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

Want to find foundation giving by subject area? see here



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




Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences
National Science Foundation

The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS)in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF)and the National Institute of General Medical...more
Posted On - 2017-06-21


BLM-(MT), Upper Missouri Watershed Restoration
Bureau of Land Management

Background: This project will occur across the Ruby, Big Hole, and Beaverhead Watersheds (Beaverhead includes all tributary watersheds upstream of Clark Canyon Reservoir). These watersheds comprise...more
Posted On - 2017-06-21


Guinea Malaria Bilateral
Bureau of Land Management

The United States Government (USG) seeks to enter into a Cooperative Agreement (the Agreement) for a five-year, $28 million Malaria Bilateral Program to address critical malaria prevention and...more
Posted On - 2017-06-21


Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Great Plains CESU
Geological Survey

The US Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), is offering a funding opportunity to conduct a state-wide analysis for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in elk and mule deer. ...more
Posted On - 2017-06-21


Naval Medical Research Center: Research and Development of Protective Vaccines and Other Countermeasures Against Infectious Disease Agents of Military Importance
Office of Naval Research
The intent of this award is to fund an organization that can provide collaborative assistance with manpower (scientists, research associates, research assistants, laboratory aides , nurses, clinical...more
Posted On - 2017-06-21


Advanced Technology Solutions for Unconventional Oil and Gas Development
National Energy Technology Laboratory

This purpose of this announcement is to select and award projects that focus on critical gaps in our understanding of reservoir behavior and optimal completion, stimulation and wastewater disposal...more
Posted On - 2017-06-21







Grants News from around the Web



Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Doing the Math with Teach for America Teachers

Doing the Math with Teach for America Teachers
Teach for America is a social venture that hires graduating seniors from some of the...



Human Services Jobs in South Dakota

  Program Director Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Social Work Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2017 Copyright Michael Saunders