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.

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation


Arizona Community Foundation, Inc. 2021
Foundation: Arizona Community Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Description: to support its EITC Funders Network project towards the cost of leveraging community foundations in hyper-localized CTC outreach for...more

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy 2021 - The Rockefeller Foundation
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

in general support of its mission to promote philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth...more

13th Edition of Sankalp Global Summit 2021 to be Held Virtually between October 12-14, 2021
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Ford Foundation, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Aavishkaar Group and Intellecap are hosting the social entrepreneurship global event between October 12-14, 2021 on the theme Mainstreaming...more

Ibram X. Kendi, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor awarded MacArthur Foundation “genius grants” - WSWS
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Kendi, whose work promotes a race-obsessed view of American history and society, was awarded a $625,000 “genius grant” by the MacArthur Foundation at the end...more

National Gallery of Art Board of Trustees Elects Indra Nooyi as New Trustee - KULR-8
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Sharon has been a model of philanthropic service, and the museum has benefited ... of the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the Rockefeller Brother...more

13th Edition of Sankalp Global Summit 2021 to be held virtually between October 12-14 ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... financial inclusion and considering sustainable business as the key focus. ... Head of COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, World...more

Minority firms get a leg up - The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

The Arkansas Community Foundation and Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation also contribute to Forge's lending efforts through a combination of grants...more

How to Hold Onto Fundraisers: Global Vaccine Equity; Ripple Effect of Harvard's Fossil Fuel ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

None of the nation's top 10 philanthropic foundations, nor many major climate ... newspapers aim to turn it into a $300 million venture philanthropy...more

The Rockefeller Foundation Targets Misinformation - BORGEN Magazine
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... more about The Rockefeller Foundation's current philanthropy projects. ... Since its inception, the Foundation has focused on philanthropic advocacy...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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Beam is a UK-based social enterprise was launched in November 2017 and has so far helped more than 400 people achieve their potential with crowdfunding of more than $2 million.




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