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


How to Hold Onto Fundraisers: Global Vaccine Equity; Ripple Effect of Harvard's Fossil Fuel ...
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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
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... more about The Rockefeller Foundation's current philanthropy projects. ... Since its inception, the Foundation has focused on philanthropic advocacy...more

Impact Investing's Next Challenge | Barron's
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Since the term “impact investing” was coined by the Rockefeller Foundation 15 years ago, the approach has challenged the common narrative...more

Gates, Rockefeller warn leaders about pandemic's impact - The Washington Post
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The calls from philanthropy leaders for more action from wealthy ... While the Gates Foundation has been one of the biggest...more

Climate philanthropy's opportunity for impact: Q&A with Bridgespan's Sonali Patel - Mongabay
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Patel said that her background in management consulting, helped prepare her for ... which advises nonprofits and philanthropists on strategy, told...more

African Risk Capacity Group and Global Center on Adaptation partner to promote Climate ...
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This will be supported by a joint assessment of the landscape for developing risk transfer instruments and other innovative instruments to enhance...more

(sima) launches a coalition of $84m energy access relief fund - EIN News
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, September 1, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA) is pleased to announce the...more

Founders First CDC Launches $100,000 Job Creators Quest Grant Program - Black Enterprise
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Funding for this program was facilitated by $1 million grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, in conjunction with Founders First Capital Partners $9...more

How an Instagram Star Helped Rescue Dozens From Afghanistan Using a GoFundMe Appeal
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Haleluya Hadero covers philanthropy for the Associated Press and is part of a partnership that the Chronicle has forged with the news service to expand...more

How Instagram star helped rescue dozens from Afghanistan - Seymour Tribune
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The Associated Press receives support from the Lilly Endowment for coverage of philanthropy and nonprofits. The AP is solely responsible for all...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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Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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