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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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Remarks by Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. Rajiv J. Shah at the Atlanta Opportunity Zones Announcement As delivered on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Met Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Thank you, Eloisa, and thank you Kweku for being here with us and…
The Rockefeller Foundation Designates Atlanta as Newest City in Opportunity Zones Initiative Announces Cities of Service as Community Engagement Lead in National Opportunity Zones Program ATLANTA, July 31, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation and Keisha Lance Bottoms,…
CrossBoundary Energy Access and PowerGen Pioneer Long-Term Mini-Grid Project Financing at Scale Transaction pioneers the use of project finance for rural mini-grids in Africa and provides long-term funding for 60 mini-grids bringing power to over 34,000 people…
The Rockefeller Foundation Launches New Climate and Resilience Initiative; Commits An Initial $8 Million To Continue Supporting Global Network Of Cities And Chief Resilience Officers Brings Total Commitments Made In 2019 for Climate And Resilience To $40 Million ROTTERDAM, July 8, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation today announced a new…
Global Coalition of Cities Launches the ‘Open Mobility Foundation’ Founding Coalition Members Also Include Transportation Leaders, Technology Innovators, Micro-mobility Operators, Civic Organizations, Experts and Advocates Los Angeles – The Open Mobility…
Four Leading Universities and The Rockefeller Foundation Launch Initiative Using Cutting-Edge Data to End Energy Poverty $3.8 Million Grant from The Rockefeller Foundation Will Enable Top Researchers to Use Enhanced Data Modeling to Transform Electricity Systems in Emerging Economies AMSTERDAM, June…

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