This is the first publication of the RBF-funded Global Interdependence Initiative, which seeks to improve Americans' understanding of global interdependence, and to strengthen public and political support for cooperative international engagement.

Sustainable Development

After a year-long research effort, analyzing the effects of scaling up solar electrification projects in the developing world, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund hosted a conference at The Pocantico Center about financing solar energy in the developing world. This is a brief summary of the results of the research and discussion.


The Rockefeller Brothers Fund's annual Statistical Review provides information on the Fund's investment performance and rate of spending, as well as an overview of program spending, grantmaking, Pocantico activities, human resources data, and an analysis of program spending.

Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF), in collaboration with Cave Canem Foundation, has selected by lottery Cave Canem fellow Christopher Stackhouse to receive a residency at the historic Marcel Breuer House at the Pocantico Center.

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) is pleased to announce the election of Marsha Simms to the Fund's board of trustees, effective March 10, 2010.

The 990-PF form provides information on the RBF’s  assets, liabilities, revenues, charitable distributions, operating and administrative expenses,excise tax computations, and compensation of officers, trustees or directors.