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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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Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation


Philanthropy Funds Market 2028 Key Insights And Leading Players Smithsonian
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...more

Foundations call for cooperation, some new pledges at COP27 - Star Tribune
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

... as never before, philanthropic foundations pooled their resources to donate more than $2 billion to support climate adaptation...more

Foundations call for cooperation, some new pledges at COP27 | AP News
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment

... philanthropic foundations facilitated conversations at pavilions and side events, said Alice Amorim, project coordinator, Global...more

Dispatch from the U.N. Climate Change Conference: Saturday, Nov. 12 - Food Tank
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack says there is “tremendous opportunity” to reduce emissions from agriculture with innovation. (Read...more

From loss and damage debates to clampdowns on greenwashing: 13 key takeaways from ... - edie
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Recap 13 key takeaways here. Climate & nature · Energy · Finance · Policy · Social sustainability · Tech & innovation....more

Collaborative philanthropy to solve for women entrepreneurs - The Financial Express
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: Globally, gender lens investing (GLI) is gaining momentum with a renewed focus on investing in...more

COP27: Rockefeller Foundation announces 10 grants to scale indigenous, regenerative ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced grants totaling more than $11 million to 10 organizations working to scale indigenous and...more

COP27: First official Food and Agriculture Pavilion - World | ReliefWeb
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... on World about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment and more; ... FAO Strategies on Climate Change, and on Science and...more

How sustained infusion of catalytic capital can drive achievement of SDGs - Firstpost
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Of course, investing in climate adaptive innovation and building ... a host of new and innovative approaches to how they use capital to invest...more

Direct 1% of world's wealth to Global South to create inclusive economy, G20 leaders urged
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... private and philanthropic institutions, primarily from developing ... Foundation and the International Venture Philanthropy Center...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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Roshan, the first telecommunications company that transformed the “luxury” of a phone call in Afghanistan into an everyday convenience,  became the first-ever, certified Benefit Corporation in the Middle East.




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