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

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Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The other part of the philanthropic pie included donations from government and foundations, corporate philanthropy, and bequests....more

$33 Million Guarantee Pool Launched For CDI
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, California Endowment, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Weingart Foundation

Backed by guarantee commitments from 10 U.S. philanthropic organizations and a large health care system, the Community Investment...more

The first-ever gender bond series listed in Asia-Pacific receives new UN support
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

... the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and the Rockefeller Foundation, has gained new funding from Impact Investment...more

Robust Funding and Collaborations Across AUC Campuses Helped Spur New Arts and STEM ...
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

"Social mobility is a critical measure of college outcomes," said Spelman ... academic innovation, and overall value contribute to the increased...more

Nataliey Bitature to receive honorary degree from leading United Kingdom University
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

She is a social entrepreneur and one of Africa's brightest young achievers; ... street vending carts designed for micro-entrepreneurs across...more

Former high school earns accolades
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The historic Booker T. Washington High School in Rocky Mount has attained a ... “It is astonishing that three high schools prepared creative...more

Pat Mitchell: How To Wield Power through Women's Media
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

How can philanthropy support gender equality? ... Too small a percentage of all philanthropic dollars go to social enterprises and non-profits...more

#GivingTuesday2019 reports nearly $2 billion in US Donations
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

This year, we're pleased to report a total of $2,000 in donations to Philanthropy Women between our incredible supporters and a...more

Coalition Of High-Profile Donors Finance Impact Investing Infrastructure
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Nine foundations and family offices recently announced the launch of the Tipping Point Fund (TPF). The Tipping Point Fund aims to boost field-building efforts in impact investing and maintain both...more

$12.5 million Tipping Point Fund, A Coalition Of High-Profile Donors, Will Finance Impact Investing ...
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Public advocacy and a shared system for measurement are critical to building a solid infrastructure for impact investing. But they haven't received a...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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Social Enterprise Is Re-Housing Unwanted Furniture

Social Enterprise Is Re-Housing Unwanted Furniture

Weston Mill-based social enterprise Surplus Rescue CIC (Community Interest Company) recycles and finds homes for unwanted furniture. To date, it has received “extensive amounts” of quality second-hand furniture including desks, pedestals, cupboards and office chairs from a former local authority office equipment – and wants to find them a good home.

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