Topic: Philanthropy & the Private Sector
How a meeting of scientists and health experts sparked a new international campaign to find a way to prevent AIDS.
Is private wealth an obstacle to democracy? Fifty years ago, Congress thought so.
How a charismatic community activist from Watts challenged a foundation’s civil rights strategy.
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.
Why would an American foundation transform the field of business education?
How the largest US foundation began supporting market-based projects in the late 1960s.