Topic: Racial Discrimination
Applying a vast fortune to the American race problem, but with decades of false assumptions and well-intended approaches that fell short.
How a new foundation helped one of America’s oldest youth organizations become more racially inclusive.
How a charismatic community activist from Watts challenged a foundation’s civil rights strategy.
How a simple grant request seeded the launch of a full program addressing inequality.
In the years before Brown v. Board, a philanthropic fund hoped research and data would turn the tide on attitudes toward segregation.
How the largest US foundation began supporting market-based projects in the late 1960s.