Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Serves the Community Very Differently
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Where would you expect to find our nation's largest Community Foundation? It is in the Silicon Valley, where many wealthy and generous tech entrepreneurs live. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation...more

Philanthropy and the Family Business

The author of the article argues that capitalism is the best system for our society in the United States. He cites failing socialist societies, such as Portugal, Greece and Italy to counteract the...more

Family Philanthropy

A tree, with branches that each family member can see and learn from, creating a visible map for future generations to follow, that should be the goal of a multi-generational family. Arguably, such a...more

Community Collaboration Grants
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation works under a guiding principal that collaboration is a necessary component in creating communities that propel growth. During the last year, the...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




Veterans Cemetery Grants
VA National Cemetery Administration

Grants are available for states, territories and federally recognized tribal governments. This program is implemented in 38 Code of Federal Regulations Part...more
Posted On - 2017-07-02


NCTC: MJV Program Support
Fish and Wildlife Service

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) intends to issue an amendment to an existing single source, cooperative agreement without competition to the University of Minnesota (UM). This amendment...more
Posted On - 2017-06-22


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

U.S. Geological Surveyâ¿¿s (USGS) Great Lakes Science Center is offering a funding opportunity for research to map non-native Phragmites australis in the Great Lakes basin. This research will...more
Posted On - 2017-06-22


National Park Service- Natural Resource Condition Assessment for Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
National Park Service

This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities...more
Posted On - 2017-06-22


Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Southern Appalachian Mountains CESU
Geological Survey

The Wetland and Aquatic Research Center (WARC) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner to study the causes and effects of phenological changes in...more
Posted On - 2017-06-22


York Wild and Scenic Rivers Study Assistance
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 modification to a previously single source...more
Posted On - 2017-06-22







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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...



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