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


Some Past Proposed Specific Time Limits on Tax Benefits for Private Foundations
Foundation: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Warren Buffett says most of his fortune will be put into a new charitable trust once he's dead, the Wall Street Journal reports. The billionaire Berkshire Hathaway CEO made the announcement in an...more

Zero Gap Fund: State of the Portfolio 2023
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Zero Gap Fund has raised more than $1 billion to tackle some of the world's "most pressing challenges," including climate change, regenerative agriculture, financial inclusion, and access to...more

How This 100-Year-Old Foundation Helped Save Detroit
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Detroit's Kresge Foundation turned 100 this month, and while the foundation's $4.3 billion endowment is sizable, it's less than a tenth of the size of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, per...more

Rockefeller Foundation Creates New Climate Advisory Council
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation is ramping up its fight against climate change. The 111-year-old philanthropic organization on Tuesday announced the creation of a new Climate Advisory Council that...more

Bushra working to close gap that makes city unlivable for women - The Business Post
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation is ramping up its fight against climate change. The 111-year-old philanthropic organization on Tuesday announced the creation of a new Climate Advisory Council that...more

New Inclusive Creative Economy Strategy to Demonstrate That the U.S. Creative ...
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Skoll Foundation, Target Foundation, Ford Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

"The US creative economy was most recently valued at over $1 trillion by the National Endowment for the Arts," per a press release, "even before considering film, fashion, video games, beauty, food,...more

Energy Transition Accelerator Advances With New Secretariat, Expert Consultative Group
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

John Kerry has a new gig, and it's not as high-profile as his old one, but he's still making headlines for it. The former secretary of state announced Tuesday that he'll serve as honorary chair...more

Uapb Chancellor'S Scholarship Gala Celebrates Philanthropy and Elegance
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is honoring five people for their "extensive community involvement, philanthropic endeavors, and exemplary service to the community," per a release. The...more

National University of Singapore'S Ies, The Rockefeller Foundation Advance Renewable ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

Southeast Asia needs to ramp up its energy transition, and a new grant from the Rockefeller Foundation is going to help the Institute for Environment and Sustainability at Singapore's National...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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