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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$3,593,289,629 - 2010-12-31
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$140,905,261 - 2010-12-31
$134,898,208 - 2006-12-31

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Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation

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Foundation: Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi totally funded the Community Digital Scholars program. We've also helped 400 other...more

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Foundation: Marin Community Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Marin Community Foundation, California State Coastal Conservancy, Bay Area Regional Collaborative, the Pacific Gas and Electric Co....more

New Cloudera Foundation Will Use Data Analytics and Machine Learning to Improve People's Lives
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

“We are proud of the philanthropic work that our employees have done with the Cloudera Cares program as well as our work with the...more

School of Social Work Collaborates on Child Savings Account Program to Benefit Marshallese ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Funding for Child Savings Accounts Program needs assessment, program planning and community engagement initiatives started with a seed...more

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Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

At the Rockefeller Foundation, the hunt is on for 10 innovative financial ... The U.K.-based social investment firm Big Society Capital is committing...more

Kimbal Musk: “Cook wonderfully delicious real food”
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Kimbal received the 2017 Social Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Schwab Foundation, a sister organization to the World Economic...more

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Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Kimbal Musk, Chef and Co-Founder of The Kitchen, received the 2017 Social Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Schwab Foundation for...more

'Guardian' Sets Up US Journalism Nonprofit
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The new U.S. nonprofit organization was created by the Scott Trust, the ... which have prompted a far-ranging cost-cutting strategy combined with...more

Guardian banks on philanthropy to support the future of quality journalism
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Guardian has launched a nonprofit in the US as it looks to prove the philanthropic nature of journalism - and the need for organisations to fund...more

Rockefeller Foundation's Rajiv Shah on the role of US foundations under Trump
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

“This is not the kind of problem philanthropy can step in and solve, nor should ... Shah is urging philanthropic organizations to help rebuild public...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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