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Recent News from Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Fierce Urgency: Funders Confront Underinvestment in Black Communities
Foundation: NoVo Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation

Other conversations brought together leaders from the East Bay Community Fund, Solidaire Network, Borealis Philanthropy, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the Surdna Foundation, the NoVo...more

Nathan Cummings No Longer Just Experimenting with Impact Investing
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

NPQ has often written about the use of impact investing by philanthropic institutions. This month, one of the leaders in that trend, the Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF), based in New York City,...more

Nathan Cummings No Longer Just Experimenting with Impact Investing
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

NCF began this change in investing strategy in 2013 when it committed $6.5 million to social and climate impact. Then, Sharon Alpert ... Investment committees and nonprofit boards in general should...more

Nathan Cummings Foundation's Going 'All In' Was A Long Time In The Making
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, F.B. Heron Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

NCF, of course, is one of a growing number of major foundations embracing impact investing. About a year ago, the F.B. Heron Foundation announced it had officially moved to investing 100% of its $300...more

With The ImPact, Justin Rockefeller Defines Impact Investing For The Modern Era
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

In 2013, when Justin Rockefeller started The ImPact, a non-profit focused on impact investing, he wanted to build on the impact investing work he started doing at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. With...more

Taitung vendor who donated NT$10m sorely missed after emergency surgery
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Vegetable vendor Chen Shu-chu (陳樹菊), who became famous a few years ago for her philanthropy, is recovering at home after undergoing emergency gastrointestinal surgery last month, her friends...more

"Risk Is a Fact of Life." A Conversation with Stephen Heintz of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Some parts of what people consider the older, traditional philanthropy we are not about to throw out. I encourage people to study the Rockefeller story. It's now a five-generation story. There is no...more

A Root Cause of the Teacher-Diversity Problem
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

News type. Sector News. Funding Area. Philanthropic & Nonprofit Sectors ... Thursday, November 12, 2015 -. 12:00pm to 1:30pm ... philanthropy programs on November 12th, we decided to make a...more

Impact Investing: Building Bridges across Generations
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund

They want to make and see impact. Credit Suisse shares this vision of creating value for shareholders and wider society at the same time. True to the spirit of Davos, we hosted an event to connect...more

High Water Women to Hold Fifth Symposium on Impact Investing
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

... on the themes which HWW has been developing since it first launched its impact symposium program in 2013: the practical realities of building an impact portfolio, the opportunities and challenges...more

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