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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 Names Maria Santos Valentin as New General Counsel NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 —The Rockefeller Foundation today announced that Maria Santos Valentin has been named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for the Foundation. Valentin…
The Rockefeller Foundation Names Steve VanRoekel, Former White House Chief Information Officer, as Chief Operating Officer NEW YORK, March 13, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation today announced that Steve VanRoekel has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation after serving as…
MacArthur Commits $150 Million in Catalytic Capital to Help Address Critical Social Challenges The Rockefeller Foundation and Omidyar Network Join­­ New Catalytic Capital Consortium, Call for More Flexible Impact Investments and More Collaboration Chicago, IL, March 12,…
Quantified Ventures Announces First Publicly-Issued Environmental Impact Bond For City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management $14M Environmental Impact Bond, organized and supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, Quantified Ventures and Neighborly, aims to revitalize communities in the Proctor Creek Watershed area…
The Rockefeller Foundation Establishes Atlas AI – New Startup to Generate Actionable Intelligence on Global Development Challenges Atlas AI appoints Victoria Coleman as CEO, most recently CTO of Wikimedia Foundation NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation today marked the…
CrossBoundary Mini-Grid Facility Announces First Close with The Rockefeller Foundation and Ceniarth Groundbreaking facility unlocking private capital for mini-grids in Africa, providing grid-quality power to rural households and businesses First close on initial $16m facility to provide…

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