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RPA and Partners Launch Post-2015 Partnership Platform for Philanthropy

November 20th, 2014

Nairobi and New York – As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to a close and the global aid community embarks on the post-2015 development agenda, opportunities abound to introduce innovation and insight into the way we address the world’s most pressing issues. Against this backdrop, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Foundation Center, and [...]

New Donor Generation Stimulates U.S. Giving

November 10th, 2014

President & CEO Melissa Berman shares thoughts on the recovery of post-recession charitable giving in the New York Times. Read the full article.

RPA Announces Ebola Survival Fund

October 23rd, 2014

RPA is partnering with a coalition of NGOs and actor Jeffrey Wright as part of a new grantmaking collaborative, the Ebola Survival Fund. Working in Sierra Leone and Liberia, the fund is responding to the immediate needs resulting from the outbreak, as well as working to strengthen the region’s health-care delivery infrastructure. Troubled by the [...]

RPA October 2014 Newsletter

October 22nd, 2014

Check out RPA’s October newsletter to learn about RPA’s Ebola Survival Fund, our new CFO and other recent news. Email info@rockpa.org to subscribe to future newsletters.

How Philanthropy in China is Changing

October 15th, 2014

President & CEO Melissa Berman sat down with the Wall Street Journal’s Veronica Dagher to discuss the growth of the philanthropic sector in China. Click here to watch the video.

RPA August 2014 Newsletter

August 27th, 2014

Click here to read RPA’s August newsletter, featuring news about our growing staff, information on RPA sponsored project Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) and more. Email info@rockpa.org to subscribe to future newsletters.

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Welcomes Two New Additions to Growing West Coast and International Practices

August 26th, 2014

Contact: Stephanie Ramirez | 212.784.5604| sramirez@groupgordon.com Elana Rueven | 212.784.5723| erueven@groupgordon.com NEW YORK, NY – Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), one of the world’s leading nonprofit philanthropic consulting services, welcomes two new hires: Berit Ashla from the David Brower Center as Vice President for advisory services and Heather Grady as a Senior Fellow with a special [...]

California Education Policy Fund Announces Fourth Grantee Cohort, Totaling nearly $3 Million, to Boost Education Reform Statewide

August 13th, 2014

Contact: Stephanie Ramirez | 212.784.5704| sramirez@groupgordon.com Elana Rueven | 212.784.5723| erueven@groupgordon.com SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK—August 13, 2014 – Continuing its commitment to supporting education reform at the local and state levels, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) today announces the fourth year of grants from the California Education Policy Fund (CEPF) to foster Deeper Learning objectives [...]

Philanthropy, the Post-2015 Agenda, and Diffuse Collaboration

August 1st, 2014

In joining the push for meaningful Sustainable Development Goals, foundations need to prepare for a long-term give-and-take approach. Click here to read RPA Senior Fellow, Global Philanthropy, Heather Grady’s article.

Oceans 5’s $3 Million Grant Creates New Coalition to Protect the Oceans

July 15th, 2014

To combat illegal fishing in the European Union (EU), Oceans 5 announces the formation of a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a grant of over $1 million per year for three years. A sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Oceans 5 is an international funders’ collaborative that works to improve global ocean health by [...]