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Peacebuilding

The Peacebuilding program team took inspiration from a wide range of peacebuilders. Some are internationally acclaimed figures, others are the less well-known but equally inspiring partners whom the Peacebuilding staff is privileged to work with and learn from.

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Less than 2 percent of philanthropic dollars spent in the past decade have been dedicated to efforts to advance voting, promote civic participation, strengthen government, support the news media, and pursue other work that ensures our democracy is functioning well.

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The RBF will allocate additional $48 million over five years to advance racial justice, democracy, and equitable low-carbon capitalism.

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We should all use this time to pause and reflect on the ongoing struggle for racial justice and to raise our consciousness about how we interact with each other in the various spaces we exist.

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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship, co-chaired by Rockefeller Brothers Fund President Stephen Heintz, launched its final report with recommendations to reinvent U.S. democracy to be more representative, responsive, and effective.

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The killing of George Floyd is the latest painful chapter in a brutal history America too often tries to dismiss and for too long has failed to overcome. We must act together to protect our common humanity.

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Mission-Aligned Investing

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund turned its back on the source of family wealth—and reaped the returns.

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Mission-Aligned Investing

Corporate Knights magazine celebrates companies that catalyzed green solutions in the 50 years since the first Earth Day.

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A collection of resources, including details on the U.S. CARES Act, tailored specifically to nonprofits navigating the crisis.

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Mission-Aligned Investing

As part of the RBF's efforts to better align our investment practices with our mission, we have set a new goal to invest 25 percent of our endowment with firms majority-owned by people of color and women.

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