Teams of charities in eight U.S. cities are competing for long-term grants, through the Open Society Foundations' Open Places Initiative, that will be used to help improve opportunities for low-income people and minorities.
The state Education Department has received applications to open the schools as part of the mayor’s Young Men’s Initiative, which is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Open Society Foundations.
Representatives from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Open Society Foundations attended a meeting organized by the Piper Fund to enlist support for changing New York’s campaign finance laws.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Geri Mannion is quoted in this article examining the work of funders (including the Open Society Foundations and the Ford Foundation) supporting immigration reform.
Our February 14th members briefing—sponsored by the Daphne Foundation, the New York Foundation, the North Star Fund, the Open Society Foundations, the Proteus Fund, and the Trinity Church Parish Grants Program—provided our members with an...
We’re pleased to have Shawn Dove, Manager of the Open Society Foundations’ Campaign for Black Male Achievement, discuss the effect of President Obama’s comments after the Trayvon Martin verdict and the steps philanthropy can take to address the...
Five years ago, the Open Society Foundations created its Campaign for Black Male Achievement to address the economic, political, social and educational exclusion of black men and boys from American society.