The Role of Philanthropic Foundations in American Life
This project traced the development of the modern general-purpose philanthropic foundation and assessed its role in philanthropy as a whole, as compared with the roles played by government, business corporations, company-affiliated foundations, individual donors, community-service organizations, and other participants in philanthropic activity.
- U.S. Philanthropic Foundations: Their History, Structure, Management and Record, by Warren Weaver. New York: Harper & Row, 1967. (out of print)
- PROJECT DATE: 1964-1967
- PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Warren Weaver (Rockefeller Foundation)
- SOURCE OF FUNDING: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation