Stories

Stories

  • 12-12-2018

    Jason Hernandez, Buried No More

    After spending most of his adult life in a federal prison, Hernandez was granted clemency and released in 2015. Now devoted to helping others, he says, “I want people to see what believing in someone can look like.”

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  • 11-15-2018

    2018 Giving Review

    We’re continually impressed by the quality and diversity of proposals that scholars and community groups bring to us. This year is no exception, and we’re proud to be able to meet the increasing demand. After nearly doubling our giving in 2017, we anticipate disbursing nearly $90 million in grants by the end of 2018.

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  • 11-14-2018

    Tyler Cowen: The Economics of Everything

    Tyler Cowen is always on a mission to learn something new—whether it’s about sustainable growth or the best ethnic restaurants. Here, he talks about how he tests his ideas, the goal of his new VC fund, and why he’s taking a risk on a random guy in Ethiopia.

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