Institution: Rockefeller Foundation
In the 1930s, an ambitious program to reshape China was cut short by war, but offered a model for community development.
One philanthropy invested in scientists and pushed the atomic age forward.
The origins and legacy of a research project conducted in the American concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
Launched in the 1960s, this program provided financial support for more than two decades to strengthen universities in the Global South.
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
One of the first large-scale philanthropic foundations in the United States was created out of industrial wealth and came to reach around the globe.