Philanthropy has helped create great parks in U.S. cities, but can also feed into inequality and gentrification. A group of funders wants new public spaces to actually bridge economic divides—how much can they help?
As a $100 million donation establishes a new national monument, and anxiety builds over corporate partnerships, we take a look at the past, future, and pitfalls of national parks philanthropy.
An effort to connect the entire East Coast with protected bike paths has been pedaling along since 1991. The nonprofit behind the effort has been on fire lately. Here's what is driving its mix of public and private support.
The projects backed by Bloomberg’s Public Art Challenge, including a 16-site meditation on LA’s water, are just the latest demonstration of the compelling combo of art and environmental work.