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.
In nearly a century of activity in the field of economics, the Foundation initiated new research centers and training programs around the world.
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.
Supporting American writers and the journals that publish their work.
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
A new program in the natural sciences increased funding and attention to the life sciences, and coined a new term along the way.
A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.
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.