Institution: Rockefeller Foundation
How a simple grant request seeded the launch of a full program addressing inequality.
Decades of foundation involvement has helped this American cultural organization to grow, thrive, and innovate.
A Hand in Urban Design: Rockefeller Foundation Support for Renowned Urbanist Jane Jacobs and New York’s Lincoln Center
One small grant gave enduring voice to one of the most famous critiques of postwar urban renewal, while another huge grant went to an opposing cause.
What happened to a massive agricultural development program when war broke out?
A college prep program increased admissions rates for at-risk students, but it also raised larger questions about systemic inequality.