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

$10bn Covid Innovation Bonds needed to develop mass testing - Ronald Cohen
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... according to one of the world's most influential figures in impact investment. Sir Ronald Cohen, who chairs the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing, has argued that outcomes-focused...more

US stimulus relief checks expected to help, not stretch far
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

The foundation has established a grant initiative to assist women-owned businesses with fewer than 50 employees. The relief fund is starting with...more

Jefferson County Notebook
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Groups offer grant. to women's firms. The Women's Foundation of Arkansas is partnering with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation to provide grants...more

How Adrian Haro Is Fighting to Bolster the Power of Workers Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Foundation:, Rockefeller Foundation

So the innovation and experimentation we do as a lab is more important ... play an outsized role in determining how our society works more...more

Climate Justice in the Time of COVID: 5 Lessons From Women and Girls Leading the Fight
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Women climate leaders sounded notes of hope, solidarity, and urgency during a ... are bringing vital innovation needed for COVID-19 and...more

Women's Foundation of Arkansas makes grants available for women-owned businesses
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

The new relief fund was kicked off with a $50,000 initial investment from WFA's own grant pool and funding from the Winthrop Rockefeller...more

Workers Lab Extends Deadline, Cites Need for Innovation During COVID
Foundation:, Rockefeller Foundation

... philanthropy industry would offer The Workers Lab new ways to expand its offerings and reach a wider portion of marginalized worker...more

Philanthropy Plays Part in Darren Dochuk's History of How Oil-industry Leaders Transformed ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund was later created in 1940 to help complement the work of the Rockefeller Foundation in serving the...more

The Brief: Call to action for ImpactAlpha U, dealmaking in the creative economy, smallholder ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Do you teach sustainable finance or impact investing? Get discounted school and campus-wide library access to ImpactAlpha for faculty and...more

Rockefeller Foundation grants farmers Kshs 600m to enhance value addition
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation has availed a grant of 600 million shillings for mango farmers to step up value addition initiatives. Betty Kibaara Director...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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The Financial Services Sector: What it Means for Impact Investing

The Financial Services Sector: What it Means for Impact Investing

recruiting trends report by Michigan State University’s (MSU) Collegiate Employment Research Institute discovers that the financial services sector is decreasing the hiring rate for Bachelor’s degrees from “double-digit expansion”.

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