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The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, through a combination of conferences and residency programs, supports the work of scholars, artists, thought leaders, policymakers, and practitioners who share in the Foundation’s pioneering mission to “promote the well-being of humanity around the world.” The Center has a strong interest in proposals that align with The Rockefeller Foundation’s efforts to promote the well-being of humanity, particularly through issues that have a direct impact on the lives of poor and vulnerable populations around the world. These issues include but are not limited to health, economic opportunity, urban resilience, as well as food and agriculture.

The next open application period for Academic Writing and Arts & Literary Arts Residencies begins October 1, 2017 with the deadline of December 1, 2017. If you are an applicant who is associated with United States Artists, Khoj International Artists' Association, or Fundación Jumex and have questions regarding your application, please contact your program administrator.

Applications for Practitioner Residencies and to the Bellagio Conference Program are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed at interim deadlines. Upcoming interim deadlines in 2017 are September 28, and November 30.