“In America we are sure of ourselves and our strength,” Rockefeller writes in a letter to his only son, Winthrop Paul Rockefeller.Read More →
What We Do
We work collaboratively with partners across sectors to solve problems and create opportunities.
Hold your convening on our historic cattle ranch.
We're located atop Petit Jean Mountain in Central Arkansas.
We're hiring! Check out the open positions and get to know the staff and board.
See the Rockefeller Ethic in Action
The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute is a nonprofit organization that believes valuing diversity of opinion, practicing collaborative problem solving, and engaging in respectful dialogue combine to create transformational change. We call it the Rockefeller Ethic.See Our Impact
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Our mountaintop campus offers an unparalleled, productive space for groups of all sizes to do their best work. We can host intimate lunch meetings to conferences with 150+ attendees. We invite organizations to fill out the Conference Application and take the first step to your next best meeting.Plan Your Meeting
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There must be a place where people can come together to do their best thinking and learning in a way that encourages all voices to contribute in search of solutions to tough issues. The Institute is that place — help us create transformational change in Arkansas and beyond.Give Today
I am often asked a second question: “How do you do this work and how can I learn?” Workshops are a fairly new offering at the Institute that are excellent professional development on their own, or can be added to conferences already happening at the Institute.Read More →
We recognize that local citizens are the experts when it comes to their own communities. The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute’s Uncommon Communities program, founded in 2015, guides diverse teams of community members as they identify and employ their community’s unique strengths.Read More →