Topic: Financial Sustainability
What began as a philanthropic fund to honor its namesake became an early force in the social sciences.
Partnering with public agencies to encourage efficient administration in state, county, and local governments.
Although known for its work in science, medicine, and health, the Rockefeller Foundation supported a surprising number of performing arts activities.
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.
An innovative nursing program gathered crucial data and brought healthcare to needy families, but ultimately lost its way.
How philanthropy helped architects and planners create a new kind of suburban community.
The American public broadcast system as it exists today came out of years of work by organized philanthropy.
The inside story of the study that first questioned binary sexuality and spurred outcry and controversy.
An early twentieth-century foundation tried using its endowment to support for-profit projects that also would achieve a social goal.
In 1968, the Ford Foundation began to make social investments using a new tool borrowed from the for-profit world, the Program-Related Investment.