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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

Innovative Finance
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The UN has set a goal of securing $10 billion in "transformative financial solutions" by 2030and the Rockefeller Foundation is going to do its part. The New York Times reports on the group's new...more

Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization has released its annual list of the world's most over-produced foods, and it's got a surprising name for the No. 2 on the list: junk food. In its...more

Role of Strategic Philanthropy in Building Multi-Generational Wealth
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates may be the world's richest couple with a combined net worth of $35 billion, but they're far from the only billionaires with deep pockets. A Forbes list of the world's...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Is Thriving Worldwide
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

Rockefeller Foundation: More Investable Products for Catalytic Capital Needed
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

When it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, retail investors are starting to take notice. "There is a continued mainstreaming of ESG (environment, social, and governance)...more

Elemental Excelerator and The Rockefeller Foundation Announce New Collaboration To ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation has given a $1 million grant to a nonprofit called Elemental Excelerator that will be used to help small businesses find ways to reduce their carbon emissions, the San...more

Charitable Matchmaker: Arkansas Community Foundation Makes Philanthropy Accessible
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

When Mary McLeod founded the Arkansas Community Foundation in 1976, she didn't just set out to create a foundation in Little Rock. She set out to create a statewide one that would reach all of...more

GEAPP GLC Powers Ahead To Accelerate Affordable Clean Energy for All
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... philanthropy, reaffirmed their commitment to. ... With philanthropic partners the IKEA Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation and Bezos Earth...more

Big Bets Community - The Rockefeller Foundation
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

That's why we're building a community that brings together emerging leaders with bold solutions for reversing climate change, and empowering them...more

The Rockefeller Foundation Spotlights Africa-Led Climate Solutions at the Africa Climate ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The first-ever Africa Climate Summit is underway in Nairobi, Kenya, and organizers are hoping to use it to get the world's attention on the growing issue of climate change and how the continent can...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

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Breathe Magic, an international program that incorporates specially adapted magic tricks and performance skills into therapy programs to improve physical and mental health outcomes for people of all ages, will be working or the benefit of children in Australia.

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