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We’re a philanthropic foundation that promotes the well-being of humanity by finding and scaling solutions to advance opportunity and reverse the climate crisis.

Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens

On October 10th 2023, Rajiv Shah, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, will publish a new book with stories—from his own career, the 110-year history of the Foundation, and leaders as well as unsung heroes around the world—that reveal it is realistic to be optimistic about our capacity to make large-scale change, and how.

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Historical Impact & Contributions

From our initial grant to the American Red Cross a century ago, The Rockefeller Foundation’s history is marked by bold initiatives, breakthroughs, and unique partnerships, driving transformative change over the past 110 years.