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

Mother & Daughter Speak About Their Ragamala Dance Company
Foundation: Jerome Foundation , Joyce Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

... Fellowships for Dance and Choreography, a Bush Fellowship for Choreography, an Arts and Religion grant funded by the Rockefeller...more

Impact Shares Secures Funding from Rockefeller Foundation
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... Shares in engaging retail investors in the impact investment movement. ... “The rise of impact investing, coupled with the growth opportunity...more

Rockefeller Foundation backs nonprofit ETF startup
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation backs nonprofit ETF startup ... Powell, a former chief product strategist for Highland Capital Management LP, said...more

The Mountain Playhouse presents 'Moon Over the Brewery' until Aug. 6
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Graham has received grants from the Pew Foundation, the Princess Grace Foundation (Statuette Award Winner) the Rockefeller Foundation and...more

Foundation Impact Investing: Progress and Opportunity
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

To me, it's a no-brainer that ALL capital designated for charitable purpose should be optimized to create public good (not just the grant...more

Staying Relevant: Here's Some Hope for Embattled "Legacy" Institutions
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

And in a philanthropic landscape where more funders have pivoted towards equity issues, legacy institutions are reexamining their place in...more

Singapore-based IIX's $8m bond to help women in Southeast Asia
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), a Singapore-based impact ... as well as Asia's largest impact investing equity crowd-funding...more

Rockefeller Foundation's Khan on How to Drive Systems Change
Foundation: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

News type. Member News. Funding Area. Philanthropic & Nonprofit Sectors · PhilanthroPOST logo. Recent News. Alfred P. Sloan...more

Cleveland Foundation Awards $11.4 Million in June Grants
Foundation: Cleveland Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation has announced June grants totaling $11.4 million to nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga...more

In world first, social sustainability bond lists on SGX
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), a public trading ... said Singapore is "well-placed to become a regional hub for impact...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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