Topic: Demonstration Campaigns
In the 1930s, an ambitious program to reshape China was cut short by war, but offered a model for community development.
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
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.
In the early 20th century, the General Education Board was devoted to the cause of improving education throughout the United States, without distinction of race, sex, or creed.
Global war drew a new philanthropy into relief work.
Prompted by Reagan-era budget cuts, a new program serving low-income single parents receiving public aid failed to meet its constituents’ needs.
An innovative nursing program gathered crucial data and brought healthcare to needy families, but ultimately lost its way.
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.
A foundation struggled to make one of America’s oldest youth organizations more racially inclusive. But it only got so far under Jim Crow.
How battling hookworm on rural farms laid the groundwork for a global public health system.