Author: Rachel Wimpee
Key points in the history of American foundations’ engagement with public health.
A story recounting many accusations, from rigged elections to the meddling of big private money in grassroots organizing.
Moving scholarship by and about women from margin to center.
How did a US foundation manage to work under apartheid?
The global conversation about women’s issues takes a big step forward.
How a foundation provided the final ingredient to an era-defining novel.
What does it take to control the outbreak of a deadly disease?
The inside story of the study that first questioned binary sexuality and spurred outcry and controversy.
An early twentieth-century foundation tried using its endowment to support for-profit projects that also would achieve a social goal.
In 1968, the Ford Foundation began to make social investments using a new tool borrowed from the for-profit world, the Program-Related Investment.