11/20/2006, "David Rockefeller Pledges $225 Million to Family Fund," Bloomberg
"David Rockefeller, who has made some of the largest gifts to New York arts and educational institutions in recent years, has pledged about $225 million to the Rockefeller Brothers Fund created by his family to support social, educational and environmental causes.
The Rockefeller Fund will get a cash lump sum paid from Rockefeller's investment portfolio and ``other assets'' upon his death, Rockefeller Fund President Stephen Heintz said in a phone interview today.
The money will be used to create the David Rockefeller Global Development Fund to support projects ranging from health and poverty initiatives to a program that fosters dialogue between Muslim and Western nations, spokeswoman Gail Fuller said in a phone interview."...
The Rockefeller family made it possible for the UN to locate in Manhattan in 1946. David Rockefeller's father paid for the land on which the United Nations now sits.
6/8/2003, "FYI," NY Times
In 1946, "John D. Rockefeller Jr. donated $8.5 million that the United Nations used in buying the land from a developer."