Institution: Commonwealth Fund

Profiles of Women in Philanthropy

In honor of Women’s History Month, we highlight thirteen individuals from our collections to show the range of contributions women have made in the field of philanthropy and in the world at large.

Timeline: A Century of American Philanthropy’s Engagement with Race and Racism

Delving into a century of philanthropic engagement with race, from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights era.

Photo of Hillcrest, the home of the Rockefeller Archive Center

New Research: Black Conservatives, Climate Policy, African Universities, and Aid to Intellectuals

Research reports drawing on several Rockefeller Archive Center collections span continents, disciplines, and eras.

The Commonwealth Fund Brings Hospice Care to America

Care for the dying, not care for a cure, was a new idea in the 1970s.

Timeline: Philanthropy and World War I

The onset of World War I created new demands on American foundations and donors.