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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

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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

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


Government Grants for Civic Engagement




OJJDP FY 20 Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
The Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JJMHCP) supports cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for youth with mental illness (MI) or co-occurring MI and...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04


BJA FY 20 Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Second Chance Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-199), reauthorized by the First Step Act of 2018, provides a comprehensive response to assist in the transition individuals make from prison, jail, or...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04




BJA FY 20 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program supports funding to state, local and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies for costs associated with the investigations and prosecutions of...more
Posted On - 2020-03-04


BJA FY 20 Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The FY 2020 Innovations in Reentry Initiative (IRI): Building System Capacity and Testing Reentry Strategies provides state and local jurisdictions and Indian tribes with the resources to identify...more
Posted On - 2020-03-03





BJA FY 20 National Community Courts Site-based and Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
Bureau of Justice Assistance
The National Community Courts Site-based and Training and Technical Assistance Initiative supports efforts by state, local, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to establish and enhance...more
Posted On - 2020-03-02


OVC FY 2020 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting
Office for Victims of Crime
The goal of this program is to deliver programming to address and help stop the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM) under two purpose areas (PAs). PA 1: a training and technical...more
Posted On - 2020-03-02






Social Entrepreneurship
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Social Entrepreneur Launches Peru State College’s Distinguished Speaker Series


Social Entrepreneur Launches Peru State College’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Social entrepreneur and co-founder of Krochet Kids International, Kohl Crecilius, Peru State College’s 2013-14 Distinguished Speaker Series at the College Theatre.


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