In nearly a century of activity in the field of economics, the Foundation initiated new research centers and training programs around the world.
Supporting American writers and the journals that publish their work.
A new program in the natural sciences increased funding and attention to the life sciences, and coined a new term along the way.
A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.
Partnering with public agencies to encourage efficient administration in state, county, and local governments.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
The Rockefeller Foundation evolved to bring the arts and humanities together, from classical archaeology to contemporary museums.
Although known for its work in science, medicine, and health, the Rockefeller Foundation supported a surprising number of performing arts activities.
At midcentury, Rockefeller Foundation staffers hoped new technologies might find solutions to complex problems.
Programs designed to build public health infrastructure, eradicate disease, and increase access to healthcare have formed the core of more than a hundred years of one foundation’s strategy.