Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

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

Bezos Hints at Plans for Philanthropic Vision

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




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


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Regional Workshops on the Future of the U.S. – Australia Alliance

For the full Notice of Funding Opportunity, please see "Related Documents" or visit the U.S. Embassy Canberra website below. All proposals should be submitted via email to the Public...more
Posted On - 2018-07-18


Youth Repair /Rehab Historic Carriage Roads and Trails
National Park Service
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17


Improving Public Education Outcomes (IPEO) Program
National Park Service
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Improving Public Education Outcomes (IPEO)...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17


Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (“WANTO”) Technical Assistance Grant Program
Employment and Training Administration
This program is intended to provide technical assistance (“TA”) to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17


Combating Wildlife Trafficking
Fish and Wildlife Service
The illegal wildlife trade is estimated to be a multibillion-dollar business involving the unlawful harvest of and trade in live animals and plants or parts and products derived from them. Data on...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17


2018 Alumni Small Grants Competition
Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City invites Vietnamese alumni of U.S. Government-funded (USG) exchange programs to submit proposals for the 2018 Alumni Small Grants Competition. These grants...more
Posted On - 2018-07-17







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Social Entrepreneurs Who Don’t Self-Define as Social Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs Who Don’t Self-Define as Social Entrepreneurs
Village Capital announced the winners of the $50,000 prize awarded to social entrepreneurs who don’t “self-define as...



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