Topic: Issues in Philanthropy
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.
Delving into a century of philanthropic engagement with race, from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights era.
Against a backdrop of white, establishment concepts of literary excellence, one foundation struggled to appreciate Black voices.
New Research: Nutrition Science, a Foundation in Greece, Polish Social Scientists, and Animal Testing
Our first 2021 edition of the New Research series presents four recently published RAC Research Reports drawing on diverse archival material from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and Population Council.
How philanthropy helped architects and planners create a new kind of suburban community.
Key points in the history of American foundations’ engagement with public health.
New Research: Early Work-Relief Program, Urban Planning, Educational Broadcasting, and International Studies in the 1930s
Four new research reports delve into unique stories drawn from the history of the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.
A story recounting many accusations, from rigged elections to the meddling of big private money in grassroots organizing.
The American public broadcast system as it exists today came out of years of work by organized philanthropy.