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Revalued: An Activist for the Poor Joins Pepsi’s Board. Is That Ethical?

Revalued: An Activist for the Poor Joins Pepsi’s Board. Is That Ethical?

Darren Walker, center, president of the Ford Foundation, at the Apollo in the Hamptons benefit last summer. Mr. Walker, who has a long track record of helping the needy, joined the board of PepsiCo
Common Sense: Ford Foundation Is an Unlikely Convert to ‘Impact’ Investing

Common Sense: Ford Foundation Is an Unlikely Convert to ‘Impact’ Investing

Peter A. Nadosy, left, chairman of the Ford Foundation’s investment committee, with Darren Walker, president of the foundation, on Thursday at the foundation’s headquarters in Manhattan.
Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

Clockwise from top left, George Soros, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie.
Op-Ed Columnist: It Took a Village to Raise Kavanaugh

Op-Ed Columnist: It Took a Village to Raise Kavanaugh

The entrance to the courtroom at the Supreme Court in Washington.
With New Urgency, Museums Aim to Cultivate Curators of Color

With New Urgency, Museums Aim to Cultivate Curators of Color

Akili Tommasino, curatorial assistant at MoMA, lectures on the art of David Hammons to students in the Prep for Prep/Sotheby’s Art Academy, an introduction to professions in the arts. “People of color
Sunday Routine: How Noorain Khan, of the Ford Foundation, Spends Her Sundays

Sunday Routine: How Noorain Khan, of the Ford Foundation, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Khan, in the white shirt, enjoys brunch with family and friends at her home in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Ford Foundation chief Darren Walker on the benefits for men who live with empathy

Ford Foundation chief Darren Walker on the benefits for men who live with empathy

Darren Walker is in the business of hope. Raised in rural Texas with limited means, his career path cut across industries including law and investment…
American Alliance of Museums Leads National Diversity Initiative

American Alliance of Museums Leads National Diversity Initiative

The Garden Court at the Frick, a member of the American Alliance of Museums.

A $4M Grant to Increase Museum Staff Diversity Shines a Light on the Hard, Crucial Task

The American Alliance of Museums will carry out the diversity initiative with its 4,000 members, including art, history and science museums, as well as aquariums, botanical gardens, historic houses
Kevin Roche, Architect Who Melded Bold With Elegant, Dies at 96

Kevin Roche, Architect Who Melded Bold With Elegant, Dies at 96

Mr. Roche in 2007 in Hamden, Conn., where he maintained his office. He was widely regarded as an architect of the corporate, political and cultural establishment.
Kevin Roche, Architect Who Melded Bold With Elegant, Dies at 96

Kevin Roche, Architect Who Melded Bold With Elegant, Dies at 96

Mr. Roche in 2007 in Hamden, Conn., where he maintained his office. He was widely regarded as an architect of the corporate, political and cultural establishment.
Top Universities Join to Push ‘Public Interest Technology’

Top Universities Join to Push ‘Public Interest Technology’

M.I.T. and Georgetown Law are offering a joint course this semester in privacy law and technology. In the class, small teams of students work together to study issues like the use of smartphone
New Democratic talking point: Did you hear that Trump called asylum-seekers “animals”?

New Democratic talking point: Did you hear that Trump called asylum-seekers “animals”?

Nope. The post New Democratic talking point: Did you hear that Trump called asylum-seekers “animals”? appeared first on Hot Air.
Sunday Reading: Modern Philanthropy

Sunday Reading: Modern Philanthropy

From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces by Elizabeth Kolbert, Alec MacGillis, John Colapinto, Ian Parker, Larissa MacFarquhar, and Nathan Heller on topics surrounding modern philanthropy, including tax

Born From the Battle Over the NEA, Four Foundations Made a Model for Nonpartisan Arts Funding

You may even think this organization is a government body, but it's not. Here's how the funding battles of the NEA gave birth to one of the biggest providers of financial support for artists in the

Radical Love at NYC’s Ford Gallery

We speak with curators Jaishri Abichandani and Natasha Becker about their second exhibition in the series The Ford Foundation‘s Radical Love exhibition, housed in their new NYC gallery space, brings
The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook

Darren Walker has some of New York’s best connections. How he uses his influence could affect philanthropy’s future.
The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook

Darren Walker has some of New York’s best connections. How he uses his influence could affect philanthropy’s future.