Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation was established since 1913 with a mission of promoting the well-being of humanity. They operate with in the United States and also worldwide.

The foundation is governed by the Board of Trustees consisting 12 members, with the foundationn's president. They are responsible in overseeing the foundation's program and grantmaking strategy; budgets, expenditures, and appropriation policies; and investment strategies, allocations, and performance.

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Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation

Foundations see a bigger role to play in the future of cities
Foundation: Bernard van Leer Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

It's likely that more philanthropy in the future will be directed toward work in cities ... Many core philanthropic causes — improving the lives of...more

A Regional Funder Giving Where Food, Health, and Environment Meet
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

This is an interesting deliberate merging of interests, and a trend we're seeing in city philanthropy, as funders try to break down some silos and...more

Philanthropy New Zealand Awards 2017
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Awards, which will take place every year, were established to recognise and celebrate people and projects within the philanthropic sector and...more

US filmmaker shares skills with Alex artists
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Srivastava is the founder of the New York-based Creative Impact and Experience Lab, which uses social innovation strategies through film...more

Forrest Donations and False Charity - Binoy Kampmark
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Within the kernel of philanthropic generosity lies a deception: charity, ... Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, sees philanthropy...more

Diminished civic equality
Foundation: Ford Foundation

Philanthropy is gaining ever more influence in the USA – and that has ... Philanthropic foundations are accountable only to themselves, as...more

French Speaking Senior Account Executive
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

French Speaking Senior Account Executive – Philanthropy & Disputes in Full Time, Public Affairs / Policy, Senior Account Executive,...more

Cameron Foundation Announces $1 Million Impact Investment
Foundation: Cameron Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The impact investment includes $750,000 to underwrite a LION (Local ... April 20, 2017 MCF Launches Minnesota Impact Investing...more

Philanthropy New Zealand Award winners announced
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

For her services to the philanthropic sector, Jennifer was made one of the first Life Members of Philanthropy New Zealand and an Officer of the...more

Tideline Deepens Impact Investing Expertise with Strategic Hire
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

NEW YORK, May 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tideline, a provider of tailored advice to clients developing impact investment strategies,...more

Illustrative Grants from Rockefeller Foundation

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture - $100,000

National Academy of Social Sciences - $56,270

Ben Loeterman Productions - $28,500

University of California, Davis - $399,700

New America Foundation - $750,000

National University of Rwanda - $250,000

Enterprise Community Partners - $250,000

University of Cape Town - $700,500

Municipal Art Society of New York - $50,000

Makerere University - $300,000

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