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

University of San Diego Chosen for The Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation ...
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SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of San Diego's Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge announced today that it...more

Letter from ImpactAlpha: Growing team and growing impact
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Greetings, Agents of Impact! This just in: The tide is turning toward impact investing and sustainable finance. As ImpactAlpha readers know, the...more

Rockefeller Foundation Awards Opportunity Zone Funding to Four Cities
Foundation: Citi Foundation , Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced grants totaling $3.7 million in support of efforts to help drive responsible private investment in four...more

Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge 2019
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Applications are now open for the Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation Challenge 2019. Develop innovative solutions...more

The Rockefeller Foundation Awards Grants to Fuel Plans for Equitable Investment in Opportunity ...
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rockefeller Foundation today announced $3.7 million in grants that will benefit four U.S. cities...more

The charitable deduction is mostly for the rich. A new study argues that's by design.
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The paper, “Founders' Fortunes and Philanthropy: A History of the U.S. ... Rockefeller both founded their famous philanthropic organizations before...more

HVRHS to take part in digital Hamilton education program
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Hamilton Education Program Online (#EduHamOnline) will launch a pilot ... that integrates the study of American history with the performing arts. ... students and teachers nationwide access to an...more

The Brief: Kiva's next act, safety net for digital nomads, anti-slavery tech, UK's creative economy ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

SafetyWing, a Y Combinator graduate, is building a “global social safety net,” targeting ... Nesta invests £1 million into the U.K.'s creative...more

Ravish Kumar, Magsaysay award and connecting the dots: The history of Ford Foundation and ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Ravish Kumar has won Magsaysay Awards as once did Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwal and Admiral Ramdas. The common thread is community...more

Atlanta scores nearly $1M to support economic development in struggling areas
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The City of Atlanta is expected to be awarded $920,000 in grants and other ... The Rockefeller Foundation also plans to grant $600,000 to Cities...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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Social Entrepreneurship

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.4 million grants to 12 social enterprises in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram for development activities and capacity building investments.

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