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.


Web Address

www.rockfound.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @RockefellerFdn

Facebook - www.facebook.com/rockefellerfoundation

YouTube - www.youtube.com/rockefellerfound

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.rockefellerfoundation.org/feeds/news

Assets

$3,593,289,629 - 2010-12-31
$3,810,308,773 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$140,905,261 - 2010-12-31
$134,898,208 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Rockefeller Foundation


Opportunity Zones: Can Philanthropy Provide Accountability When the Law Does Not?
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Opportunity Zones: Can Philanthropy Provide Accountability When the Law Does ... A central goal of Rockefeller's initiative is to provide...more

Philanthropy is undergoing a massive backlash. A new book argues it's gone too far.
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Phil Buchanan of the Center for Effective Philanthropy professionally advises large foundations and other philanthropic institutions, and he thinks...more

UBS and Wells Fargo Wealth Unit Suspect Investors Won't Mind New Complications to Popular Tax ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

“A good market needs data,” says John Cochrane, manager of policy and programs at U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, a Washington, D.C....more

The Folly of Climate Change Philanthropy
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

In the spring of 2013, the Rockefeller Foundation — the hundred-year-old charitable organization started by Standard Oil tycoon John D....more

Rockefeller Foundation Aims to Make Trump Tax Perk Work for Poor
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Can a modest philanthropic effort change that? ... “We should have more public and philanthropic guardrails” to ensure the law helps...more

Here's a corporate tax everyone can love | Opinion
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... developed by the nonprofit Global Impact Investing Network in partnership ... However, the public-private partnership/impact investment...more

The How-To: Measuring Outcomes Of Impact Investing
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

With the world facing different challenges, including the finite amounts of water, natural resources and land which all are already heavily tarnished...more

The How-To: Measuring Outcomes Of Impact Investing
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Impact valuation is challenging in the social sector in general, but it is ... Entities such as C3 are supporting social entrepreneurs across the UAE...more

Leapfrog Breaks Impact Investing Record With $700M Emerging Markets Fund
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

“Today's announcement marks an unprecedented level of commitment to independent impact investment managers, with a new fund backed...more

LeapFrog raises $700 mn for third impact investment fund
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

LeapFrog raises $700 mn for third impact investment fund ... said, “We want to substantially increase impact investing for a sustainable world – so...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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