Location: New York
The nation’s parks, perhaps our most remarkable public resource, have a history of development through private giving.
How an American philanthropist’s love of medieval art created an immersive Old World experience at The Cloisters museum in New York City.
Does philanthropy always require a perfect partnership to create something great? Peering behind the facade of The Met Cloisters museum reveals that the answer is sometimes “no.”
Philanthropy’s role in cleaning up the milk supply prompted better federal food safety protections.
How a foundation provided the final ingredient to an era-defining novel.
An early twentieth-century foundation tried using its endowment to support for-profit projects that also would achieve a social goal.
More than 700 major organizations and countless smaller individual donors helped restore a symbol of history and culture.
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.