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

Impact investing: how to create a positive impact on society with strong financial returns
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

As defined by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), impact ... The impact investment market aims to address the world's most...more

Impact investing: how to create a positive impact on society with strong financial returns
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Impact investing is more than philanthropy. ... matters can be resolved only by philanthropic donations and that traditional market investments only...more

The Rockefeller Foundation Designates Atlanta as Newest City in Opportunity Zones Initiative
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The Rockefeller Foundation also announced it will award a $600,000 grant to Cities of Service, an independent nonprofit organization that...more

Atlanta newest city in Rockefeller Foundation initiative
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The Rockefeller Foundation and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ... Opportunity Zones, will receive $920,000 in grants and supportive...more

Six Insights From The New Forbes China Philanthropy List
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Here are six trends in China's philanthropy I spotted: ... 2019 Forbes China Philanthropy List, plans to provide philanthropic support to 100...more

Jayne: Private money and public policy
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

When John D. Rockefeller ushered in the era of rich-person philanthropy by establishing the Rockefeller Foundation in 1913, former President...more

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

He spent two years considering how a philanthropy could do better. ... “It's hard to overemphasize how little inequality had been a...more

A Home for Impact Investing in Academia
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Schools worldwide are seeing rising demand for courses that prepare students to work in the fields of impact investment and sustainable...more

Rockefeller Foundation Launches New Climate and Resilience Initiative
Foundation: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation has recently announced a new climate and resilience initiative focused on strengthening global communities to become more resilient. The Rockefeller Foundation is...more

It's time to make value-based investing sexy
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Impact investing, socially responsible investing, ethical investing, conscious capitalism—call it what you may. Impact investments, as defined by...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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World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

The World Bank’s Development Marketplace, a competitive grants program, has provided $1.4 million grants to 12 social enterprises in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram for development activities and capacity building investments.

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