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


Philanthropy Funds Market Quantitative &Amp; Qualitative Analysis |Smithsonian Institution ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...more

Why Philanthropists Should Become Heretics
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Open Society Foundations

Bill Gates has promised to give away 99% of his personal fortune$45 billion, to be exactby the time he's 80. In an interview with the New York Times, the Microsoft co-founder says he's "surprised...more

Mobilizing Private Capital For Climate Action
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

In the fight against climate change, multilateral development banks often get the lion's share of the credit. But there's more private capital out there than in the public eye, and it's being put...more

Rich Nations, Gcc Urged to Use Sdrs to Fund Climate Action in Africa
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

In August 2021, the International Monetary Fund issued a record $650 billion in special drawing rights to help developing countries deal with the effects of the global climate change pandemic known...more

Innovative Finance
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The UN has set a goal of securing $10 billion in "transformative financial solutions" by 2030and the Rockefeller Foundation is going to do its part. The New York Times reports on the group's new...more

Food
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization has released its annual list of the world's most over-produced foods, and it's got a surprising name for the No. 2 on the list: junk food. In its...more

Role of Strategic Philanthropy in Building Multi-Generational Wealth
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates may be the world's richest couple with a combined net worth of $35 billion, but they're far from the only billionaires with deep pockets. A Forbes list of the world's...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Is Thriving Worldwide
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

This report researches the worldwide Philanthropy Funds market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (China, Japan) and other...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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