In this short video, Valerie Rockefeller, the chair of the board of trustees, describes how our mission-aligned investment strategy has evolved and deepened, from divesting from fossil fuel holdings to investing in clean and renewable technologies.
The Rockefeller Playhouse and Guest Houses were gifted to the National Trust for Historic Preservation to support the work of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
“Community philanthropy is based on the premise that all communities have their own assets: money, skills, knowledge, networks, etc. When these are pooled together, they build community power and voice.”
The Global Fund for Community Foundations and the Foundation Center’s report illustrates ways to provide people with a greater stake in the investment made in them, as each community member can contribute skills, knowledge, and networks required for positive social change.
Mr. Khan (back row, fifth from the left) on a youth cricket team in Nangahar province, Afghanistan.
Mr. Khan dedicated his life to the struggle for peace and unity and was widely respected in Afghanistan. He was a passionate and courageous leader who bridged divides across communities, worked to empower the marginalized, and believed ardently in a peaceful future for his country.