Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Novel Giving Strategy - Letting Nonprofits Decide How to Use Funding

Jeff Bezos, founder, CEO, and president of, decided to try something different with his new billion-dollar charity, Day One Families Fund. Bezos, through his charity, announced that he...more

Key Lessons in Strategic Giving

Bruce DeBoskey, J.D., a philanthropic strategist working across the U.S. with The DeBoskey Group, shares key lessons in strategic giving. DeBoskey writes about his experiences while stating that...more

3 Ways to Optimize a Charitable Gift
Foundation: Denver Foundation, New York Community Trust

Jessica Hicks, an editorial fellow at Thrive Global, writes that giving shouldn't be a stressful experience. Hicks quotes Sarah Harrison, the vice president of philanthropic services at The Denver...more

Community Foundation Asset Growth Stalls While DAF Giving Outpaces Trends

The Columbus Survey's latest results of community foundations for fiscal year 2018 are now live. The survey is an annual effort by CF Insights, a service of Candid, establishes a baseline...more

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Government Grants

NSF/Intel Partnership on Foundational Microarchitecture Research
National Science Foundation
The confluence of transistor scaling, increases in the number of architecture designs per process generation, the slowing of clock frequency growth, and recent success in research exploiting...more
Posted On - 2019-08-20

Looking to 2040: Developing Next-Generation Leaders and Policy Thinkers of the U.S.-Australia Partnership in the Indo-Pacific Region
U.S. Mission to Australia
Young Australians tend to be skeptical of the importance of the U.S.-Australia bilateral relationship; only 38 percent of Australians under the age of 45 said that our alliance is “very...more
Posted On - 2019-08-20

YSEALI Boot Camp 2020
U.S. Mission to Malaysia
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassyin Kuala Lumpur announces an open competition for organizations to submitapplications to implement a series of boot camp programs on youth empowermentand...more
Posted On - 2019-08-19

National Rural Health Information Clearinghouse Program
Health Resources and Services Administration
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the National Rural Health Information Clearinghouse Program. The purpose of this program is to serve as a national clearinghouse for...more
Posted On - 2019-08-19

Operate, Maintain, and Enhance Acadia National Park’s Alternative Transportation System
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 financial assistance for the described...more
Posted On - 2019-08-19

Repair and Replace Split Rail Fence
National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS), Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (WOTR) will be providing a cooperative agreement with an SCA organization the replacement of the parks deteriorated...more
Posted On - 2019-08-19

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Enterprise Cafe Offers Youth Second Chance

Social Enterprise Cafe Offers Youth Second Chance

Not your typically standing cafe, the Stables Cafe, which was set up by Glen Duckett from Thwaites pub the Eagle and Child Ramsbottom in Lancashire,  is a place where youths are being given second chances at life. These youths  have been long-term unemployed, homeless or have served juvenile detention.

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