Rockefeller Foundation agriculture programs begun in Mexico achieved global reach through four major research institutes. Building them was the result of partnership.
The Rockefeller Foundation’s first intensive agriculture endeavor is now credited with launching the global transformation known as the “Green Revolution.”
When the restrictive military regime that had taken power in Brazil in 1964 became even more repressive by 1969, staffers at the Ford Foundation found themselves facing a conundrum.
Against a backdrop of white, establishment concepts of literary excellence, one foundation struggled to appreciate Black voices.
A story recounting many accusations, from rigged elections to the meddling of big private money in grassroots organizing.
How philanthropy helped carve out a public space for the expression of race, culture, and critical perspectives.