Our Commitments

For more consequential outcomes, we channel our resources and expertise into a finite set of endeavors to assure measurable and meaningful impact. Our work is focused on improving access to electricity, food, healthcare and economic opportunity. We do that through creative partnerships and innovative investments to extract more value from data and private capital.

Explore Our Commitments

  • Clean Energy We accelerate access to and consumption of reliable, renewable electricity in underserved, low-income communities worldwide, empowering hundreds of millions of people while building the climate-smart energy system of the future.
  • Health For over 100 years, we’ve worked to advance the fields of public health and medical science to improve health outcomes for all people, everywhere.
  • Food Advancing a more nourishing, regenerative and equitable food system.
  • Economic Equity Our vision is that every working person in America should be able to meet the basic needs of their families – and have a path to a better future.
  • Emerging Frontiers We aim to accelerate the impact of our programmatic work through impact investing, data science, technology, and innovation to the greatest inequities in the world.
Smiling healthy children in Asia.

Solving Global Challenges with Lasting Impact

We improve lives and the planet, and unleash human potential, through innovation. We are dedicated to the principle that all men and women – dignified and resilient as they are – have the right to health, food, power and economic mobility. We seek to advance those goals with a better use of science and data and through collaboration with partners and grantees. By identifying and accelerating breakthrough solutions, ideas and conversations, The Rockefeller Foundation works to improve the well-being of people everywhere.

A Deep and Lasting Commitment To Fight Covid-19 and All Future Pandemics

From the earliest months, we have championed a national Covid-19 testing plan and improved access to tests and treatments for all. The Rockefeller Foundation is now redoubling its efforts to catalyze a recovery from this crisis that delivers a more equitable and sustainable recovery.

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Recent Updates

Dec 15 2020
Matter of Impact
Forget the New Normal: Let’s Head to an Inclusive Future
Oct 29 2020
Blog Post
$1 Billion for a Green and Equitable Recovery
Jun 29 2020
Building Trust in the Navajo Nation to Scale Up Covid-19 Testing
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