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14 May, 2013, 07:00 ET A Fundação Rockefeller lança desafio para desenvolver uma maior resiliência em 100 cidades ao redor do mundo

Enraizado em um século de investimento em inovação e, como líder no campo crescente da resiliência, a...


14 May, 2013, 07:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Challenge to Build Greater Resilience in 100 Cities around the World

 Rooted in a century of investing in innovation, and as a leader in the growing field of resilience, today the Rockefeller Foundation...


09 May, 2013, 17:53 ET La Fondation Rockefeller annonce une nouvelle initiative visant à créer des emplois numériques en Afrique

- Elle engage près de 100 millions de dollars pour influer sur un million de vies dans six pays grâce à sa capacité de...


06 May, 2013, 13:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Fellows for Inaugural Global Fellowship Program on Social Innovation

The Rockefeller Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural Fellows for the 2013 Rockefeller Foundation Global Fellowship Program on Social...


14 Mar, 2013, 10:30 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Honors 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal Winners

Now accepting nominations for 2013 Jane Jacobs Medals Today Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. Judith Rodin is awarding the recipients of...


12 Mar, 2013, 10:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Publishes First Book in its Centennial Series - Beyond Charity: A Century of Philanthropic Innovation - and Announces Launch of Rockefeller Archive Center's Online Exhibit, 100 Years: The Rockefeller Foundation

Book Explores the Vivid Stories and Fascinating Characters that Helped Shape the Foundation and Modern Philanthropy; Includes Foreword by President...


05 Mar, 2013, 14:49 ET The Rockefeller Foundation announces $2 million grant for new effort to improve public health and ecosystem integrity

Today, The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $2 million grant to the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society in support of the Health &...


14 Feb, 2013, 10:42 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Selects New York City Students for Inaugural Wangari Maathai Environmental Award

The Rockefeller Foundation announced today the winners of the 2012 Wangari Maathai Award for Civic Participation in Sustainability, an annual...


11 Feb, 2013, 08:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches the 2013 Centennial Innovation Challenge

New competition seeks to award grants to innovators who are transforming the livelihoods of informal workers The Rockefeller Foundation...


10 Oct, 2012, 12:16 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Honors 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal Winners

Community development pioneer honored for lifetime leadership, homeless advocate lauded for re-shaping our city, and new innovations in technology...


11 Jul, 2012, 14:41 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Appoints Neill Coleman as Vice President, Global Communications

 Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, today announced that Neill Coleman has been appointed Vice President, Global...


10 Jul, 2012, 12:58 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Gives Nearly $3 Million to Support Local New York City Artists

Themes of earned income and cultural equity among 2012 NYC Cultural Innovation Fund Competition Winners  Today The Rockefeller...


26 Jun, 2012, 11:26 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Announces 8 Winners of the 2012 Innovation Challenges from Innovation Forum 2011

 The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, today unveiled the names of the individuals that have been chosen...


25 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET J. Carl Ganter Receives Innovation Award from The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, today unveiled the names of the individuals and institutions that will be...


25 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET Ratan N. Tata Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, today unveiled the names of the individuals and institutions that will be...


25 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET Design for Change Receives Innovation Award from The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, today unveiled the names of the individuals and institutions that will be...


25 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation to Host Annual 'Innovation Forum' to Explore How the Benefits of New Technologies Can Positively Impact the World's Poor

 The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, announces that it will be hosting its annual Innovation Forum tomorrow...


25 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET Sir Ronald Cohen Receives Innovation Award from The Rockefeller Foundation

 The Rockefeller Foundation, celebrating 100 years of global innovation, today unveiled the names of the individuals and institutions that will...


19 Apr, 2012, 09:00 ET The Rockefeller Foundation Launches Global Centennial Initiative to Identify and Pursue Innovative Solutions for the Next 100 Years

Kick-off Event Taking Place in Washington, D.C. Will Focus on Building Resilience to Global Challenges  The Rockefeller...


09 Apr, 2012, 13:55 ET Rockefeller Foundation Asks New York City to Nominate Next Jane Jacobs Medal Recipients

The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that it is opening the public nominating process for the 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal – awarded to two...