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Can 'Venture Philanthropy' Help Solve Social Issues?

Deirdre Mortell, CEO of the Social Innovation Fund, explains why she feels her 'innovation-first' philanthropy philosophy is the way to combat social issues. In this article, Mortell shared her...more

Foundations and Family Offices Create a Fund to Support Impact Investing

Impact investors and philanthropic supporters of impact investing has recently announced a grant-making initiative, called Tipping Point Fund, to strengthen the integrity of investing practices for...more

Problem Solving: HBS Alumni Making a Difference

Harsha Mulchandani, Vice President of Business Development at the Harbus, reports on the project looking at alumni contributions with a broader lens. Mulchandani shares how HBS (Harvard Business...more

Philanthropy and Local Communities
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

K.C. Belitz, chief operating officer of the Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF), provides an example of how to use philanthropy to do community-building and a call to action. Belitz writes that...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




Kazakhstan Rule of Law project
Kazakhstan USAID-Almaty
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the Rule of Law program in Kazakhstan....more
Posted On - 2019-12-12


OVW FY 2020 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program
Office on Violence Against Women
The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic...more
Posted On - 2019-12-05




U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation
Department of Justice
This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and...more
Posted On - 2019-12-04


OVC FY 2020 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking
Office for Victims of Crime
The program will support the following types of housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking: (1) transitional housing, including funding for the operating expenses of a newly...more
Posted On - 2019-12-03





Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to fund an accredited university of higher education or an accredited law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice...more
Posted On - 2019-11-29


OVW FY 2020 Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction
Office on Violence Against Women
Through this grant program Indian tribes receive support to exercise special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction (SDVCJ) and technical assistance (TA) for planning and implementing changes in...more
Posted On - 2019-11-27






Social Entrepreneurship
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Beyond the Four Walls are Empowered Rural Nepalese Women


Beyond the Four Walls are Empowered Rural Nepalese Women

Social entrepreneur, Stefan Wolf , founded the Beyond the Four Walls, which builds cyber “resource centers” (aka Internet cafes) in rural areas for young women to run.




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