Annual Reviews: 1990-1999

1999 Annual Review

The 1999 Annual Review includes a message from President Colin G. Campbell on key developments at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, including the merger between the RBF and the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.


1998 Annual Review

The 1998 annual report includes an in-depth essay from Chairman Steven Rockefeller highlighting key developments at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, including the organization's relocation to a new environmentally responsible headquarters.  The report also notes, the RBF’s largest grantmaking efforts made in the areas of environmental protection and sustainable development, and the Fund’s educational efforts in both New York and South Africa.


1997 Annual Review

"Opportunities" is the theme of Chairman Abby O'Neill's message in the 1997 annual review. Chairman O'Neill, whose tenure came to a close this year, reflects on how the Rockefeller Brothers Fund best utilized the opportunities to learn and make an impact to advance its work. Also included, is an essay by President Colin G. Campbell on the value of forging partnerships with other organizations.


1996 Annual Review

Chairman Abby O'Neill reasons that family foundations have a responsibility to the American public to not just "do good" but to do it "well" in an essay in the 1996 annual review.  Also, President Colin G. Campbell takes a look at how responsible philanthropy means "finding balance" between the various aspects involved in the grantmaking process.


1995 Annual Review

The 1995 annual review includes a message from President Colin G. Campbell discussing the Rockefeller Brother Fund's "Project on World Security."  Also highlighted are the RBF's many innovative grantees including Solar Electric Light Fund, which received a Sustainable Resource Use grant for equipping homes in developing countries with electricity through the use of solar panels.


1994 Annual Review

Chairman Abby O'Neill discusses key developments at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, including the opening of the Pocantico Conference Center and the RBF's strong commitment to environmental preservation, in the 1994 annual review. President Colin G. Campbell addresses the necessity of providing continued support and attention to the nonprofit sector.


1993 Annual Review

Chairman Abby O'Neill highlights key developments at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund including the 35th anniversary of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation in the 1993 annual review. A message from President Colin G. Campbell discusses the RBF's strategy for dealing with environmental concerns and raising awareness about the responsible use of natural resources across the globe.


1992 Annual Review

The 1992 annual review includes a message from Chairman Abby O’Neill on key developments at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund including its growing relationship with the Asian Cultural Council.  A message from President Colin G. Campbell discusses the challenges of and strategies for supporting public school education reform. 


1991 Annual Review

The 1991 annual review includes a message from Chairman David Rockefeller Jr. announcing key developments of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund including a ten-day trip by the Fund's trustees and senior staff to visit grantees in central Europe.  A message from President Colin G. Campbell outlines ways in which the RBF is committed to helping east-central European countries handle political, economic, and societal challenges.


1990 Annual Review

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund celebrates the beginning of its 50th anniversary year in this 1990 annual review. Chairman David Rockefeller Jr. takes a look back at how the Fund first began at the family's home in Pocantico Hills and discusses how the Fund has evolved over the years.  Also included, is a message from President Colin G. Campbell noting the RBF's many accomplishments.