Topic: Race & Social Justice
A story recounting many accusations, from rigged elections to the meddling of big private money in grassroots organizing.
Moving scholarship by and about women from margin to center.
In the years before Brown v. Board, a philanthropic fund hoped research and data would turn the tide on attitudes toward segregation.
Centering Women’s Rights in the Population Field: The Ford Foundation and Sexual Health in the 1990s
A 1994 meeting moved women’s empowerment front and center for grantmaking in global population.
The origins and legacy of a research project conducted in the American concentration camps for Japanese Americans.
Working to change US medical education was one of the Rockefeller Foundation’s biggest endeavors in the 1910s and 1920s, extending from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to Beijing, China.
When Dr. Katherine Bement Davis was named general secretary of the Bureau in 1917, her appointment transformed the organization to take into deeper account women’s sexuality.
A massive program in nursing education extended to 53 schools across the globe. But it never became a top priority of the foundation that supported it.
A foundation-supported publication challenged McCarthyism and caused a controversy.
Prompted by Reagan-era budget cuts, a new program serving low-income single parents receiving public aid failed to meet its constituents’ needs.
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.