News & Updates

RBF President Stephen Heintz to Receive Council on Foundations Distinguished Service Award

First presented in 1984, the Award “highlights those who not only have accomplished a great deal in the field of philanthropy, but have done so while exemplifying the intellect, integrity, and leadership to which the field aspires.”
Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of State.

RBF President Stephen Heintz Joins Call to Engage in Diplomacy with Iran

The National Coalition to Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Weapon on Sunday released a statement calling on President Trump to temper his administration's unilateral pressure on Iran with diplomatic engagement.

Lage Lund Quartet Presents New Jazz Works to Pocantico Audience

In July, acclaimed jazz guitarist Lage Lund performed at The Pocantico Center, kicking off a week-long summer composition residency cohosted by The Jazz Gallery.
Source: The Global Fossil Fuel Divestment and Clean Energy Investment Movement 2018 Report by Arabella Advisors.

Global Divestment Movement Continues to Accelerate

Divestment from the global fossil fuels industry has increased nearly twelve thousand percent over the last four years, a recent report from Arabella Advisors and DivestInvest finds.

The philanthropic pledge represents a broad global commitment to accelerate proven climate and clean energy strategies and spur the innovation and adoption of promising climate solutions.

Rockefeller Brothers Fund Joins $4 Billion Pledge to Combat Climate Change

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has joined with 28 other foundations and individual philanthropists to commit a collective $4 billion over the next five years to combat climate change.

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