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We at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund are leveraging our resources to the fullest extent possible to support these efforts to respond to the health, social, and economic impacts of the coronavirus spread in our community and around the world. We urge other funders—and all others who are able—to join us in supporting nonprofits who are rising to the occasion during this once-in-a-generation crisis.

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Democratic Practice
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The movement leaders we met with emphasized the need for long-term investment in a vision of a post-patriarchal, pluralistic democracy to advance the goals of economic, racial, and environmental justice.

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Pocantico

Given the swiftly evolving spread of COVID-19, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund has made the difficult decision to close our offices, including The Pocantico Center, beginning Wednesday, March 11, until further notice.

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An excerpt from the new anthology "Democracy Unchained: How to Rebuild Government for the People," released today by The New Press. Are those who have profited from our current economic system in a position to challenge its fundamental, undemocratic premises?

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Mission-Aligned Investing

Informed by a new report from the Knight Foundation, several foundations have begun to explore how we can better support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the investment space.

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Philanthropic Stewardship
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The enduring challenges we face today require us to elevate lived experience and value it with the same enthusiasm and passion that we have historically valued learned knowledge.

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Sustainable Development

It’s time to support these young people as they wake up their elders. It may be the only thing that saves us. See you in the streets. I’ll be there, marching beside my daughter.

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Sustainable Development
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The RBF tracks its annual electric and transportation energy use and counteracts the calculated total greenhouse gas emissions through carbon offsets.

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Mission-Aligned Investing

With $12.5 million in initial funding, the TPF will begin making grants in 2020 to support the growth and integrity of impact investing.

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Mission-Aligned Investing

The report surveys all philanthropies that have signed the Divest-Invest pledge since 2014.

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