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$5 billion foundation started with oil money divests of fossil fuel
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund, Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation was established as a philanthropic venture in 1913 and remains one of the largest of its kind in the country. ... “John D. Rockefeller's philosophy on philanthropy was...more

David Kaiser, Rockefeller Heir Who Fought Exxon Mobil, Dies at 50
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund

... family, upended the generally polite, even meek, world of philanthropy, the journalist and climate change activist Bill McKibben said in an...more

Anti-religious freedom grants target Georgia, Florida, NM, Texas
Foundation: Arcus Foundation, Gill Foundation, Proteus Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund, Overbrook Foundation

Regarding Texas, the Proteus Fund collaborative made small four-figure grants to develop proposals from four groups: the ACLU Foundation of...more

Program Officer, Medical Research and Board Directed Portfolios
Foundation: Robertson Foundation, Rockefeller Family Fund

... An eagerness to use available peer and industry networks to develop relationships and conduct due diligence;; Flexible and adaptable with a sense of humor;; Commitment to a collegial,...more

A Funding Effort to Build a Stronger, More Diverse Climate Movement
Foundation: Rockefeller Family Fund, Solidago Foundation

It's not an approach that environmental philanthropy overall has excelled at—green giving has a track record of underfunding smaller...more

Christie's Secures David Rockefeller Collection For Highest Estimated Auction Sale
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund

The sales will be conducted in keeping with David Rockefeller's pledge to direct the majority of his wealth to philanthropy and provide for the...more

He Played the Long Game: David Rockefeller's Philanthropy and Legacy
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund, Rockefeller Foundation

Born in 1915, he was part of America's most famous philanthropic families, and .... The continuing heft of Rockefeller philanthropy has not just...more

David Rockefeller, the oil heir who made philanthropy the family business, has died at 101
Foundation: Rockefeller Family Fund

When David Rockefeller was born more than a century ago, his family name conjured up the worst ruthlessness and commercial depravity of...more

Rockefeller Foundations Enlist Journalism in 'Moral' Crusade Against ExxonMobil
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund, Rockefeller Foundation, Open Society Foundations

“It became increasingly uncomfortable to be fighting global warming on the one hand [through charitable grants] and then investing in businesses...more

Neva Rockefeller Goodwin and the Role of the Activist Investor in Steering Social Change
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund

Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, Co-Director, Global Development And Environment Institute, Tufts UniversityLike many who follow philanthropy, I...more



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