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We Can Heal Divides by Focusing Americans on Their Shared Goals

Richard C. Harwood, author of "Stepping Forward: a Positive Practical Path to Transform Our Communities and Our Lives," addresses how people across the Untied States are pulling back from their...more

Facebook Pledges $150 Million to Bay’s Future Fund and Affordable Housing
Foundation: San Francisco Foundation

Facebook commits $150 Million to Bay's Future Fund. LISC will help put these dollars to work promoting affordable housing development in the San Francisco Bay Area. The commitment from Facebook...more

Impact Investing Partnership Helps Operation HOPE Serve More Families and Children
Foundation: San Diego Foundation

A new impact investing partnership between The San Diego Foundation and local nonprofit Operation HOPE – North County is recently launched to enable organizations and donors to leverage charitable...more

By Identifying and Fostering Innovators, Schools Can Lift Students to Prosperity
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Romy Drucker, a deputy director for the K-12 Education Program at the Walton Family Foundation, shares a speech she has given at the National Charter Schools Conference in July 2019. Drucker's...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




Improving Community Security and Access to Justice in Syria
Assistance Coordination
The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to advance the following U.S. government policy objectives in Syria: a) Ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS and empower local communities to...more
Posted On - 2019-11-19


Haiti Prisons Health, Sanitation, and Nutrition Program
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
INL Port-au-Prince’s efforts in Haiti are focused on supporting the Haitian National Police’s (HNP’s) development as a professional and accountable institution, including the...more
Posted On - 2019-11-13




Request for Information - Partners for Transparency
Colombia USAID-Bogota
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to determine the soundness and robustness of the conceptual design, as well as to incorporate new, innovative ideas into the design. This is a RFI...more
Posted On - 2019-11-07


OVW FY 2020 Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative
Office on Violence Against Women
The Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative is a special initiative designed to increase the availability of trained Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners...more
Posted On - 2019-11-04





ISO 17025/17020 Quality Control Accreditation of the Forensics Lab, Legal Medicine and Crime Scene Management Units of Costa Rica
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
This project seeks to strengthen the entire technical-scientific structure of the Judicial Police in terms of attention to physical evidence, from the collection process at the crime scene to the...more
Posted On - 2019-10-25


OJJDP FY 19 Non Participating State Program
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 5633(d), if a state fails to submit a plan or submits a plan that does not meet the requirements of the JJDP Act, the OJJDP Administrator shall endeavor to make the Formula...more
Posted On - 2019-10-18






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Google Invests $103 Million in Latest Renewable Energy Project


Google Invests $103 Million in Latest Renewable Energy Project

Google’s latest investment is $103 million in a 265.7 megawatt (MW) solar project in Southern California.




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