News & Updates

A sign posted on a fence reads, "Stop Asian Hate"

Rejecting Bigotry at Every Intersection

We stand in solidarity with our Asian American colleagues, partners, and neighbors in the struggle against racism and misogyny.

(Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of State.)

How to Get America and Iran Back to the Negotiating Table

Either as a nonproliferation tool or as a starting point for regional dialogue, there is no serious alternative other than returning to the 2015 JCPOA.
Heather McGhee and the cover of her book, The Sum of Us, which has a painting of two children, one Black and one White, at a swimming pool

The Sum of Us cover courtesy of Penguin Random House.

In new book, RBF Trustee Heather McGhee Examines the Costs of Racism

McGhee’s book, The Sum of Us, chronicles her journey around the country to explore the social and economic gains that result when people unite across racial divides.
A microphone in the foreground with a large crowd assembled outside, out of focus in the background. Maricic

Building an Anti-racist, Anti-sexist Institution

At our November board meeting, the RBF Board of Trustees approved a new statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion that acknowledges our personal and institutional roles in the history of oppression that we are seeking to dismantle.
A portrait of two women sitting at a table in the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's office.

Oma Lee and Danxi Shen, young professionals from China’s growing philanthropic sector, who spent six months in the United States as the 2018 Richard Rockefeller Fellows.

The RBF Joins in Support of the China–U.S. Scholars Program

It is our hope that the one-time fellowship—and the academic collaboration it facilitates—will inspire the resumption of government-support for future people-to-people exchanges between the China and the United States.