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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




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

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants




STD Surveillance Network (SSuN)

In light of resurgent STDs, and a public health imperative to respond to related epidemics such as HIV and opioids, this cooperative agreement proposes new approaches to community-based enhanced and...more
Posted On - 2019-02-15


Surveillance of Congenital Heart Defects Among Children, Adolescents, and Adults

The purpose of this program is to support the development of population-based surveillance systems and data linkages for persons with congenital heart defects (CHDs) using non-research CDC...more
Posted On - 2019-02-15


OMH Hepatitis B Demonstration Grant Program
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Through this announcement, OMH seeks to develop Hepatitis B model programs that will end transmission of HBV (perinatal, children and adults) and reduce morbidity and mortality attributable to...more
Posted On - 2019-02-13


Immunization and Vaccines for Children
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
The National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is committed to the prevention of disease, disability, and death through immunization and by the control of respiratory and...more
Posted On - 2019-02-05


Collecting Violent Death Information Using the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Violence is a major public health problem. Over 64,000 people died violently in the U.S. in 2016. These violent deaths included 44,965 suicides and 19,362 homicides. Violent deaths have been...more
Posted On - 2019-02-01


Overdose Data to Action
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
The complex and changing nature of the opioid overdose epidemic highlights the need for an interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and cohesive public health approach. States, territories, and local...more
Posted On - 2019-02-01







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Raised Concerns for Future of Long-Serving Social Enterprise

Raised Concerns for Future of Long-Serving Social Enterprise
Employees have raised concerns over the future of disability support organization Bindi, following four staff...



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