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

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




Community Safety Grants – FY 2018

The purpose of this grant is to ensure communities are prepared to respond to hazardous materials incidents and that state and local enforcement personnel are adequately training in the Hazardous...more
Posted On - 2018-05-22


Rwanda: Promoting the Dignity of Every Human Life

The U.S. Embassy in Rwanda and the U.S. Department of State’s Africa Bureau through the Africa Regional Democracy Fund (ARDF) announce an open competition for organizations to submit...more
Posted On - 2018-05-21


State of the States in Developmental Disabilities-On-going Data Collection and Information Dissemination
Administration for Community Living
State of the States in Developmental Disabilities-On-going Data Collection and Information Dissemination "The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities" is a comparative nationwide...more
Posted On - 2018-05-21


The National Residential Information Systems Project (RISP)-On-going Data Collection and Information Dissemination
Administration for Community Living
This project is a longitudinal study of annual state-by-state and national statistics on residential services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The project...more
Posted On - 2018-05-21


Expansion of the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers
Health Resources and Services Administration
This notice solicits applications for the Expansion of the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (F2F HICs) Program in U.S. Territories and for American Indians/Alaska Natives. The purpose of...more
Posted On - 2018-05-21


Georgian Media Partnership Program
U.S. Mission to Georgia
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is pleased to announce an open competition for the Georgian Media Partnership Program. U.S. non-profit/non-governmental...more
Posted On - 2018-05-21







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Meet Leilah Janah, Samasource CEO and Social Entrepreneur

Meet Leilah Janah, Samasource CEO and Social Entrepreneur
Leilah Janah is a social entrepreneur popularly known as the CEO of Samasource, a nonprofit...



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