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

Pianist Carl Matthes To Conduct Master Class at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Matthes has performed as a soloist with orchestras in Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, the Seattle Center Coliseum, and the San Francisco Opera House. He was a candidate for a Rockefeller...more

Impact investments in Myanmar gather momentum but still to scale up
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Philanthropic institutions and impact investors are slowly but steadily increasing their presence in frontier market Myanmar, which elected a civilian ... Rockefeller Foundation, a private...more

Accounting and Risk Manager
Foundation: Microsoft, Rockefeller Foundation

The Accounting and Risk Manager is responsible for managing the Foundation's accounting and risk management functions. Reporting to the Controller this position directs general accounting, accounts...more

Mayor de Blasio, Rockefeller Foundation, JobsFirstNYC, Center for Youth Employment, and Social ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $1.5 million new initiative, "CareerLift," driven by JobsFirstNYC, NYC Center for Youth Employment (CYE),...more

Empowering the Delta
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Packard Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

In June 2016, Peterson was named executive director of the Walton Family Foundation, the Bentonville-based charitable powerhouse that awards grants totaling almost $400 million annually. On this day,...more

Open source model, drugs for the masses
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

BENGALURU: Nearly one person dies of tubercolosis every two minutes in India, said Professor Jaykumar Menon, the award-winning international human rights lawyer and social entrepreneur. Professor...more

A Conversation with Rockefeller Foundation's Rajiv Shah
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The former USAID administrator, and president of one of the United States' largest foundations, reflects on the role of philanthropy in times of austerity .... The idea is that employers, if they...more

Data-platform grant to help youth programs gain insights
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Phillips is a success story for Life Skills for Youth and one of many stories the youth program, and other programs like it, want to tell through a new data tracking platform. In October, the Boys...more

Health philanthropy
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Philanthropy has been vital in carrying improved health measures out into communities—from the Rockefeller Foundation's heroic campaign against yellow fever We are a highly specialized consulting...more

Sherece West-Scantlebury on Who Gets Grants from Rockefeller Foundation
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

WRF helps communities recognize, reduce and eliminate disparities in opportunity for residents. This achievement created a stronger, more inclusive and more prosperous Arkansas. With our partners,...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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