Topic: Self-Sustaining Initiatives
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.
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.