Era: Cold War
A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
India was not the first country to take up the new seeds and methods developed by the Rockefeller Foundation, but the story of India’s adoption of them in the 1960s is dramatic.
A foundation-supported publication challenged McCarthyism and caused a controversy.
What might appear to be a simple publication project came to fruition only after a decade of political upheaval, cultural repression, war, and Rockefeller Foundation support.
Our understanding of the insanity defense relies on a book that was an unintended outcome of a Commonwealth Fund grant.
Why would an American foundation transform the field of business education?
When a friendly interaction unexpectedly emerged between American and Chinese table tennis players, one nonprofit seized the opportunity to support broader cultural diplomacy.