News & Updates

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RBF Divestment Named “Top Business Move That Helped the Planet”

Corporate Knights magazine celebrates companies that catalyzed green solutions in the 50 years since the first Earth Day.
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.
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Photo by Matthew Henry.

Our Commitment to Support Diversity in the Investment Sector

As part of the RBF's efforts to better align our investment practices with our mission, we have set a new goal to invest 25 percent of our endowment with firms majority-owned by people of color and women.
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.
Four people wearing headphones sit at a museum exhibition, looking at images and listening to sound from its historic archive.

At the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, RBF staff and trustees experienced the soundscape of a civil rights-era lunch counter sit-in.

History, Democracy, and Justice: Reflecting on a Trustee Trip to the American South

The movement leaders we met with emphasized the need for long-term investment in a vision of a post-patriarchal, pluralistic democracy to advance the goals of economic, racial, and environmental justice.