Tag: The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation Commits to Divesting from Fossil Fuels

The Rockefeller Foundation announces a commitment to divesting its $5 billion endowment from existing fossil fuel interests while refraining from future fossil fuel investments. The Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently approved this new policy, prompting the Foundation’s investment team to start taking steps that are expected to more than halve its total exposure to fossil fuels to less than 1% in the near future.… Read more »

$1 Billion for a Green and Equitable Recovery

As a doctor, every time I read the statistics, I know that this pandemic doesn’t need to be this bad for so many people. The grocery store worker who stocks my local shelves is more likely to die from this disease than I am.  Why?  Because he is more likely to have no access to affordable healthcare or nutritious, healthy food which causes his… Read more »

To Support Economic Opportunity In A Changing Jobs Landscape, The Rockefeller Foundation And The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launch $10M Funding Opportunity For Community-Driven Solutions

Nationwide Challenge Will Provide Funding to 10 Local Approaches that Help Low-Income and Financially Insecure PeopleFind and Retain Well-Paid and Meaningful Work, Achieve Financial Security, or Build Economically Vibrant Neighborhoods