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Democratic Practice
RBF

Private investment alone cannot provide the resources to ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census.

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development program director Michael Northrop catalogues the surprising breadth and depth of local, regional, and corporate actions announced at the first subnational climate summit.

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RBF
Mission-Aligned Investing

In debunking the misconception that mission-aligned investing lowers expected returns, the paper emphasizes that there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for investors.

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Peacebuilding

Mr. Cammack is a Middle East expert and foreign policy analyst with a distinguished career spanning the government, nonprofit, and academic sectors. He joins the RBF from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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RBF

“The wall that matters already stands: the spiritual wall that divides us a nation and a people.” Stephen Heintz argues that while historic diversity has contributed to the division in our politics, it can also strengthen our democracy.

Ideas
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Democratic Practice

In November 2018 the Fund's board of trustees approved a new strategy to support movement building for systemic reform of democratic institutions to advance economic and racial justice.

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RBF

Accepting the Council on Foundations 2018 Distinguished Service Award, RBF President Stephen Heintz offered remarks on the state of philanthropy in these turbulent times.

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Ideas
Mission-Aligned Investing

In September 2014, the Fund pledged to a two-step process to divest from fossil fuels: we committed to reducing exposure to coal and tar sands to less than one percent by the end of the year. At the same time, we began a comprehensive analysis of our exposure to other fossil fuel investments and began developing a strategy to eliminate the Fund’s exposure to these energy sources as quickly as possible.

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Culpeper Arts & Culture
Pocantico

In addition to participating in a week-long residency to develop a new piece called 'us/we' in tandem with artist José Parlá, the company performed excerpts from their repertoire as well as a preview of new works.

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Photo & Video
RBF
Mission-Aligned Investing

David Rockefeller pledged to auction his collection of art, antiquities, furniture, and other personal items after his death and to distribute the proceeds to a number of charitable organizations. He made a $250 million gift to the RBF, the largest of his philanthropic bequests.

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