Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

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




Plant Genome Research Program

The Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) supports genome-scale researchthat addresses challenging questions of biological, societal and economic importance. PGRPencourages the development of...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15


Documenting Endangered Languages

This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15


Cooperative research and training program concerning the resources of Cabrillo National Monument for students at San Diego State University
National Park Service
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD. This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15


Epidemiology Program for American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Urban Indian Communities, Cancer Activities
Indian Health Service
Additional information is provided in the Notice of Funding Opportunity, published in the Federal...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15


DoD Psychological Health/ Traumatic Brain Injury, Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research, Clinical Research Award
Dept. of the Army -- USAMRAA
The FY18 PH/TBIRP CTRR-CRA is intended to support clinical research focused on understanding the clinical sequelae and mechanisms of recovery associated with TBI and TBI rehabilitation...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15


Telomeres as Sentinels of Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility: A Methods Comparison Study (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
National Institutes of Health
This U01 Cooperative Agreement Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support 3-4 U01 Methods Comparison Projects to serve three main functions: (1) to conduct a joint effort among telomere...more
Posted On - 2018-08-15







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The ‘Funky Indian’ Social Enterprise

The ‘Funky Indian’ Social Enterprise
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