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Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

The Scripps Howard Foundation believes that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting. The University of Maryland and Arizona State University will open 'Howard Centers,' which...more

LA Unified School District Launches Fund for Equity and Excellence
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The Los Angeles Unified School District has announced the launch of a $3 million fund that will pool philanthropic resources in support of its students, teachers, and families. The Fund for Equity...more

Community Foundation Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Effort Pays Off
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe county hosted their first Giving Day with Mightycause to raise funds to initiate a new endowment. Through direct support and engagement of their...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more




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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Administrative Supplements to Cancer Center Support Grants to Strengthen the Research, Training, and Outreach Capacity of the Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (Admin Suppl - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
Through this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) intends to: support seven region-based hubs or networks to facilitate underrepresented investigator/trainee...more
Posted On - 2018-09-24


BOEM FY 2018 Environmental Studies Program
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The Alaska Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)Region of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is offering a cooperative agreement for the study Hydrocarbon Seeps in the Lower Cook Inlet, Gulf of...more
Posted On - 2018-09-24


SCORE
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters designed to provide high quality business and economic development...more
Posted On - 2018-09-24


Framework for Addressing Culture Resource Vulnerabilities in the NPS
National Park Service
The goal of this cooperative project is to develop an NPS framework to identify and address vulnerabilities of cultural resources to environmental stresses and weathering, with a focus on resources...more
Posted On - 2018-09-24


BOEM FY 2018 Environmental Studies Program
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The Environmental Studies Program (ESP) Pacific Region of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is offering a cooperative agreement opportunity to examine the existing northern California...more
Posted On - 2018-09-24


QUICKFIRE
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Janssen Research & Development, LLC and BARDA will collaborate on a global challenge for reimagined, transformative respiratory protection. Traditional respiratory protective devices used to...more
Posted On - 2018-09-24







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Recycled Water Bottle Roof for Disaster Housing
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