News & Updates

2017 Annual Review: Imperfect Arcs of Progress

Have we got a long way to go? Absolutely. But we have proven we can recover from setbacks, regroup, rethink, and set out anew on the struggle for peace, social justice, and environmental sustainability.

Expansion of The Pocantico Center Will Nurture Arts, Philanthropy, and Local Community

The Rockefeller Playhouse and Guest Houses were gifted to the National Trust for Historic Preservation to support the work of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

National Security Expert Sally Donnelly Joins the Fund as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow

With experience as a reporter on foreign affairs and work as a senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense, Ms. Donnelly will be an insightful thought partner in the Fund's support for innovative solutions to global challenges and conflict transformation.

Stephen Heintz to Co-Chair Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship

RBF President Stephen Heintz will co-chair a project of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to explore evolving concepts of citizenship and examine how citizens interact with democratic institutions in an effort to promote increased civic participation in the United States.

Talking Transparency: The Case for Sharing What We're Learning

We are proud to add our program reports and third-party evaluations to Foundation Center's IssueLab as part of their #OpenForGood campaign, which provides open access to the philanthropic sector's research and learning.

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