Archive for the ‘Philanthropy’ Category

David Rockefeller: “Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo…”

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation, and the founder of Americas Society, of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution, has been quoted in “As U.S. Charitable Contributions Grow, Corporate Philanthropy Slips”:

“Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.” -David Rockefeller.

 

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Katharine Graham awarded the David Rockefeller Award for enlightened generosity and advocacy of cultural and civic endeavors

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller

Katharine Graham, the U.S. publisher born today in history, 16 June, 1917, had strong links to the Rockefeller family, serving both as a member of the Rockefeller University council and as a close friend of the Museum of Modern Art, where she was honored as a recipient of the David Rockefeller Award for enlightened generosity and advocacy of cultural and civic endeavors.

Katharine Graham

Katharine Graham

 

Bill Clinton states that “David Rockefeller is a gentleman, a statesman, a scholar, and most important, a genuine humanitarian…”

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller

As a tribute to David Rockefeller, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation, and the founder of Americas Society, of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution, and who was born on this day in history, 12 June, 1915, Interlitq republishes the awarding to Rockefeller of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 15 January, 1998 by President Clinton for his contributions to society, humanity, and world peace. Courtesy: The White House.

David Rockefeller was born on this day in history: 12 June, 1915

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation, and the founder of Americas Society, of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution, was born on this day in history, 12 June, 1915:

David Rockefeller (born June 12, 1915) is an American banker and philanthropist who served as chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He is the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family and family patriarch since July 2004. Rockefeller is also the only surviving child of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, and the only surviving grandchild of John D. Rockefeller and Laura Spelman Rockefeller.

David Rockefeller discusses his Memoirs

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller

In a video interview, David Rockefeller, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation, and the founder of Americas Society, of which Interlitq is a collaborating institution, discusses his new book, “Memoirs,” with UCSD history Professor Michael E. Parrish.