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The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission—unchanged since 1913—is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Today the Foundation advances new frontiers of science, data, policy, and innovation to solve global challenges related to health, food, power, and economic mobility. As a science-driven philanthropy focused on building collaborative relationships with partners and grantees, The Rockefeller Foundation seeks to inspire and foster large-scale human impact that promotes the well-being of humanity by identifying and accelerating breakthrough solutions, ideas and conversations.

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Co-Impact Announces $80 Million in Grants Aimed at Improving The Lives of 9 Million People in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America Co-Impact collaborative includes core partners Richard Chandler, Bill and Melinda Gates, Jeff Skoll, The Rockefeller Foundation, and – most recently – Rohini and Nandan Nilekani.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts In Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation Announces 2019 Grantees of The Lincoln Center Cultural Innovation Fund Recipients Receive Support for Innovative Community-Based Cultural Programs in South Bronx and Central Brooklyn NEW YORK, NY (January 10, 2019) — Lincoln Center for the Performing…
African Civil Society Organization (CSO) Excellence Awards Announces Panel of Evaluators DAKAR, Sénégal, December 11, 2018– EPIC-Africa (www.epic-africa.org), the pan-African organization using innovations in technology to bring greater visibility and transparency to the African philanthropy…
Independent Evaluation Finds 100 Resilient Cities Moving Transformation in Cities Across The Globe Urban Institute Midterm Evaluation Report Finds 100RC – A Grantee of The Rockefeller Foundation – Is Helping Cities Break Down Internal Silos And Move Toward…
10 Community Organizations Receive $1M Each to Improve Economic Opportunity With $10M in Funding From The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Communities Thrive Challenge Grantees From Missoula, MT to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Will…
The Rockefeller Foundation Names David B. Mitchell as New Managing Director for Health Operations NEW YORK—The Rockefeller Foundation today announced that David B. Mitchell has been named managing director of operations for the Foundation’s Health initiative. Mr. Mitchell comes…

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