Unusual times lead to unusual grants. Inside Philanthropy details our recent grants supporting the LGBTQ community.
Unusual times lead to unusual grants Inside Philanthropy details our recent grants

Unusual Times Lead to Unusual Grants. Here's a Case in Point

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Congratulations to our friend and Rockefeller Foundation alumnus Dr. Akinwumi Adesina for being named the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate! Dr. Adesina, known as ‘Africa’s Norman Borlaug’ was instrumental in the launch of AGRA Alliance. He will receive the Prize in October in Des Moines, Iowa during the Borlaug Dialogue. #FoodPrize17
Congratulations to our friend and Rockefeller Foundation alumnus Dr Akinwumi Adesina for

2017 Laureate - The World Food Prize - Improving the Quality, Quantity and Availability of Food in the World

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Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
06/27/2017 at 16:08. Facebook
Powered by renewable energy through our Smart Power for Rural Development initiative, India's villages are now moving themselves out of poverty through their own hard work and enterprise.
Powered by renewable energy through our Smart Power for Rural Development initiative
Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
06/26/2017 at 15:50. Facebook
"The denial of science—I'll just state it straight up—is dangerous."
"The denial of science—I'll just state it straight up—is dangerous"

The Challenge of Fighting Mistrust in Science

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Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
06/24/2017 at 19:05. Facebook
100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation provides a look at a Chief Resilience Officer's first 100 days.
100 Resilient Cities Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation provides a look at

A Chief Resilience Officer’s First 100 Days

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Alfons Christian Kohlweg
Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
06/23/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
Reimagining the Civic Commons is showing how prosperity can be spread more widely throughout Philadelphia.
Reimagining the Civic Commons is showing how prosperity can be spread more

Philly's Campaign to Spread Prosperity to All Corners of the City

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Rockefeller Foundation
Rockefeller Foundation
06/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
Rebuild by Design's Henk Ovink discusses how cities can live with water.
Rebuild by Design's Henk Ovink discusses how cities can live with water

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching.

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Rockefeller Foundation
06/22/2017 at 14:17. Facebook
We are proud to make $100k grants each to The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of NYC, Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) & Campaign for Southern Equality to foster spaces to organize and support communities most impacted by violence, prejudice, and discrimination, including the transgender and gender non-conforming community, LGBTQI people of color, and LGBTQI residents in...
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We are proud to make 100k grants each to The Lesbian Gay

The Rockefeller Foundation Announces Grants to Organizations Supporting and Defending LGBTQ Community

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Brian Offutt
Aubrey Stanley Makata
Alfons Christian Kohlweg
For unbanked refugees, having no digital footprint prevents them from joining the global economy. Through our work with BanQu​ we're harnessing the power of blockchain technology to empower refugees and displaced communities build their economic identities. Here's how this Zero Gap solution works: [ Banquapp.com Link ]
For unbanked refugees having no digital footprint prevents them from joining the
Alfons Christian Kohlweg
The number of international migrants reached 244 million in 2015, increasing 41 percent since 2000. Explore this new report by 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation detailing how cities can adapt and transform in an age of migration. #RefugeeDay
The number of international migrants reached 244 million in 2015 increasing 41

Global Migration: Resilient Cities at the Forefront – Medium

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With the federal government casting off the task of emissions reduction, the onus is now on cities and states to make up the shortfall.
With the federal government casting off the task of emissions reduction the

The fight against climate change: cities leading the way

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Something exciting is brewing. #future #storytelling #philanthropy #repost @robmatters
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@rockefellerfdn watching our first cuts with the team ...stay tuned for a great #VR impact story coming out soon. #makethingsmatter @matterunlimited
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Corporate America must not only have the will but also the tools to grow the number of women in the C-suite and the boardrooms.
Corporate America must not only have the will but also the tools

From Commitments to Results: Building a Pipeline of Women CEOs - The Rockefeller Foundation

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Natasha Rogers
If we want to eliminate poverty, we should focus on reliable access to energy. [ Ow.ly Link ]
If we want to eliminate poverty we should focus on reliable access to energy
Joseph Oluwasesan Ebenz
Nora Lester Murad
In rural India, access to electricity is key for women's health. We have evidence:[ Ow.ly Link ]
In rural India access to electricity is key for women's health We have evidence:
Small businesses in rural India require sufficient and reliable electricity in order to expand. Read more on how our Smart Power initiative is impacting the lives of the poor and vulnerable by providing this access to energy: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Small businesses in rural India require sufficient and reliable electricity in order
Every person needs access to reliable source of energy in order to study, work, and feel safe & healthy. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Every person needs access to reliable source of energy in order to
We've provided access to electricity to vulnerable India villages and saw individuals, households, and communities transform their lives: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Weve provided access to electricity to vulnerable India villages and saw individuals
It's easy to take for granted what electricity allows us to do. For individuals, households, and communities in rural areas access to energy has profound, empowering impact. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Its easy to take for granted what electricity allows us to do
WATCH NOW: We CAN lift communities out of poverty in the developing areas of the world by providing reliable access to electricity. Here's our evidence from our work in rural India:
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