• 2019 Annual Review

    It was a remarkable year at the RBF that brought to fruition long-term projects, initiatives, and plans that will lay the foundation for our continued efforts and evolution over the next decade and into a new era that has already begun.

Philanthropy for an Interdependent World

Democratic Practice
Advancing a vital and inclusive democracy
Peacebuilding
Advancing just and durable peace
Sustainable Development
Advancing solutions to climate change
China
Advancing healthy and low-carbon development
Western Balkans
Advancing a peaceful, democratic, and European Western Balkans
Culpeper Arts & Culture
Nurturing a vibrant & inclusive arts community in New York City

News and Updates

Can Biden’s ethos of empathy point the way to a new U.S. foreign policy?

Elevating global public health and climate change to core national interests can help to expand our understanding of national security.

We Need a White House Office on Democracy

Democracy reform is not a partisan issue but an existential one.

RBF President Stephen Heintz to BBC: “Americans Have Lost Faith” in Democracy

“Nurturing the culture of civic empathy is hard work and that is the work that lies ahead.”