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

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Government Grants

BAA - Limodzi Program

The United States Agency for International Development in Malawi (USAID/Malawi) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to seek participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and...more
Posted On - 2018-04-24

Strengthening the Capacity of the Somali Police Force to Prevent, Respond to, and Investigate Terrorism
Bureau of Counterterrorism
Build the capacity of the Somali Police Force to prevent, respond to, and investigate terrorism through professional, multi-functional trained and mentored Joint Investigative Teams (JITs) based in...more
Posted On - 2018-04-23

Wildlife Detection Dog Programs in Indonesia and Malaysia
Bureau of Counterterrorism
To create and implement wildlife detection dog programs in Indonesia and...more
Posted On - 2018-04-23

Maintain, Develop and Promote Trail for the General Public
National Park Service
The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to engage recipients, partners, communities and visitors in a shared environmental stewardship of the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, while...more
Posted On - 2018-04-23

University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program
U.S. Mission to Georgia
The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi invites U.S. and Georgian universities, educational institutes, non-profit/non-governmental organizations, and private sector entities to submit proposals for a one- to...more
Posted On - 2018-04-23

Enhancing Innovations in Emerging Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing of Complex Biologic Products (R01)
U.S. Mission to Georgia
CBER seeks to support the application of novel technologies for advanced manufacturing of complex biologic products, and innovative analytical approaches to improve product manufacturing and quality...more
Posted On - 2018-04-23

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Charity Database Lets Couples Donate for a Cause

Charity Database Lets Couples Donate for a Cause
Kendall Webb, founder of, brings the Internet into the philanthropic sector as a nonprofit...

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