Portland State University. School of Social Work
Betty L. Leonard
Date of Publication
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Charitable uses and trusts and foundations -- United States -- History, United States -- Social conditions
1 online resource (202 p.)
This thesis provides an historical review of the role and function of the philanthropic foundation as an institution of American society, stressing in particular the foundation response to social change. The period of emphasis is World War II to the present, although earlier history is also covered in some detail.
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Dalton, Helen M., "The foundations and social change" (1978). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2872.