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Rockefeller to wind down biggest private climate resilience push

The Rockefeller Foundation will end funding and dismiss the staff at its 100 Resilient Cities program, the largest privately funded climate-adaptation initiative in the US, the foundation announced Monday.

Rockefeller will shift some of its resilience funding to the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank, with a USD 30 million grant to the council's Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience, the foundation said in a press release. Rockefeller also announced a USD 12 million grant "to allow continued support and transition time to the 100 Resilient Cities network through much of 2019."

"With a new grant in place to the Atlantic Council and new structures within the Rockefeller Foundation to carry forward its resilience work, the grant that funds 100RC will conclude in 2019," the foundation said in its release.

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