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




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

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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


Government Grants




Veterans Business Outreach Center Program (VBOC)

Eligible organizations (as defined in Section 3.2) may apply for an Initial Phase VBOC Award of financial assistance under this Funding Opportunity to fund implementation of a Veterans Business...more
Posted On - 2017-11-20


Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits grant applications proposing exploratory research projects focused on the early-stage development of highly innovative technologies offering novel...more
Posted On - 2017-11-20


Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
National Institutes of Health
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits grant applications proposing exploratory research projects focused on further development and validation of emerging technologies offering novel...more
Posted On - 2017-11-20


Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
National Institutes of Health
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite R01 applications to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of...more
Posted On - 2017-11-20


Nigeria: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation - Small Grants
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Mission Nigeria is please to announce the call for proposals for the 2018 U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Competition. The AFCP was established in 2001 in...more
Posted On - 2017-11-20


2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program
National Institutes of Health
The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section in Kingston will accept proposals from those who qualify to receive support from the U.S. government and AFCP grants in accordance with AFCP program...more
Posted On - 2017-11-20







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Eco Communities Appointed to Run Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green Library

Eco Communities Appointed to Run Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green Library
Social enterprise, Eco Communities, has been appointed to run the Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green...



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