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Sep 04, 2014, 13:09 ET

Urban Institute and The Rockefeller Foundation Release Evaluation on Phase One of Rebuild by Design

Today, the Urban Institute and The Rockefeller Foundation released an evaluation of the first phase of Rebuild by Design. The evaluation explores...

Sep 04, 2014, 10:33 ET

The Rockefeller Foundation Recognizes Small Businesses with Innovative Approaches to Youth Hiring

 The Rockefeller Foundation announced today the honorees of the Innovations in Youth Hiring: Small Business Program, which aims to recognize...

Aug 04, 2014, 14:00 ET

The Rockefeller Foundation and USAID Announce $100 Million Global Resilience Partnership in Africa and Asia

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced today a $100 million Global Resilience Partnership...

Jul 25, 2014, 01:05 ET

Abierto el plazo de inscripción para el 100 Resilient Cities Challenge de 2014

- 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation, anuncia la apertura del 2014 100 Resilient Cities Challenge: las...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:05 ET
Jul 24, 2014, 06:05 ET
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100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, anuncia abertura do 100 Resilient Cities Challenge de 2014: cidades de todo o mundo convidadas a participar

Hoje o 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation anunciou que o processo de inscrição do seu 100 Resilient Cities...

Jul 24, 2014, 01:05 ET
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Jul 23, 2014, 07:05 ET

100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered By The Rockefeller Foundation, Announces Opening Of The 2014 100 Resilient Cities Challenge: Cities Worldwide Invited To Apply

Today 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation announced that the 2014 application process of its 100 Resilient Cities...

Jul 07, 2014, 00:00 ET
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Ravi Venkatesan Joins The Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees

The Rockefeller Foundation, now in its second century of advancing the well-being of humanity, today announced the appointment of Ravi Venkatesan...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

Transit Advocates, Community Groups, And Business Organizations Announce New Coalition Effort To Bring Full-Featured Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) To New York City

 New York City transit advocates, community groups, labor unions, and business organizations are coming together to advocate for bringing...

Apr 22, 2014, 12:00 ET

Access To Public Transportation A Top Criterion For Millennials When Deciding Where To Live, New Survey Shows

 A large majority of Millennials want access to better transit options and the ability to be less reliant on a car, according to a new...

Mar 20, 2014, 11:07 ET

Winners of 2013 Wangari Maathai Environmental Award Announced

 The Municipal Arts Society and The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the winners of the 2013 Wangari Maathai Award for Civic...

Dec 02, 2013, 21:38 ET

The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Inaugural Members Of 100 Resilient Cities Network

 The Rockefeller Foundation today announces the first 33 cities selected to join the 100 Resilient Cities network. The cities were selected...

Nov 06, 2013, 11:11 ET
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$10,000 Scholarship to Be Awarded to Environmentally Minded NYC Public School Students

Today the Dr. Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability officially began accepting nominations for 2014. The award for New...

Oct 30, 2013, 15:41 ET

100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation Leaders Named

The Rockefeller Foundation announced today two appointments to the 100 Resilient Cities team, to help spearhead increased urban resilience around...

Oct 29, 2013, 09:00 ET
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The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Judges for 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

Former Presidents Clinton and Obasanjo among Esteemed Panel of Experts  The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the names of seven...

Oct 28, 2013, 10:26 ET

Sir Elton John To Receive Rockefeller Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award At "Celebration of Philanthropy" Event

WHO: Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, will award Sir Elton John this year's Lifetime Achievement Award for his...

Oct 11, 2013, 09:30 ET

The Rockefeller Foundation Honors 2013 Jane Jacobs Medal

Stewards of NYC's public parks, community gardens, trees and urban farms honored Today Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. Judith Rodin...

Oct 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

Sir Elton John to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation today announced that Sir Elton John will be the recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award, which will be conferred...