News & Updates

Protestors wearing COVID-19 face coverings march across the Brooklyn Bridge and hold signs that read "Justice for George Floyd" and "Love and Peace"

Rockefeller Brothers Fund Increases Spending to Seize ‘Hinge Moment in History’

The RBF will allocate additional $48 million over five years to advance racial justice, democracy, and equitable low-carbon capitalism.
National Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (NJCF) founder Ben Haith created the Juneteenth flag in 1997 to commemorate the day when news of Emancipation finally reached enslaved people in Texas on June 19, 1865.

Juneteenth 2020

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.
Photo by Fibonacci Blue.

A Hinge Moment in History

The killing of George Floyd is the latest painful chapter in a brutal history America too often tries to dismiss and for too long has failed to overcome. We must act together to protect our common humanity.
Photo by Eneas De Troya.

COVID-19 Resources for Grantees and Nonprofits

A collection of resources, including details on the U.S. CARES Act, tailored specifically to nonprofits navigating the crisis.
Emergency responders don protective equipment during training for the transportation isolation system, which can be used to safely transport patients with diseases like novel coronavirus. Photo by Cody R. Miller, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force.

Our Response to COVID-19: Resources and Opportunities

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.