Wenner-Gren Foundations 1955-2000 how vanity, visions and over-ambitious plans to improve the world led to the creation of great Foundations by Jan Wallander

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StatementJan Wallander ; translated by Michael Knight.
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The Wenner-Gren Foundation is committed to playing a leadership role in anthropology. We help anthropologists advance anthropological knowledge, build sustainable careers, and amplify the impact of anthropology within the wider world.

We dedicate ourselves to broadening the conversation in anthropology to reflect the full diversity of the field. Each year, the Wenner-Gren Foundation funds a small number of one-time projects designed to meet a need not addressed by our other programs. Global Initiatives Grants can be as small as $5, and as large as $20, and support initiatives in which a small amount of money can have a wide and lasting impact in creating the conditions that allow the discipline to survive and thrive.

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