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Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Scripps Howard Foundation announces $6 million to university investigative journalism programs

The Scripps Howard Foundation believes that the future of journalism lies in investigative reporting. The University of Maryland and Arizona State University will open 'Howard Centers,' which...more

LA Unified School District Launches Fund for Equity and Excellence
Foundation: California Community Foundation

The Los Angeles Unified School District has announced the launch of a $3 million fund that will pool philanthropic resources in support of its students, teachers, and families. The Fund for Equity...more

Community Foundation Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Effort Pays Off
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe county hosted their first Giving Day with Mightycause to raise funds to initiate a new endowment. Through direct support and engagement of their...more

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...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

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


Government Grants




Announcement of Availability of Funds for Embryo Adoption/Donation Services and Public Awareness Grants
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
The Embryo Adoption Public Awareness Campaign was first funded by Congress in fiscal year 2002. The original purpose of the program was to increase public awareness of the existence of a large number...more
Posted On - 2019-03-14


Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Paraprofessionals
Health Resources and Services Administration
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Paraprofessionals program. The purpose of this program is to enhance community-based...more
Posted On - 2019-03-08


Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals
Health Resources and Services Administration
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) Professionals program. The purpose of this program is to enhance community-based...more
Posted On - 2019-03-08


Announcement of the Availability of Funds for Research on Research Integrity
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to foster innovative approaches for research on research integrity and preventing misconduct. Integrity is defined as the use of honest...more
Posted On - 2019-03-06


Announcement of Availability of Funds for Data Analysis and Trends Research Grants
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the Office of Population Affairs (OPA), invites applications from public or private nonprofit entities to conduct research that will lead to...more
Posted On - 2019-03-06


Announcement of the Availability of Funds for Conferences on Research Integrity
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
In accordance with 42 C.F.R. Part 93, the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) seeks to support conferences designed to provide a forum for discussion and produce tangible outcomes related to at least...more
Posted On - 2019-02-22







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Forbes Contributor Shares Lessons He’s Learned for Social Entrepreneurs

Forbes Contributor Shares Lessons He’s Learned for Social Entrepreneurs
Tom Watson, contributor at Forbes, shares four important lessons for social entrepreneurs – lessons that build...



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