The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation was founded in 1966, and with a fund of around 8 billion US-dollars, it’s one of America’s largest. It funds primarily US-American projects in the areas of education, environment, global development and the arts. The Hewlett Foundation is very transparent on its website and makes public things like strategy plans, investments and salaries. To measure the impact of its projects, the foundation, under the heading “What we’re learning” they admit to bmistakes are admitted to so that others can learn from them.
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