Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Serves the Community Very Differently
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Where would you expect to find our nation's largest Community Foundation? It is in the Silicon Valley, where many wealthy and generous tech entrepreneurs live. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation...more

Philanthropy and the Family Business

The author of the article argues that capitalism is the best system for our society in the United States. He cites failing socialist societies, such as Portugal, Greece and Italy to counteract the...more

Family Philanthropy

A tree, with branches that each family member can see and learn from, creating a visible map for future generations to follow, that should be the goal of a multi-generational family. Arguably, such a...more

Community Collaboration Grants
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation works under a guiding principal that collaboration is a necessary component in creating communities that propel growth. During the last year, the...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




Long-Term Ecological Research
National Science Foundation
NSF currently supports 28 LTER sites, and the solicitation is open to renewal proposals only. To address ecological questions that cannot be resolved with short-term observations or experiments,...more
Posted On - 2017-08-29


Research Coordination Networks (RCN)
National Science Foundation
The goal of the RCN program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training and...more
Posted On - 2017-08-29


Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Implementation Research and Evaluation Grants (Phase II/Cohort 1)
National Science Foundation
In September 2016, the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) funded eight cooperative agreements, under HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-YE-1177 (Child Care and Development Block Grant Implementation...more
Posted On - 2017-08-29


High-Energy-Density Laboratory Plasma Science
National Science Foundation
The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program of the Office of Science (SC) and the Defense Program (DP) of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), both of the U.S. Department of Energy...more
Posted On - 2017-08-29


USAID/KEA/ENV 1.1 Results Framework
National Science Foundation
The following information is being released for the purpose of public information and awareness of a USAID Kenya/East Africa recently developed five year USAID East Africa Regional Environment...more
Posted On - 2017-08-29


VALUE ADDED PRODUCER GRANT
National Science Foundation
This Notice announces that the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is accepting applications for the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. Approximately $18 million is currently...more
Posted On - 2017-08-29







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Social Entrepreneurship
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Social Enterprise HandiConnect Wins Audacious Award in New Zealand

Social Enterprise HandiConnect Wins Audacious Award in New Zealand
Social enterprise, HandiConnect, wins the Audacious-Business Idea competition’s Doing Good category. The company is spearheaded by University of...



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