Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Serves the Community Very Differently
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Where would you expect to find our nation's largest Community Foundation? It is in the Silicon Valley, where many wealthy and generous tech entrepreneurs live. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation...more

Philanthropy and the Family Business

The author of the article argues that capitalism is the best system for our society in the United States. He cites failing socialist societies, such as Portugal, Greece and Italy to counteract the...more

Family Philanthropy

A tree, with branches that each family member can see and learn from, creating a visible map for future generations to follow, that should be the goal of a multi-generational family. Arguably, such a...more

Community Collaboration Grants
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation works under a guiding principal that collaboration is a necessary component in creating communities that propel growth. During the last year, the...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




BLM Idaho Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance
Bureau of Land Management

Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Community Fire Assistance was established by the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Act to allow the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to enter into...more
Posted On - 2017-07-17


BLM-Idaho, Wildhorse Management and Education Project, Challis Field Office
Bureau of Land Management

To partner with an organization for the improvement of their Wild Horse and Burro Program through public education, vegetation monitoring,on and off range projects that assist in stabilizing...more
Posted On - 2017-07-16


Chinese American Public History, Community Outreach & Engagement
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 competed or...more
Posted On - 2017-07-15


FY17 Penn-Farley Complex - Farley Building Loading Dock Reconstruction Project, MSDC
DOT/Federal Railroad Administration

The Grantee will construct three new loading docks that will be partly recessed within the building envelope of the Farley Building. The current loading dock is only twenty-five feet from the 31st...more
Posted On - 2017-07-14


Preparing for Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trials for Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases in the Inpatient Setting (U01)
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support investigators performing research to identify the barriers and facilitators to implementation of an evidence-based practice(s)...more
Posted On - 2017-07-14


Notice of Intent: Glacial Mapping of Western Waushara County Wisconsin
Geological Survey

Notice of Intent to award a Cooperative Agreement to the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey under the auspices of the University of Wisconsin in support of the project entitled "Glacial...more
Posted On - 2017-07-14







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Acumen Invests on Rwanda-based Coffee, Helps Rural Women

Acumen Invests on Rwanda-based Coffee, Helps Rural Women
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