Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Want to Make an Impactful Grant? Consider Independent Media Outlets

A recent study from the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University has concluded that small news organizations can have a noticeable influence on the issues of today. If as few...more

Forming a Picture of the New Philanthropist
Foundation: Gates Foundation

When looking at the modern philanthropist, one thing is quickly apparent: they are as diverse as the charities they have chosen to support. From a 78 year old blind man, to a 56 year old vintner, to...more

Making Giving Simple - Donor-Advised Funds

Kyle Penney is in love with tools. He loves going to see all of the tools at Harbor Freight Tools. He loves finding the right tool for the job and often gets the same feeling as people would if they...more

How Foundation Center Helps Nonprofits with Digital Transformation

Modern computing is changing all industries, including the non-profit sector. More and more they are investing in cloud computing and big data, especially to determine client relations and donor...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




Operator Selection for Two Regional Class Research Vessels (RCRV 2 and RCRV 3)

The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) Integrative Programs Section (IPS) is soliciting proposals from eligible organizations to serve as Operating Institutions (OIs) for two (2) Regional Class...more
Posted On - 2018-01-20


U.S. Embassy Seoul PAS Annual Program Statement

For the full announcement is at the link provided; please visit the web-site for your reference. Thank you. Also, please note the award instruments are vary (grant, cooperative agreement,...more
Posted On - 2018-01-19


Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems

The complexities of brain and behavior pose fundamental questions in many areas of science and engineering, drawing intense interest across a broad spectrum of disciplinary perspectives while eluding...more
Posted On - 2018-01-19


Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing...more
Posted On - 2018-01-19


Veterans Treatment Court Enhancement Initiative - Phase II

Veterans treatment courts respond to the unique circumstances of veterans entering the justice system. The first veterans treatment court was established in 2008. As of this writing, there are more...more
Posted On - 2018-01-19


Structured Decision Making Framework (SDMF) Site Implementation Project

In recent years, interest in high-quality parole decision making process has grown significantly. Paroling authorities are under considerable pressure and subject to substantial public and...more
Posted On - 2018-01-19







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Big Issue Aids Social Enterprise Obtain Nursery To Bolster Local Jobs

Big Issue Aids Social Enterprise Obtain Nursery To Bolster Local Jobs
Social investment arm of The Big Issue magazine, Big Issue Invest (BII), has loaned £75,000...



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