The Rockefeller Foundation


The Rockefeller Foundation was established in 1913 by John D. Rockefeller Sr. to "promote the well-being" of humanity by addressing the root causes of serious problems. It is one of the nation's largest private foundations. The foundation supports work globally to expand opportunities for poor and vulnerable people and to help ensure that the benefits of globalization are shared more equitably. It is one of the few institutions to conduct such work both within the United States and internationally. Recent grants to arts organizations include support to Americans for the Arts toward the development of the National Arts Index, support of National Video Resources toward the Program for Media Artists, and a grant to Creative Capital to su... More