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

SKDKnickerbocker Launches Foundations and Philanthropy Practice
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

... practice division dedicated to working with the country's leading philanthropic organizations. The Foundations and Philanthropy Practice will...more

Revolutionary Relevance
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Its progenitors were a prominent investor whose several philanthropic triumphs include funding the rebirth of Central Park in New York City...more

Cell-Ed raises $1.5 million seed round led by Lumina Impact Ventures
Foundation: Lumina Foundation, Joyce Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

... Lumina Impact Ventures, the impact investing arm of Lumina Foundation. ... ETF is an impact investment fund capitalized by ECMC Foundation,...more

Impact investing may help with your operating capital problems
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation created its philanthropic strategy in this city, ... Unfortunately, in the city where philanthropy and nonprofits emerged...more

Why blockchain needs ethics
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

To help integrate ethics into blockchain applications, the Beeck Center, a center for social-innovation at Georgetown University, has...more

Embracing innovation could accelerate progress in philanthropy
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

My "innovation beef" is primarily with my own philanthropic tribe. They include those committed to less poverty, better education, stronger...more

Could Embracing Innovation Accelerate Progress in Philanthropy?
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Despite $60 billion dollars going toward philanthropic causes each year, no philanthropist can identify a problem they have actually solved. While hungry people may be fed, and homeless people may be...more

Social Investing – A Snapshot
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Social investing through concepts such as impact investing, social impact ... Recent market sizing by the Global Social Impact Investment...more

Catalytic Capital: Impact investors unlock off-grid energy financing with first-loss guarantees
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Packard Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Some of those investors, including the Rockefeller Foundation's Rajiv Shah, the Packard ... “Investments can do that in a way that grants...more

Inside a Powerful Silicon Valley Charity, a Toxic Culture Festered
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's problems burst into view last month, when the Chronicle of Philanthropy published a detailed...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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