How to Court a Foundation

Go big, build relations, and think long-term

Nathan Kennedy

Emory U. graduate students can participate in projects that focus on global skills, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. Here Jillian Kenny meets locals as part of the Nature Conservancy’s Papua New Guinea Forest Program.
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The grant that will help Emory University experiment with a new model of doctoral education started with a conversation over dinner two years earlier.

Lisa A. Tedesco, dean of Emory’s graduate school, and David Nugent, a professor of anthropology...

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