In nearly a century of activity in the field of economics, the Foundation initiated new research centers and training programs around the world.
Launched in the 1960s, this program provided financial support for more than two decades to strengthen universities in the Global South.
Supporting American writers and the journals that publish their work.
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.
A short-lived environmental research program in the 1970s was an early foray into climate change funding.
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.
The mid-20th century was an era influenced by mass communications, and a handful of philanthropic programs sought to tap into the possibilities of film and radio.