The establishment of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, which honors of the late president of the Philippines, is announced in the 1957 annual report. A special studies project entitled America at Mid-Century , which explores the problems and opportunities facing the nation during the upcoming decade, is also introduced.
The 1956 annual report documents tremendous growth at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, which more than doubled its grantmaking since the previous year. Noteworthy grants include a major award to the Museum of Modern Art in support of an international art exchange program and the support of an institution established to test new mental health treatments.
In this two-year annual report, covering 1954–1955, changes in the Board's officers and trustees are noted. It also includes an overview of major grants awarded in the areas of international relations, strengthened national life, and mental health.
This three-year report addresses the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s decision to support several new undertakings which were of particular interest to the founding trustees. These include human relations, international relations, and the development of human and natural resources.
After a decade in operation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund released its first report. An introductory essay outlines the Fund's philanthropic philosophy and highlights its goals and objectives. The report notes that over the decade the Fund's largest grants were given in the fields of relief, rehabilitation, and morale services toward war and post-war efforts.