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
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Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation

Foundation exec resigns after reports of workplace misconduct
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused co-workers, the nonprofit organization announced on Thursday afternoon. Mari...more

A challenge to help the poor offers winners $10 million in grants
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Two groups — the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Rockefeller Foundation — want to help low-income people in Michigan and other states by holding a national contest that gives away $10 million....more

A DC lawmaker parroted conspiracy theories about 'Resilient Cities.' Here's what the program ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

That's why Washington is one of 100 cities that secured grants from a Rockefeller Foundation-backed initiative to prepare urban population centers for a future with more residents and a shifting...more

Casting Announced For Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Nilo Cruz's Newest Work EXQUISITA ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Nilo has also been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including two NEA/TCG National Theatre Artist Residency grants, a Rockefeller Foundation grant, San Francisco's W. Alton Jones...more

Grants Roundup: Houston Zoo Nets $50 Million for New Habitats
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are accepting applications for grants through the new Communities Thrive Challenge. Community-based organizations focused on expanding...more

Rockefeller Foundation Leader to Speak at U of A Commencement Ceremony
Foundation: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

She has a 25-year career in philanthropy, including work with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and service as CEO of the Foundation for Louisiana ... The Fowler's other philanthropic efforts include a...more

Old and New: What's Interesting About the Partnership Between Rockefeller and Chan Zuckerberg
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

A century later, when Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan began their philanthropy, they were only in their late twenties. ... They are also symbols of a philanthropic changing of the guard as new...more

Today's youth reject capitalism, but what do they want to replace it?
Foundation: Russell Sage Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

Today's youth are increasingly unhappy with the way their elders are running the world. Their ire was most recently expressed when thousands of teenagers and others across the country marched on...more

The Triumph of Philanthropy
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

(One recent piece was titled “The Dark Side of Philanthropy: A Look at Tax-Exempt Donations to White Supremacists.”) He is not a stylish or graceful writer, but he is an effective and insightful...more

A New Way to Finance Green City Projects, With a Boost From Foundations
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Atlanta strikes again! The city continues to be an unlikely environmental innovator, with more than a little help from its philanthropic sector. It's made strides in city parks and trails in recent...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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