Topic: Race & Social Justice
The global conversation about women’s issues takes a big step forward.
How philanthropy helped carve out a public space for the expression of race, culture, and critical perspectives.
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 a foundation provided the final ingredient to an era-defining novel.
The inside story of the study that first questioned binary sexuality and spurred outcry and controversy.
How a charismatic community activist from Watts challenged a foundation’s civil rights strategy through a jobs training program.
One foundation’s program in Mexico created the blueprint for ending hunger worldwide.
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.
How a simple grant request seeded the launch of a full program addressing inequality.