Largest Foundation Giving for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
1,378
2,579,354,996
2
1,407
471,403,757
5
741
354,782,649

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Philanthropy News

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Govt, private, philanthropic sectors all needed to tackle social issues: Gates
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Melinda and Bill Gates write a letter each year about philanthropy initiated by the couple. The letter is written openly, addressed to groups such as employees, teenagers or even to the whole world....more

Silicon Valley Philanthropists Often Overlook Local Needs
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Silicon Valley is the hub of new invocation. The amount of money that flows through that area of California is mind blowing. Some of the biggest companies in the tech industry, and the world are...more

A Few Billionaires Are Turning Medical Philanthropy on Its Head

A set of Silicon Vally billionaires are seeking to usher in grand changes to how research is conducted in academia and how it is perceived by peer researchers, to its workings and its outcome....more

The Era of Philanthrocapitalism
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Due to the financial crisis of 2008, Wall Street and the financial sector are viewed as the bad guys by large parts of the country, especially those occupying the lower classes of life. To go into...more




Government Grants




Developing Biomarkers for Trastuzumab-induced Cardiotoxicity

This award is intended to provide support to conduct clinical studies at a clinical site with capability and patients samples to investigate potential biomarker (cMLC1) for trastuzumab-induced...more
Posted On - 2017-05-23


COPS-AHTF-APPLICATION-2017

This solicitation is being announced as an open competition targeted at state law enforcement agencies authorized by law or by a state agency to engage in or to supervise anti-heroin investigative...more
Posted On - 2017-05-22


COPS-CAMP-APPLICATION-2017

This solicitation is being announced as an open competition targeted at state law enforcement agencies authorized by law or by a state agency to engage in or to supervise anti-methamphetamine...more
Posted On - 2017-05-22


COPS-COMMUNITY-POLICING-DEVELOPMENT-2017

Community Policing Development (CPD) funds are used to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, the...more
Posted On - 2017-05-22


COPS-HIRING-PROGRAM-APPLICATION-2017

CHP provides funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire career law enforcement officers in an effort to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention...more
Posted On - 2017-05-22


National Maritime Heritage Grants 2017
National Park Service
National Maritime Heritage Grants for education or preservation projects are available for 2017. Funding for Maritime Heritage Grants is competitive and requires a 1-to-1 match with non-Federal...more
Posted On - 2017-05-22







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National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships in Poetry
Applying for a Grant - The Literature Fellowship program will offer $25,000 grants in poetry to published creative writers that are capable of writing literary pieces, conduct research, travel, and work towards general career advancement activities.

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