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Call for Nominations: Invest in California’s Future
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation announces its open nominations for the 2021 Leadership Awards. The Awards recognize exceptional leadership, characterized by significance, innovation, effectiveness,...more

Laurene Powell Jobs's Charitable Group to Give Away Almost All of its Money

Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, plans to direct charitable empire Emerson Collective to give away her $28 billion in assets during her lifetime or shortly after her...more

Giving Away Silicon Valley’s Billions
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Stanford Magazine highlights Nicole Taylor, president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), who plans to put the 'community' back in 'community foundation.' As SVCF's new...more

Three-Year Initiative Gives Publishers Support to Adopt and Digital Platforms
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently announced a call of applications for their new initiative to help news organizations find sustainable publishing solutions. Nonprofit newsrooms...more




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

Want to find foundation giving by subject area? see here



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




BJA FY 20 State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing Technical Assistance Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Many accomplishments have been made since 9/11 in the collection, sharing, coordination, and integration of information for the purpose of defeating terrorism and improving homeland security. These...more
Posted On - 2020-07-01


Advancing Legal Reasoning and Writing in Moldova
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
PROJECT PURPOSE/DESCRIPTIONThe top foreign policy priority of the United States in Moldova is to help the Moldovan people achieve their Euro-Atlantic aspirations and support Moldova’s efforts...more
Posted On - 2020-06-23




Promoting Accountability in Iraq and Syria For Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, and War Crimes
Assistance Coordination
The Department of State invites applicants to submit proposals for programs that include components to develop local investigative and judicial skills; to collect and preserve evidence and maintain...more
Posted On - 2020-06-12


Development of Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering Tools to Identify Unexplained Wealth Held by Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
By supporting the development of a comprehensive global PEPs database, or network of databases, the State Department intends to promote the ability of public and private stakeholders to combat...more
Posted On - 2020-06-12





INL/KM Police Training for International Law Enforcement Personnel
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to add a full-service, U.S.-based police training facility to the INL stable of police training opportunities, to support State Department programs...more
Posted On - 2020-06-11


Transnational Anti-Money Laundering Assistance
Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement
INL will support activities that combat financial crimes globally, with an aim to build upon partner countries’ civilian law enforcement capacities and capabilities by  delivering...more
Posted On - 2020-06-05






Social Entrepreneurship
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A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs


A Taster Session For Upcoming Social Entrepreneurs

The Lloyds Bank and the School for Social Entrepreneurs will be offering opportunities for up and coming social entrepreneurs as part of the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2014-2015.


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