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Rebuilding America:
The Road Ahead

Infrastructure influences everything in society, and if we are going to solve the country’s most pressing challenges—wealth inequalities, racial injustice, and runaway climate change—we need a new, multidimensional framework for designing, funding, and governing it. Here’s how to start.

Infrastructure Insights


Investing in Multidimensional Infrastructure at RPA’s 2021 Assembly

Broad, far-reaching questions about what technically qualifies as infrastructure have come to the forefront, and feel more urgent than ever before.

May 20, 2021

Highlights from a Conversation on Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

Are social media and communications platforms undermining our democratic institutions and the fabric of our society? What can be done to make democratic systems and values more resilient to technological disruption? Can democracy and new technologies peacefully coexist?

February 4, 2021
Grantee Profile

The Maintainers and the Importance of Maximizing Existing Resources

In a world that’s shaped by widespread, technology-driven change, many conversations about the future of infrastructure tend to be dominated by whatever is newest and most groundbreaking. But what can we do to ensure that new networks and innovations are built to be resilient and long-lasting?

January 19, 2021

About Siegel Family Endowment

Siegel Family Endowment employs an inquiry-driven approach to grantmaking that is informed by the scientific method and predicated on the belief that philanthropy is uniquely positioned to help answer some of the most pressing and complex questions facing society today.