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Sep 24, 2013, 08:00 ET Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to Build Resilience in 100 Cities Announced Today

 Today, during the opening plenary of the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, President Bill Clinton announced a global...


Apr 10, 2013, 10:30 ET Rockefeller Foundation Announces $1.2M Grant To Support Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) In Four U.S. Cities

The Rockefeller Foundation today announced a $1.2M, four-city project to support local efforts to build Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in Boston,...


Jan 18, 2013, 09:00 ET Rockefeller Foundation Announces support for RE.invest Initiative

Obama Administration cheers initiative to provide up to $3 million in seed money for public-private partnerships in cities across America...


Jul 26, 2011, 08:57 ET Sania Nishtar to Receive Innovation Award from the Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation today unveiled the names of the individuals and institutions that will be honored as part of its first annual Innovation...


Jul 26, 2011, 08:52 ET 'Kiva Kids' of Wickman Elementary School to Receive Young Innovator Award From the Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the names of the individuals and institutions that will be honored as part of its first annual...


Jul 26, 2011, 08:30 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Annual 'Innovation Forum' to Explore Challenges Facing the World's Poor and Vulnerable

The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the launch of its annual Innovation Forum, an unprecedented new program aimed at identifying the root...


Jul 13, 2010, 12:50 ET The Rockefeller Foundation & Yale University Political Science Professor Jacob Hacker to Launch the 'Economic Security Index' - A New Measure of Economic Risk for American Families

To Be Released: New Statistics on Percentage of American Families with a 25% or Greater Income Loss in 2010 The Rockefeller Foundation & Yale...


Dec 07, 2007, 00:00 ET Rockefeller Foundation Announces First Award Recipients of NYC Cultural Innovation Fund

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin announced today the first award recipients of the Foundation's...


Aug 09, 2007, 01:00 ET Rockefeller Foundation Announces $70 Million Commitment to Climate Change Resilience

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin announced today a $70 million commitment to a new...


Nov 25, 2004, 00:00 ET Severe Shortages of Health Workers Threaten Health Initiatives

LONDON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study has for the first time quantified the dangerous scarcity of health care workers around the globe,...