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Welcome to The Rockefeller Foundation’s News and Media page. Here you will find press releases, speeches, and coverage of our work in the news. We also encourage you to visit our blog for the latest updates on our work around the world.

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The Rockefeller Foundation Appoints Three Esteemed Individuals to Board of Trustees Financial Expert Mellody Hobson, Humanities Advocate Sharon Percy Rockefeller and International Strategist Admiral James Stavridis will join the Board of Trustees   NEW YORK—The Rockefeller …
The Economist’s Matthew Bishop Joins The Rockefeller Foundation Bishop will lead effort to convene around solutions to large-scale global challenges   NEW YORK—The Rockefeller Foundation today announced that Matthew Bishop, a senior writer …
Rockefeller, Open Society, and Ford Foundations Announce Efforts to Help Puerto Rico Rebound and Rebuild Working with Puerto Rico’s Philanthropic, Business, Government, and NGO Sectors, Local Leaders Will Create Blueprint for a Long-Term, Resilient and Equitable Recovery Modeled After Hurricane …
Leading Philanthropists Announce Co-Impact, a Global Collaborative for Systems Change, With U.S. $500 Million in Planned Initial Funding Initial core partners include Richard Chandler, Bill and Melinda Gates, Jeff Skoll, Romesh and Kathy Wadhwani, and The Rockefeller Foundation   Co-Impact will make large …
Hotel Industry Teams Up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste 12-Week Pilot Program Results in 10 Percent Decrease in Food Waste NEW YORK—Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), …
In an Effort to Bridge Political Divide, The Rockefeller Foundation Grants $1M to StoryCorps to Spark Meaningful Conversations between Opposing Viewpoints New undertaking will be archived at the Library of Congress   NEW YORK—The Rockefeller Foundation today announced a $1 million grant to StoryCorps to launch …

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