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

SBDC - Pennsylvania

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issues Funding Opportunity No. OSBDC-2018-05 to invite applications from eligible applicants to establish and operate a Small Business Development...more
Posted On - 2018-03-20

Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project
Administration for Community Living
As a capacity-building strategy, ILA proposes that the Native American Independent Living Demonstration Project will support Native American Independent Living (IL) Specialists who have similar...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Great Lakes Northern Forest CESU
Geological Survey
The USGS is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research into the fate and transport of historical backflows from the Chicago Area Waterway System to Lake Michigan using a 3-D...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

Supporting Moldovan Civil Society Criminal Justice Sector Oversight
Geological Survey
The 2017 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index Report indicated that “across Eastern and Southeast Europe, civil society organizations and independent media experienced...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

WaterSMART Grants: Water and Energy Efficiency Grants for Fiscal Year 2018
Bureau of Reclamation
The objective of this FOA is to invite states, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

WaterSMART Grants: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects for Fiscal Year 2018
Bureau of Reclamation
This Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports specific small-scale water efficiency projects that have been prioritized through planning efforts led by...more
Posted On - 2018-03-19

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Are Celebrities and Social Enterprises a Good Fit?

Are Celebrities and Social Enterprises a Good Fit?
Many celebrities such as Lily Cole, Emma Watson and Hugh Jackman have launched their own...

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