Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

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

Want to find foundation giving by subject area? see here



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

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants




Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme

Computing systems have undergone a fundamental transformation from the single-core processor-devices of the turn of the century to today's ubiquitous and networked devices with...more
Posted On - 2018-10-19


Partnerships for Innovation

The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the...more
Posted On - 2018-10-19


EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE) and Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo)

The Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) serves a critical role in helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely...more
Posted On - 2018-10-18


Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers

The ERC program supports convergent research that will lead to strong societal impact. Each ERC has interacting foundational components that go beyond the research project, including engineering...more
Posted On - 2018-10-18


Algorithms for Threat Detection

The Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for analysis of large spatiotemporal...more
Posted On - 2018-10-18


BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
National Institutes of Health
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA), in support of the NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, is one of several FOAs aimed at supporting...more
Posted On - 2018-10-18







Grants News from around the Web




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Enterprises: Key to Enhancing a Nation’s Health

Social Enterprises: Key to Enhancing a Nation’s Health
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has launched a series of noteworthy research projects to learn if...



Jobs in the Social Sector

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Human Services Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2018 Copyright Michael Saunders