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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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The Rockefeller Foundation Launches $5.5 Million Opportunity Zone Community Capacity Building Initiative for Select U.S. Cities; Newark, N.J. is First City Selected, with Co-Funding from Prudential Financial NEWARK, NJ, May 21, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation today announced an initiative to help U.S. cities attract responsible private investment in economically-distressed communities through…
Leapfrog Breaks Impact Investing Record With $700M Emerging Markets Fund Largest equity fund by a dedicated impact manager, targets 70 million low-income consumers New York-LeapFrog Investments has announced the largest-ever private equity fund by a…
New Campaign Asks: What Would the World Look Like #WithoutMom? Ahead of Mother’s Day, celebrities, political leaders, and grassroots advocates join The Rockefeller Foundation to urge greater action to end preventable maternal deaths WASHINGTON, DC,…
Innovative Consortium Reduces Post-Harvest Loss and Food Waste Washington and Ames  – Food loss and waste is a global problem that negatively impacts the bottom line of businesses and farmers, particularly small-holder farmers,…
New Report Shows Chinese Philanthropy Sector Has Quadrupled to USD 23.4 Billion Since 2009 Landmark study unpacks key trends in Chinese philanthropy, identifies unique strengths and untapped opportunities for strategic engagement with international organisations 5 April 2019, New York…
New Partnership to Boost Food Security in Africa by Use of Artificial Intelligence Atlas AI and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Come Together to Use Artificial Intelligence and Satellite Imagery to Measure and Predict…

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