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Mission-Aligned Investing

A new report, 'Mission-Aligned Investing: How We Assess Our Progress,' focuses on impact and ESG investing and active ownership.

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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.

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RBF

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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Sustainable Development
RBF

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

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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News & Announcements
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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News & Announcements
Program Impact
Sustainable Development
Mission-Aligned Investing

In this short video, Valerie Rockefeller, the chair of the board of trustees, describes how our mission-aligned investment strategy has evolved and deepened, from divesting from fossil fuel holdings to investing in clean and renewable technologies.

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