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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 07, 2014, 00:00 ET 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...


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 $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 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...


Oct 02, 2013, 08:00 ET Yifei Li Joins The Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees

 The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, today announced the appointment of Chinese businesswoman Yifei Li to...


Aug 05, 2013, 08:00 ET Rockefeller Foundation Opens 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge to Cities Worldwide

 The Rockefeller Foundation today announced the application process for its 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge has officially opened...


Jul 25, 2013, 17:03 ET Michael Berkowitz to Join The Rockefeller Foundation

Risk Management Expert to Lead 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation,...


Jul 10, 2013, 11:16 ET La Fondation Rockefeller rassemble des leaders mondiaux pour se concentrer sur le potentiel de l'agriculture africaine

- Événement dynamique marquant le centenaire de la Fondation et visant à mettre en avant des innovations déterminantes La Fondation...


Jun 18, 2013, 11:25 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Winners of the 2013 Centennial Innovation Challenge

 The Rockefeller Foundation has selected 10 Winners of the 2013 Centennial Innovation Challenge, a competition launched in search of solutions...


Jun 12, 2013, 14:22 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Appoints Dr. Fred Boltz as a Managing Director

Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, announced today that Dr. Fred Boltz has been appointed to the role of Managing Director...


Jun 10, 2013, 09:05 ET State and Local Governments Receive Assistance to Launch Social Impact Bond Projects Across the Country

The Rockefeller Foundation and the Social Impact Bond Technical Assistance Lab (SIB Lab) at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) today announced the...


May 14, 2013, 07:00 ET La Rockefeller Foundation lanza un reto para construir la mejor adaptación en 100 ciudades de todo el mundo

- Se anuncia el 100 Resilient Cities Challenge el día del centenario de la fundación - La fundación cuenta con 100 millones para la...


May 14, 2013, 07:00 ET La Fundación Rockefeller lanza desafío para desarrollar una mayor resiliencia en 100 ciudades de todo el mundo

   La Fundación Rockefeller, con un siglo a sus espaldas de inversión en innovación y como uno de los líderes en...