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

Subject: LGBTQ Activists and Grant Makers Push for Discrimination Protection
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Getting Started Seeking Corporate Grants. Join our webinar tomorrow to help you take advantage of the new philanthropic priorities and...more

Philanthropic support is a small but growing revenue stream for The Guardian, reaching a record ...
Foundation: Open Society Foundations

Instead, since 2016, The Guardian has operated a U.S.-based philanthropy arm specifically to find financial support for its journalism. It's part of...more

Rockefeller Report: Minority Access to Capital Needs Improvement
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Arvest Bank, Arkansas Community Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Cory Anderson, Hillis Schild, First Financial Bank of El Dorado,...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Community Foundation of Jackson Hole welcomes new staff
Foundation: Community Foundation of Jackson Hole, Santa Barbara Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

... served the nonprofit sector for thirteen years through grant management ... nonprofits more effective, and our community stronger for over 30...more

The Next 10 Years of Impact Investment
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... together with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), published a report claiming that impact investment was an emerging asset class that...more

1863 Ventures, Leading Incubator of Black and Brown Entrepreneurs, Launches 3Rs Business ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Without philanthropic organizations actually putting the necessary levels of ... BUSINESS PHILANTHROPY FOUNDATION RESIDENTIAL...more

Six new climate finance ideas for a sustainable recovery
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) has selected six new climate finance ideas for its 2021 acceleration programme. The Lab...more

How to make financial markets a force for good
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Pioneers in the field of sustainable and impact investing, Rodin and Madsbjerg offer first-hand stories of how investors of every type and in every...more

Atlantic Council's Caribbean Initiative hosts Prime Minister Keith Rowley to officially launch ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... of bankers, international financial institutions, and leading experts — to identify innovative solutions to the underbanked region and serve as an ongoing forum to address financing for...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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