News & Updates

1956 Annual Review

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.

1954–1955 Annual Review

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.

1951–1953 Annual Review

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.

1941–1950 Annual Review

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.