Topic: Issues in Philanthropy
When the restrictive military regime that had taken power in Brazil in 1964 became even more repressive by 1969, staffers at the Ford Foundation found themselves facing a conundrum.
The latest installment in our New Research series features reports using the collections of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council.
An innovative nursing program gathered crucial data and brought healthcare to needy families, but ultimately lost its way.
Newly-published research reports using the archival records of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Near East Foundation.
The nation’s parks, perhaps our most remarkable public resource, have a history of development through private giving.
New Research: Malaria Control in Palestine, Japanese Women’s Intellectual Networks, the Congress for Cultural Freedom, and Human Rights
New RAC Research Reports draw from the holdings of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and more.
How a famous anthropologist challenged her own funder to take more risks.
New Research: Performing Arts, Family Planning in East Pakistan, Scientific Neutrality, and Planning in India
Four recently published RAC Research Reports draw on the archives of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Population Council.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we highlight thirteen individuals from our collections to show the range of contributions women have made in the field of philanthropy and in the world at large.
This edition of our monthly series features new work on the history of agribusiness, international law, diplomatic relations, and tropical disease control.