News & Updates

Stephen Heintz to Co-Chair Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship

RBF President Stephen Heintz will co-chair a project of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to explore evolving concepts of citizenship and examine how citizens interact with democratic institutions in an effort to promote increased civic participation in the United States.

RBF President Joins National Security Figures in Calling for U.S. to Preserve Iran Deal

More than 100 current and former military officers, senior government officials, and other national security figures issued a public statement today urging the United States to maintain its commitment to the Iran Deal.
2018 Richard Rockefeller Fellows

Oma Lee (left) and Danxi Shen (right), the 2018 Richard Rockefeller Fellows.

2018 Richard Rockefeller Fellows Bring Chinese Philanthropy Insights to the U.S.

With expertise in Chinese charity law and private foundation grantmaking, Oma Lee and Danxi Shen will explore American social sector best practices over the course of a six-month program at the Fund’s New York City office.

Talking Transparency: The Case for Sharing What We're Learning

We are proud to add our program reports and third-party evaluations to Foundation Center's IssueLab as part of their #OpenForGood campaign, which provides open access to the philanthropic sector's research and learning.

New York City Announces Plan to Divest from Fossil Fuels

New York City’s mayor and comptroller announced plans to sell $5 billion in fossil fuels from the city’s retirement funds, making it the largest American municipality to divest to date.

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