ERIC Number: ED125447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Education and Major Philanthropic Foundations. A Report to the National Academy of Education.
Havighurst, Robert J.; And Others
Nine foundations are the focus of this study of the educational activities of major philanthropic foundations. The foundations are: (1) Ford; (2) Grant; (3) Russell Sage; (4) Carnegie; (5) Danforth; (6) Kellogg; (7) Lilly; (8) Mott; and (9) Rockefeller. After a brief overview of foundation activities, general themes, appropriations and projects, and the use of dollars are discussed. Foundations are compared with government support of educational innovation and experimentation, and an evaluation of foundation performance is presented. Appendices list: (1) categories for study of foundation grants; (2) constant dollar coefficients; and (3) the questionnaire for recipients of foundation and government grants to education. (KE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Education, Washington, DC.