The foundation promotes the well-being of mankind by making grants for study and research in the social sciences (economics, history, government, and sociology) with emphasis on education, the environment, immigration and public policy. It also provides doctoral dissertation fellowships, and fellowships for faculty members in the social sciences at colleges and universities in the greater Los Angeles region. Grants made only through local colleges and universities or other nonprofit institutions.
Special Collections are curated collections of research that address a specific topic or research question.
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