Our Mission and Vision

THE WALTER RODNEY FOUNDATION is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, that was formed by the Rodney Family in 2006.  The family and the Foundation are committed to sharing the life and works of Rodney with students, scholars, researchers, activists and communities worldwide.


The Walter Rodney Foundation seeks to improve lives and build capacity through scholarship and programs, which promote education, health and human development from a social justice perspective.


To promote the legacy of Walter Rodney by establishing awareness of his contributions to advance social justice and activism worldwide, through advancement of Walter Rodney’s contributions to the praxis of scholarship, political activism, and social change; and to recognize persons and entities who embrace these same values in their work.