Our Approach

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors accelerates philanthropy in pursuit of a just world. Through consultative advice, umbrella sponsorship, hosting systems–changing collaboratives, building capacity, and providing comprehensive project management, we guide donors in all aspects of programs and operations, due diligence, and more.

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Management & Implementation

Whether you have no staff or simply need additional support, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors team members can act in a variety of capacities: in senior roles, as program officers or as support personnel. We can manage individual programs or serve as a full-service foundation office, facilitating board meetings, managing grantmaking, developing impact assessment strategies and overseeing communications.

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Impact Investing

RPA works with organizations to help them prepare for and implement mission–aligned investment strategies through training & field building, - operationalizing IPS, endowment implementation, and charitable program implementation. RPA published the Impact Investing Handbook: An Implementation Guide for Practitioners. Featuring case studies and detailed guidance from over 50 experts and practitioners, this manual will help asset owners turn interest into action.

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RPA Europe Team

Members of the RPA Europe Board are Sarah Teacher (Chair), Philomena Gibbons, Rien Van Gendt, Massimo Lapucci, and Valerie Rockefeller. Alejandro Álvarez von Gustedt, Vice President, leads our work in Europe.

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