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Lessons from Facebook’s $1B Housing Crisis Investment
Foundation: Nike

Facebook is one of the most recent examples of big tech making investment to ease California's housing crisis, which has led to a homelessness epidemic in recent years. Facebook has pledged $1...more

Why More Companies Are Enabling International Giving

Since last year, the adoption of the Benevity OneWorld international solution enables organizations to explore and support nearly two million causes in 190 countries, in 17 languages and 14...more

How Social Entrepreneurs Have Improved The Lives Of Millions

Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, writes how they have founded the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship 20 years ago, where they saw in...more

Aiding Future Philanthropists

Grade 12 or first-year post-secondary students are offered a $1,000 scholarship from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) local chapter. The goal of the scholarship is to promote future...more




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
480
181,432,514
2
134
64,421,500
3
100
58,234,373
5
31
46,506,682

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




OJJDP FY 20 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
This program promotes and supports the development of capacity to meet the need for effective and efficient forensic examination of evidence in cases of technology facilitated child exploitation....more
Posted On - 2020-01-24


OJJDP FY 20 National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
The FY 2020 National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program will provide training and technical assistance support to enhance the national AMBER Alert network; increase and improve law...more
Posted On - 2020-01-24




OJJDP FY 20 Alaska Children's Advocacy Center Expansion Initiative for Child Abuse Victims
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
This solicitation provides funding to address the needs of child victims and their families in Alaska through a multidisciplinary team response to child abuse cases. Because of the rural nature of...more
Posted On - 2020-01-23


OJJDP FY 20 Family Drug Court Program
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
The Family Drug Court (FDC) Program will support three categories: Category 1: Enhancing Family Drug Courts. Programs funded under Category 1 are expected to expand parental substance use disorder...more
Posted On - 2020-01-23





OJJDP FY 20 Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
The FY20 Missing and Exploited Children's Training and Technical Assistance Program provides assistance to prosecutors, state and local law enforcement and child protection personnel, medical...more
Posted On - 2020-01-21


Legal Socialization and Juvenile Crime Prevention in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
PROJECT PURPOSE/DESCRIPTION The purpose of this project is to prevent crimes committed by juveniles and develop a positive relationship between juveniles and law enforcement authorities in Bosnia and...more
Posted On - 2020-01-21






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The “Lean Startup” Approach to Philanthropy


The “Lean Startup” Approach to Philanthropy

Homejoy, an affordable home cleaning service that caters to a broad audience and connects people with professional home cleaners online, has announced the recent establishment of its Homejoy Foundation. The foundation will provide financial grants to veterans and military families in need.




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