Promoting the well-being of humanity throughout the world by

Making Opportunity Universal and Sustainable

Featured Videos

  • The Rockefeller Foundation: Making Opportunity Universal and Sustainable

  • What is Good Food?

  • Russell Technology Business Incubator – Helping Louisville’s Black Businesses Thrive

  • 17 Rooms

Solving Global Challenges with Lasting Impact

Our Mission

We improve lives and the planet, and unleash human potential, through innovation. We are dedicated to the principle that all men and women – dignified and resilient as they are – have the right to health, food, power and economic mobility. We seek to advance those goals with a better use of science and data and through collaboration with partners and grantees. By pursuing the big bets humanity needs, The Rockefeller Foundation is making opportunity universal and sustainable.

Our Impact

  • 1billion

    reach 1 billion people with reliable, renewable electricity

  • 40million

    expand access to food that nourishes 40 million people and regenerates the environment

  • 90%

    vaccinate 90% of at-risk populations against Covid-19

Our Commitments

For more consequential outcomes, we channel our resources and expertise into a finite set of endeavors to assure measurable and meaningful impact. Our work is focused on improving access to electricity, food, healthcare and economic opportunity. We do that through creative partnerships and innovative investments to extract more value from data and private capital.

  • Clean Energy We accelerate the delivery of reliable, renewable electricity to hundreds of millions of people in underserved, low-income communities worldwide.
  • Health We work to advance the fields of public health and medical science to improve outcomes for all people, everywhere.
  • Food We are working to create a more nutritious, equitable and regenerative food system.
  • Economic Equity We are dedicated to ensuring every American working family can meet its basic needs and have a path to a better future.
  • Emerging Frontiers We aim to accelerate the impact of our programmatic work by applying impact investing, science, technology, and innovation to the greatest inequities in the world.
Featured Initiative

Global Vaccination Initiative

At The Rockefeller Foundation, we aim to develop effective Covid-19 vaccination strategies that can bring an end to this pandemic, while strengthening health systems to become more resilient to potential future Covid-19 outbreaks and other public health threats.


Recent Updates