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 [...]
June 26th, 2014
RPA sponsored project ArtPlace announces 55 new grants, all with the goal of further positioning the arts as a core sector of community planning and development. Read the full press release here.
May 21st, 2014
RPA board member Rien van Gendt recently presented an overview of mission related investing on behalf of RPA and Foundation 1818. Click here to see the full presentation.
May 19th, 2014
Chronicle of Philanthropy
RPA President & CEO Melissa Berman discusses the power of charitable and political donations. Click here to read the full article.
May 13th, 2014
Standard Social Innovation Review
Below is an excerpt from RPA Senior Vice President Chris Page’s article on Financial Exclusion. Click here to read the full piece. It’s well known that people living in poverty often lack access to safe, reliable ways to manage what little money they have. As a result, they face de facto exclusion from the financial [...]
April 30th, 2014
Contact: Sonie Guseh | 212.784.5698| firstname.lastname@example.org Elana Rueven | 212.784.5723| email@example.com CEPF will award $3 million in 2014 to California nonprofits to foster education policy reforms and implementation that advance Deeper Learning SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW YORK, NY —April 30, 2014 – To promote education policy reform and implementation efforts that improve California’s public [...]
April 29th, 2014
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors President Melissa Berman discusses the importance of having a comprehensive succession plan. Click here to read the full article. For more on this topic, check out our Philanthropy Roadmap guides on Next Gen Philanthropy, Talking to your Family about Philanthropy and Setting a Time Horizon.
April 25th, 2014
Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal
RPA President & CEO Melissa Berman discusses Jack Ma’s philanthropic efforts. Click here to read the full article.
April 24th, 2014
RPA Director Mitchell Singer offers a model that donors can employ to determine if a new funding opportunity really is right for them. Click here to read the full article.
April 17th, 2014
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) is starting a Chicago Chapter, thanks in large part to RPA’s Matthew Ubrig who will serve as a Chapter co-leader. Click here to read more about how the EPIP Chicago chapter came to be.