More Foundations Are Examining the Ethics of Where Their Money Came From

It was during a tour of Liberty Hall in 2019 that Margaret Woldock and the other members of her board discovered that a prominent donor family had used slave labor to build its wealth. It was a secret buried for decades. The revelation made it clear that the grant maker, which gives about $4 million a year in historic-preservation grants, should investigate the source of its wealth and focus its grant making on efforts to make America a more just and equitable place. Read More