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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

More Foundations Are Examining the Ethics of Where Their Money Came From
Foundation: Coastal Community Foundation, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Foundation, Weingart Foundation

Grant makers are hiring historians and taking other steps to learn whether their founders harmed people or the environment to get rich and...more

Inside the Italian villa that launched some of the world's great philanthropic programs - Vox
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

In the annals of ostentatious philanthropic giving, it's hard to beat Helena ... When we think about strategic philanthropy, our theory of...more

The Rockefeller Foundation to Present Energy Transition and Access Solutions at CERAWeek 2023
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

How can we promote energy transition policies that address climate ... CERAWEEK INNOVATION CLIMATE HUB – Tuesday, March 7th 2:30-3:00 pm...more

The Rockefeller Foundation Announced As Co-chairs for Global Citizen NOW Thought ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Global Citizen NOW co-chairs from the corporate and philanthropic sectors ... The Rockefeller Foundation is a pioneering philanthropy built...more

Developing Country Voices and the Global Climate Agenda: Unlocking Lessons for Action
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

It's time for the developing world to step up to the plate on climate change, argues a new collection of essays. "The citizens of these countries have contributed very little to the climate...more

Initiative To Help Unlock $3 Trillion For Climate, Nature
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation, Open Society Foundations

"We are at a tipping point in our efforts to put the planet back on track to meet our climate ambitions," Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, says. "To reach the speed...more

The latest fad in philanthropy is making it much less effective - Washington Examiner
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Now, this mania appears to have spread to the world of philanthropy. Melinda French Gates, former wife of Bill Gates, recently wrote that as useful...more

From The Energy Transition To Inclusive Innovation, 6 Ways To Help Our Fragmented World
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The World Economic Forum's Global Shaper community, made up of young people who are "driving dialogue, action, and change," is meeting in Switzerland this week, and Time asked some of them to share...more

Bill Gates Says His Giving Approach Won't Change — Even as MacKenzie Scott and Others ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

At a time when donors like MacKenzie Scott are upending traditional approaches to philanthropy, Bill Gates pledged today in a personal blog...more

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

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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