The Rockefeller Brothers Fund celebrates the life of founding brother Winthrop Rockefeller in the 1972 annual report. A tribute essay reflects on the life of Mr. Rockefeller from his time in the Texas oil fields, to his philanthropic efforts to support education and health care, and onto his many accomplishments as governor of Arkansas.
In the 1971 annual report, President Dana S. Creel discusses the importance of viewing the nation's problems from a holistic perspective, by understanding that many of the country's issues are interconnected.
The 1970 annual report notes that the Rockefeller Brothers Fund reaches a milestone; a total of more than $100 million has been awarded since the Fund's inception. In 1970 alone, the RBF made more than 232 contributions, totaling over $9.9 million.
The 1969 annual report highlights the Rockefeller Brothers Fund's grantmaking for the year, which included an award given to the Cooperative Assistance Fund, an organization dedicated to increasing the economic and housing opportunities for minority groups.