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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Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation

The Brief's Big 10: Agents of the week, ImpactAlpha on Instagram, christening the reGeneration, the ...

Growing the field of impact investing means creating pathways and attracting talent. ImpactAlpha's Agents of Impact Call No. 4 is all about that...more

Forests and indigenous rights land $459M commitment
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Moore Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Christensen Fund, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation

A group of 17 philanthropic foundations has committed nearly half a billion dollars in support of land-based ... “And so we in philanthropy must step...more

Is Bill Gates throwing some shade at Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy?
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

In the philanthropic world, most organizations that want continued funding must often show steady benchmarks toward successes. That...more

TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO Opens September 14 at Theater Schmeater
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including two NEA/TCG National Theatre Artist Residency grants, a Rockefeller Foundation...more

Hyatt and Sutherland to Use pymetrics Platform to Hire Thousands of Opportunity Youth
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... in an initiative supported by a $150,000 grant from The Rockefeller Foundation to help Opportunity Youth find meaningful employment...more

Impact Shares YWCA Women's Empowerment ETF Debuts on the NYSE
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 27, 2018--Impact investing has taken another step forward in the world of exchange traded funds (ETFs)....more

Marshallese coalition begins adoption program to keep kids within families
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Extended family members often step in to raise a child without any ... He said the grant covers $185 court e-filing fees for adoption forms and...more

Gospels of Giving for the New Gilded Age
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

“The Gospel of Wealth” has been called the “ur-text of modern philanthropy. ... The “Gospel” also prompted the ur-critiques of philanthropy. ..... It is difficult to say what fraction of...more

Bringing Scale to the Impact Investing Industry
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

In 2007, the term “impact investing” was coined by The Rockefeller ... of lives—and impact investment to develop standards and approaches for...more

Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $1.3 Million to Support Recovery and Resilience for Puerto ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Helmsley Charitable Trust

Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $1.3 Million to Support Recovery and ... A new grant to The Solar Foundation will support their Solar Saves...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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