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




PAS Small Grant Program - Annual Program Statement

PAS Small Grant Program - Annual Program...more
Posted On - 2017-04-30


Smart Schools
West Bank, Gaza USAID-West Bank

The USAID West Bank and Gaza contemplates issuing a Request for Application (RFA) to support the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE) to improve the quality of teaching and learning at...more
Posted On - 2017-04-10


Tsongas Industrial History Center Partnership
National Park Service

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or...more
Posted On - 2017-03-30


Petrology and Geochemistry
National Science Foundation

The Petrology and Geochemistry Program supports basic research on the formation of planet Earth, including its accretion, early differentiation,and subsequent petrologic and geochemical modification...more
Posted On - 2017-03-30


Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Great Lakes Northern Forests CESU
Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Great Lakes Science Center is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for a new research project seeking to improve understanding of historical coregonine...more
Posted On - 2017-03-29


Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Pacific Northwest CESU
Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Surveyâ¿¿s (USGS) Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center to conduct a review and synthesis of stream temperature data, models, and tools. Recent technological...more
Posted On - 2017-03-29







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