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RBF

How can foundation philanthropy disentangle itself from the vast infrastructure of economic inequality that gave birth to it? How can we help correct the economic balance so that capitalism serves democracy—not the other way around?

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Sustainable Development

Reflections on the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance Annual Meeting in Helsinki.

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Pocantico

The National Trust site hosts digital collections and specially-curated exhibitions, including a debut exhibit of portraits from Kykuit by John Singer Sargent, Andy Warhol, and other artists.

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Culpeper Arts & Culture
Pocantico

The Pocantico Center will adapt the historic Rockefeller Orangerie for cultural and sustainability programming.

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Culpeper Arts & Culture
Pocantico

The Pocantico Center summer performance series brings the best of New York City arts and culture to the lawn of Kykuit. Performances in 2019 include Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Dance Lab NY, PAGE 73, and more. (Photo: Jeremy McQueen’s The Black Iris Project 2017 performance.)

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Mission-Aligned Investing

In partnership with Agility and individual fund managers, the RBF seeks to develop and refine approaches to assessing the nonfinancial outcomes of our mission-aligned investing.

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Philanthropic Stewardship
RBF

A new report by Bolder Advocacy explains how nonprofits can use advocacy and clarifies the rules for private and public foundations who support those efforts.

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Publication
Western Balkans

A new Western Balkans program team examined the current state of affairs in the region and recalibrated our grantmaking guidelines to prioritize democratic practice and peacebuilding efforts.

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Western Balkans

The envelope-pushing satire about the challenges and paradoxes of inclusion in the Balkans made its U.S. premiere in March.

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Democratic Practice
Sustainable Development
Mission-Aligned Investing

"The climate crisis is really the forcing mechanism: it is so big, so existential, so serious. But it reveals these bigger issues around humanity—the sense of fairness and justice and equality. Unless we reestablish an ethos of caring and sharing as a way of acting on this planet, we’re not going to solve this crisis.”

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