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- Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Spring 2023: Fellowship Opportunity & Course on 20th-Century US Foundations
Application deadline: November 14, 2022
Fellowships available: Up to eight $1,250 fellowships for participants in “Twentieth-Century American Foundations,” a spring 2023 history course developed in collaboration with the Rockefeller Archive Center
Course designed for
- students interested in public or applied history and writing historically-based program reviews with a focus on grantmaking foundations
- students interested in learning about foundations and the wide variety of causes and initiatives that they fund.
CUNY doctoral/MA students eligible to apply.
Center Director Kathleen McCarthy Published on HistPhile
"Melinda Gates’s The Moment of Lift, is a feminist Gospel of Wealth for the 21st century," writes U.S. historian and Center director Kathleen McCarthy in her review of the feminist billionaire's recent memoir for HistPhil, a web publication on the history of the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.
New Award Opportunity: Hearst Graduate Assistantships
William Randolph Hearst Graduate Assistantships are now available for CUNY Graduate Center students doing work related to civil society, philanthropy or nonprofit studies.