Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

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

Bezos Hints at Plans for Philanthropic Vision
Foundation: Microsoft

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world and has been criticized for not contributing more to philanthropy. This summer that may all change according to a Tweet release by Bezos. He claims that...more

Giving USA: Charitable giving topped $400B in 2017, but small nonprofits need help

American are very generous, donating over $400 billion to charities in 2017. However, not all charities benefited equally. The largest gifts went to nonprofit organizations, leaving many smaller...more

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Government Grants

Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Implementation Research and Evaluation Grants (Phase II/Cohort 2)

In May 2017, the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) funded three cooperative agreements, under HHS-2017-ACF-OPRE-YE-1217 (Child Care and Development Block Grant Implementation...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Planning
Health Resources and Services Administration
This notice solicits applications for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program- Planning (RCORP-Planning). The purpose of RCORP is to support treatment for and prevention of substance use...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Office-Wide
Health Resources and Services Administration
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) is interested in receiving proposals for Science and Technology (S&T) Projects which offer potential for advancement and improvement of...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15

Tuskegee Airman Skyway Club Maintenance Restoration
National Park Service
This project is geared to refresh the appearance of one of the historical structures at the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Twenty youth participants will be preparing the surfaces by...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15

Development of Novel Nonsteroidal Contraceptive Methods (R61/R33 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support and facilitate multidisciplinary research approaches for the development of novel nonsteroidal contraceptive products for men...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15

Developmental AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
National Institutes of Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Division of AIDS Research (DAR) encourages applications for Center Core grants (P30) to support Developmental AIDS Research Centers (D-ARC). The D-ARC...more
Posted On - 2018-06-15

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Just Ask Domestic Services Lands Social Enterprise Mark

Just Ask Domestic Services Lands Social Enterprise Mark
Just Ask Domestic Services founders, Sarah and Steve Hulbert , were awarded the Social Enterprise Mark by...

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