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


Sheroes of Sustainability at the Forefront of Climate Action
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The gender gap in the global economy will take 131 years to close, according to the latest data from the World Economic Forum. But the good news is that women are becoming increasingly empowered...more

The Gift
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Ford Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

When Detroit's historic North End was being ravaged by blight, Patrick Bouchain and Jean Louis Farges decided to turn a abandoned warehouse into a community library. But instead of accepting a...more

5 Percent of U.S. Foundations Invest for Impact
Foundation: Skoll Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Russell Family Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

A study of 65 of the country's largest philanthropic foundations has found that just 5% invest their assets in something called impact investing, the Wall Street Journal reports. That's worth an...more

IIT Delhi and The Rockefeller Foundation To Establish the Chair for Climate Sciences and ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

A study of 65 of the country's largest philanthropic foundations has found that just 5% invest their assets in something called impact investing, the Wall Street Journal reports. That's worth an...more

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

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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Philanthropy: Fortifying American Democracy


Robert Gallucci, President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, writes that philanthropy should at least bolster America’s democracy.




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