeting of scientists and health experts sparked a new international campaign to find a way to prevent AIDS.
A foundation’s early criticism of the all-male conference panel, before #nomoremanels
A foundation struggled to make one of America’s oldest youth organizations more racially inclusive. But it only got so far under Jim Crow.
How a charismatic community activist from Watts challenged a foundation’s civil rights strategy through a jobs training program.
Who defines the public good? The showdown caused when a wealthy philanthropist bought land and tried to give it to the American people.
How a simple grant request seeded the launch of a full program addressing inequality.