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Sustainable Development
Mission-Aligned Investing

A new anthology tells the stories of impact investors and entrepreneurs, climate litigants, frontline defenders, and environmental advocates and activists who have opened pathways to a more sustainable development path.

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Democratic Practice
Sustainable Development
Grantmaking
RBF

This year, the RBF committed nearly $9 million in additional funds to support 11 grantees, including both long-term partners and new organizations, coalitions, and initiatives.

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Culpeper Arts & Culture
Mission-Aligned Investing

Upstart Co-Lab's The Guide: what cultural institutions need to know about investing for values and mission describes how impact investing can help cultural organizations multiply their impact and invest in the creative economy.

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Peacebuilding

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

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Democratic Practice

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

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Democratic Practice
RBF

“Repairing the fabric of our democracy will require extraordinary stewardship by leaders across society.”

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Mission-Aligned Investing

The journey we have taken to deploy our endowment investments for greater sustainability has led us to a broader realization that the impact of our institutional decisions and practices can bolster and extend the social change efforts of our grantees.

Ideas
RBF

As a result of a generous bequest from the estate of David Rockefeller, the Fund’s 2019 grantmaking budget increased by more than 10 percent over the previous year.

Explainer
RBF

After years of research and planning, in late 2019 the RBF selected the region encompassing El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras as the focus for a new “pivotal place” program. Aguilar will work with civil society organizations and other stakeholders to shape the program to address the most pressing issues facing the region. The program is expected to begin grantmaking in earnest in mid-2021.

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Democratic Practice
RBF

The letter reflects an unprecedented consensus among national, state, and local grantmakers and philanthropic institutions.

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