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

On Not Being Constrained by the System You're In
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

In fact, social innovation labs have been touted for years as ideal vehicles for more open space, or blank slate, design. The aforementioned...more

Africa needs to realise its philanthropic potential
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Africa needs to realise its philanthropic potential ... If African philanthropy is to serve as an effective catalyst for human progress, greater civil...more

10 Denver Organizations Win Grants to Fight Food Waste
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

With support from The Rockefeller Foundation, we are providing grants to 10 local Denver businesses and non-profits, whose ongoing work...more

2.11.19 US News
Foundation: Community Foundation of Broward, Rockefeller Foundation, San Diego Foundation

News about gifts, grants. Airstream will match donations up to $25,000 given to the National Forest Foundation to support the Campsite...more

Economist event lookbook, Zimbabwe's rural loan fund, lease-to-own motorbikes in Uganda ...
Foundation: Microsoft Philanthropies, Rockefeller Foundation

The Economist stages a debate on the future of impact investing. “Wall Street meets Mother Teresa.” That's the headline for the “debate” kicking off...more

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to give UVM commencement address
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

... an internationally renowned philanthropic organization, since June 2013. Among many successes in his career, he chaired the...more

The Rockefeller Foundation launches Atlas AI
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The social enterprise will generate insights on poverty, crop yield and ... Zia Khan, VP of innovation at The Rockefeller Foundation, remarked: "Part...more

Impact Investing Leaders Introduce Opportunity Zones Reporting Framework
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Impact Investing Alliance ("USIIA") and the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown...more

Can data make the world a better place? The Data Science for Social Impact Collaborative thinks so
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

If we can close the gap by providing the civic and social sectors with the ... We see a world where the infinite promise of technological innovation...more

Seven Davos headlines you may have missed
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation announced 'Data Science for Social Impact'. It aims to “accelerate...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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