Lukas Haynes is the former Executive Director of the David Rockefeller Fund, a family foundation, where he oversaw all operations and grant-making programs for climate change solutions, criminal justice policy transformation, art for social impact and most recently, U.S. democracy promotion and election protection.
Previously, Haynes was New York director and program officer for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, vice president of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and a member of the U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff. His publications have appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, and the Journal of Comparative Strategy.
Haynes is also a governing board director of the Clara Lionel Foundation, Sepsis Alliance and Independent Diplomat. He serves on the advisory boards of the Center for Climate and Security, the Protect Our Winters Advocacy Fund and he is a trustee of Lulu’s Fund, devoted to preschool financial aid in memory of his late daughter.
The Evolution of Family Philanthropy: The DR Fund Shares Lessons Learned from 30 Years of Giving
Posted on October 1, 2020 by Camilla Rockefeller, David Rockefeller, Jr., Nicholas A. Tedesco, Lukas Haynes
How the David Rockefeller Fund has Responded to the Crises of 2020
Posted on September 18, 2020 by Lukas Haynes
The David Rockefeller Fund’s Executive Director Lukas Haynes Featured on the That Got Me Thinking Podcast
Posted on May 24, 2018 by Lukas Haynes
Wood River Women’s Foundation Forum Opening Remarks
Posted on March 7, 2018 by David Rockefeller Fund, Lukas Haynes
A Rockefeller Family Foundation Turns Over Some New Leaves
Posted on January 13, 2017 by Lukas Haynes, Michael Quattrone
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