American Foundations Oral History Project 1989-1993

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American Foundations Oral History Project, 1989-1993

American Foundations Oral History Project 1989-1993

The American Foundations Oral History Project consists of a series of interviews with prominent American philanthropists, each of whom relates their background, the development of their values, and their philosophies of philanthropy. The purpose and state of American philanthropy, including those family foundations and corporate foundations, form a central topic, as do the recent trend of increasing diversity and opinions on grant evaluation and philanthropic assessment. In addition, many interviewees comment on the role of government in philanthropy and the system of ethics at play in American philanthropy.

42 interviews; Audiotapes, transcripts, and collateral materials

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National Society of Fund Raising Executives

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The NSFRE was founded in New York City in 1960 as the National Society of Fund Raisers; the name changed to National Society of Fund Raising Executives in 1978. The NSFRE serves as the principal professional association for fund raisers in the United States, and in 1990 had 11,000 members and 109 chapters. The NSFRE works to promote professional and ethical standards in the field through annual conferences, seminars, publications, a certification program, and support for...

Kresge Foundation

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Rockefeller Foundation

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The China Medical Board was established in November 1914 as a division of the Rockefeller Foundation to develop modern western medicine in China. The Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) was established in 1017 as part of the CMB's program, designed to be a research center as well as a medical school. Plans to develop a second school were delayed and ultimately abandoned. The Board ceased to be a division of the Foundation in 1927, and the funding if medical projects in Asia was taken over by the...

Ford Fund

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Give Five Program

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Brothers of the Christian Schools

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Wiesner, Jerome

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Comer, James

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Bradley, Bill

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Lichtenberg, Naomi

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Albert Kunstadter Family Foundation

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Bowser, Shirley

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Weaver, Warren

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W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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Rouse, Jim

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MacArthur Foundation.

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Cummins Foundation

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Cogen Holt and Associates

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Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund

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Lurie, Harry

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Raun, Rob

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Conrad Hilton Fund for Sisters

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NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund.

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Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989

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Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), first poet laureate of the United States, was a poet, writer of fiction, and co-author with Cleanth Brooks of influential textbooks on literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for All the King's Men (1946) and for volumes of poetry, Promises (1958) and Now and Then (1979). From the description of Robert Penn Warren papers, 1906-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132948 Robert Penn Warren served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept...

Portee, Barbara

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Independent Sector

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Feiler Commission

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Sloan, Alfred T.

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Lynn, Robert

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American City Bureau

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American City Bureau was founded in New York City in 1913 by Edgar and Harold Buttenheim to provide professional counsel to community leaders in conducting civic fund raising campaigns for nonprofit organizations. In 1935, American City Bureau joined other fund raising firms to form the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel, founded to preserve high ethical standards in the field. During its first three decades, the firm worked closely with local chambers of comme...

Heller, Clarence

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Curvin, Bob

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Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

United States. Marine Corps

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The U.S. Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775. From the description of Papers, 1933-1945. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 754107146 The history of the Marine Corps Navajo Code Talkers dates from 1942-1945. In 1942, a white man by the name of Phillip Johnston, who had lived on a Navajo reservation for many years of his life, conceived an idea that he thought might help the war. He believed that the Navajo language, a verbal, rarely-written language, coul...

Wessel, Nils

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Alfred T. Sloan Foundation

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National Endowment for the Arts.

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Lilly Foundation

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Stackpole, Stephen

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Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682758 From the guide to the Carnegie autograph collection, 1867-1945, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Andrew Carnegie was an industrialist and philanthropist. From the description of Address of Mr. Andrew Carnegie before the Pitt...

Pifer, Alan J.

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Foundation executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Alan Pifer : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528503 Philanthropist. From the description of Reminiscences of Alan J. Pifer : oral history, 1997-1998. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269255314 ...

Crown, Susan

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New York Stock Exchange

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Andrew Mott Cahoone was a Brooklyn resident, stock broker, member of the New York Stock Exchange, and a member of its Governing Committee from 1870 to 1912. From the guide to the The New York Stock Exchange Governing Committee resolutions, 1912, (Brooklyn Historical Society) ...

Hamburg, David A., 1925-

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Psychiatrist, corporation president. From the description of Reminiscences of David A. Hamburg : oral history, 1996-1998. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269255329 David A. Hamburg, M.D., has a long history of leadership in biobehavioral research and education, and inquiry into multiple aspects of human conflict. Through his association with Stanford University, the National Academy of Sciences, Harvard University, the Carnegie Corporation ...

Association for Health Philanthropy

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The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

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Michigan Cooperative Extension Service

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Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education

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Swarthmore college

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Founded by members of Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Swarthmore College was incorporated in 1864 under a charter from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The College opened in 1869 as an college and preparatory school, although the preparatory division was phased out in the 1880s. The Charter was amended in 1908 to remove any formal links to the Society of Friends. The College continues to operate as a liberal arts college with a...

Children NOW

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Foundation Center.

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Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Foundation

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Catholic Sisters

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Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937

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John D. Rockefeller, Sr., was an industrialist, philanthropist, founder of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (Rockefeller University), The Rockefeller Foundation, and the University of Chicago. Under his leadership, the Standard Oil Company established itself as the most important factor in the petroleum industry in America. As early as 1890 Rockefeller began to organize a system of philanthropic giving as a means of achieving the most efficient disposition ...