Rockefeller Foundation


Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The Rockefeller Foundation was established in 1913 as a charitable foundation in the US, aimed at promoting the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Headquartered in New York, the Rockefeller Foundation has a number of regional offices around the globe. Health, food, clean power, resilient cities, innovation and development cobenefits are the main areas for successful grants.

Eligibility to Receive Funding

Institutions and NGOs whose work is in line with the Foundation’s vision, thematic focus and strategy. More information and a list of grantees can be found online.

Regional Focus: World-wide

Sector Focus

The main priorities with regard to climate financing are:

  • Smart Power for Rural Development Initiative;
  • Smart Power India;
  • Sustainable Energy for Economic Development (SEED) in Africa;
  • 100 Resilient Cities.

Funding Conditions: Grants

Application Procedure

By March 2018, the Rockefeller Foundation was still in the review process of its grant-making procedures. For the time being, there are no unsolicited proposal accepted. More information can be found on the website.


The Rockefeller Foundation

420 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10018

Tel: (212) 869-8500 Website: Contact form:  https://www.rockefellerfoundation. org/about-us/offices-contact-us/

Was this post helpful?