Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Want to Make an Impactful Grant? Consider Independent Media Outlets

A recent study from the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University has concluded that small news organizations can have a noticeable influence on the issues of today. If as few...more

Forming a Picture of the New Philanthropist
Foundation: Gates Foundation

When looking at the modern philanthropist, one thing is quickly apparent: they are as diverse as the charities they have chosen to support. From a 78 year old blind man, to a 56 year old vintner, to...more

Making Giving Simple - Donor-Advised Funds

Kyle Penney is in love with tools. He loves going to see all of the tools at Harbor Freight Tools. He loves finding the right tool for the job and often gets the same feeling as people would if they...more

How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation

Modern computing is changing all industries, including the non-profit sector. More and more they are investing in cloud computing and big data, especially to determine client relations and donor...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

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants




OSMRE Semester Internship Program

The OSMRE Semester Internship Program is designed to partner with non-profit IRS 501(c) (3) eligible applicants who have the administrative capabilities to administer the Semester Internship Program,...more
Posted On - 2018-02-19


Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act
Health Resources and Services Administration
This notice solicits applications for the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act (NHHCIA) program. The NHHCIA, as amended (42 U.S.C. 11701 - 11714), states that "it is the policy of the...more
Posted On - 2018-02-16


Paralysis Resource Center State Pilot Program
Administration for Community Living
ACL intends to award up to five (5) Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) State Pilot Program grants designed to enhance the capacity of community disability-based programming by improving and/or...more
Posted On - 2018-02-16


NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation in Corrections solicitation
Administration for Community Living
NIJ is seeking rigorous research to evaluate promising practices and strategies that aim to promote effective management and supervision of offenders in both institutions and in the community....more
Posted On - 2018-02-16


Amplify Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health (Amplify-FP)
Administration for Community Living
Amplify-FP is the flagship family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) project of the USAID/West Africa Regional Health Office. Amplify-FP aims to strategically and deliberately support and...more
Posted On - 2018-02-16


National Sheriffs' Institute Training Program
Administration for Community Living
The NSI is the only national leadership program designed specifically for first-term sheriffs. It introduces first-term sheriffs to their leadership role, specifically as it relates to the...more
Posted On - 2018-02-16







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Forbes Contributor Shares Lessons He’s Learned for Social Entrepreneurs

Forbes Contributor Shares Lessons He’s Learned for Social Entrepreneurs
Tom Watson, contributor at Forbes, shares four important lessons for social entrepreneurs – lessons that build...



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