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




USAID HARMONI - Towards Inclusion and Resilience

The purpose of the USAID HARMONI: Towards Inclusion and Resilience Activity is to increase the resilience of key Indonesian institutions and segments of society against the rise of violent extremism...more
Posted On - 2017-12-14


EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows

The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. A...more
Posted On - 2017-12-14


Alumni Small Grants Program 2018, Ukraine

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Alumni Small Grants Program 2018. The program seeks to encourage alumni networking, professional development, and civic...more
Posted On - 2017-12-14


USAID/Burundi TUBITEHO Health Activity

The Activity will focused on increasing the use of quality health systems in targeted provinces in...more
Posted On - 2017-12-14


Strengthening Inclusive Education for Children in the Philippines

The program will focus on improving the detection, instruction and support for children with hearing and/or vision impairments in the Philippines in order to improve inclusive education and literacy...more
Posted On - 2017-12-13


Switzer Research Fellowships Program
Administration for Community Living
Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Research Fellowships Program is to build research capacity by providing support to highly qualified individuals, including those who are individuals with...more
Posted On - 2017-12-13







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Philanthropub: Not Your Typical Noshery

Philanthropub: Not Your Typical Noshery
Restaurateurs Nick Vilelle and Raj Ratwani are owners of the CAUSE gastropub, which includes a...



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