Institution: Rockefeller Foundation
How grant makers and grantees cooperated to craft a unique program in dance.
A hundred years ago, hookworm disease was an epidemic across the US South. Northern philanthropy tried to help.
A foundation’s early criticism of the all-male conference panel, before #nomoremanels
What began as an attempt to find more job opportunities for historians went further and launched a new field.
What does it take to control the outbreak of a deadly disease?
The inside story of the study that first questioned binary sexuality and spurred outcry and controversy.
How a charismatic community activist from Watts challenged a foundation’s civil rights strategy.
One foundation’s program in Mexico created the blueprint for ending hunger worldwide.
The staying power of a massive preservation project thanks to a focus on museum staff and museums’ communities.
How a simple grant request seeded the launch of a full program addressing inequality.