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Endowments -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Agape Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.

CarEth Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-200
Abstract The CarEth Foundation is a family-run funding resource for the peace and social justice movement. It was founded in 1967 by G. Sterling Grumman to promote enduring world peace.

Gandhian Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gandhian Foundation
Overview Founded in 1958 in New York City as a trust fund exclusively for religious, charitable, and educational purposes. On December 20, 1990 the Foundation was reorganized and moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to provide fiscal sponsorship to the Scholarship Project of Training for Change, a Philadelphia-based social change training center.

Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-239
Overview This collection includes correspondence (1981-1985), administrative files, financial records, minutes of Board of Directors' meetings (1990-2008), and publicity materials. Much of the correspondence is to, or from, Ed Pearson, a founder and National Coordinator of CMTC. The collection includes information about international war tax resistance efforts, nonviolent direct action campaigns, and grants made from interest on the escrow account.