Topic: Research Institutions
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.
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.
Partnering with public agencies to encourage efficient administration in state, county, and local governments.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
Working to change US medical education was one of the Rockefeller Foundation’s biggest endeavors in the 1910s and 1920s, extending from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to Beijing, China.
Incorporated in 1923 with funding from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the IEB built a major scientific network in Europe and the US in only five years.
Programs designed to build public health infrastructure, eradicate disease, and increase access to healthcare have formed the core of more than a hundred years of one foundation’s strategy.