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

Philanthropy Plays Part in Darren Dochuk's History of How Oil-industry Leaders Transformed ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund was later created in 1940 to help complement the work of the Rockefeller Foundation in serving the...more

The Brief: Call to action for ImpactAlpha U, dealmaking in the creative economy, smallholder ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Do you teach sustainable finance or impact investing? Get discounted school and campus-wide library access to ImpactAlpha for faculty and...more

Rockefeller Foundation grants farmers Kshs 600m to enhance value addition
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation has availed a grant of 600 million shillings for mango farmers to step up value addition initiatives. Betty Kibaara Director...more

Playwright, MacArthur “Genius” Suzan-Lori Parks to Give Tolles Lecture
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Her other grants and awards include those from the National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, New York...more

Best Ways to Fund Your Nonprofit Within 30 Days
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The other part of the philanthropic pie included donations from government and foundations, corporate philanthropy, and bequests....more

$33 Million Guarantee Pool Launched For CDI
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, California Endowment, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Weingart Foundation

Backed by guarantee commitments from 10 U.S. philanthropic organizations and a large health care system, the Community Investment...more

The first-ever gender bond series listed in Asia-Pacific receives new UN support
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Rockefeller Foundation, has gained new funding from Impact Investment...more

Robust Funding and Collaborations Across AUC Campuses Helped Spur New Arts and STEM ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

"Social mobility is a critical measure of college outcomes," said Spelman ... academic innovation, and overall value contribute to the increased...more

Nataliey Bitature to receive honorary degree from leading United Kingdom University
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

She is a social entrepreneur and one of Africa's brightest young achievers; ... street vending carts designed for micro-entrepreneurs across...more

Former high school earns accolades
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The historic Booker T. Washington High School in Rocky Mount has attained a ... “It is astonishing that three high schools prepared creative...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 Enterprises: The Key to Protecting Egypt’s Natural Treasures

Social Enterprises: The Key to Protecting Egypt’s Natural Treasures

After marveling at Egypt’s natural heritage sites such as South Sinai and the Red Sea, Iris Boutros, writer at Daily News Egypt, muses on Environment Minister Laila Iskandar’s goals of longer-term environmental agenda by injecting social entrepreneurship as its powerful implementer.

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