Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

The Scripps Howard Foundation believes that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting. The University of Maryland and Arizona State University will open 'Howard Centers,' which...more

LA Unified School District Launches Fund for Equity and Excellence
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The Los Angeles Unified School District has announced the launch of a $3 million fund that will pool philanthropic resources in support of its students, teachers, and families. The Fund for Equity...more

Community Foundation Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Effort Pays Off
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe county hosted their first Giving Day with Mightycause to raise funds to initiate a new endowment. Through direct support and engagement of their...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

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Government Grants

Santa Cruz Fire Burn Area Emergency Response and Burn Area Rehabilitation at Channel Islands National Park
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS) Notice of Intent to Award. This is not a request for applications. This posting is to provide public notice of NPS'...more
Posted On - 2018-09-22

Quality Health Intiative
National Park Service
USAID/Mozambique intends to award a five-year award to support the Government of the Republic of Mozambique (GRM) to improve maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH) outcomes. This will be...more
Posted On - 2018-09-21

Science Applications
Fish and Wildlife Service
This is an announcement for issuing single source financial assistance awards to the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and...more
Posted On - 2018-09-21

Fish and Wildlife Service
THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT OF SINGLE SOURCE AWARD AND THERE IS NO FULL ANNOUNCEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE. This is a notice of intent to provide a financial assistance opportunity to the...more
Posted On - 2018-09-21

ROSES 2018: NICER Guest Observer Cycle 1
NASA Headquarters
IMPORTANT NOTE: Proposals will not be accepted via either or NSPIRES. They must be submitted to the ARK RPS. See the solicitation for details. The National Aeronautics and Space...more
Posted On - 2018-09-21

UTC Program Solicitation for Two National UTCs
NASA Headquarters
The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act, P.L. 114-94, December 4, 2015) authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to eligible non-profit institutions of higher...more
Posted On - 2018-09-21

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Social Entrepreneurship

Finding a Place in Mainstream Social Enterprise

Finding a Place in Mainstream Social Enterprise
Nell Derick Debevoise, Founder and CEO of Inspiring Capita, shares what she thinks are the three...

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