Topic: Arts & Culture
Philanthropy helped carve out a public space for the expression of race, culture, and critical perspectives.
Grant makers and grantees cooperated to craft a unique program in dance.
Orson Welles’s 1938 radio performance of The War of the Worlds prompted a foundation to explore issues of media literacy and fake news.
How a famous anthropologist challenged her own funder to take more risks.
Against a backdrop of white, establishment concepts of literary excellence, one foundation struggled to appreciate Black voices.