Our Mission in Action
Since 1913, The Rockefeller Foundation and its partners have made big bets to break down barriers to progress and improve billions of lives with advances in public health, food, energy, and finance. Here are our stories:
- CURRENT ISSUE: MATTER OF IMPACT
We turn to potent collaborations to think outside the box and drive change in this era of climate decision.
- Matter of ImpactAchieving Lasting Impact Every day, The Rockefeller Foundation, grantees, and partners make the world measurably and sustainably healthier, more nourished, and empowered. See how.
- Matter of ImpactJoining the Fight to Combat Crises From searching for lost children in Ukraine or supporting civil society in Iran, see how our grantees respond to a range of crises and support vulnerable communities in urgent need.
- Matter of ImpactStubbornly Optimistic About Progress Why are we optimistic? Because our grantees are rethinking school lunches, building trust with wastewater projects, supporting employee ownership, and more.
Committed Grants Explore our current and past funding priorities aimed at fostering and enhancing human potential. Current Initiatives From energy, food, health, and innovation, investigate our current global focus areas. Reports We believe in metrics, not only to celebrate successes, but to find ways to do better. Read our reports.
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.